1391 Martine Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Ph: 908-889-8800

Enrichments for After School

Fall 2018 Enrichments

Tuesday, October 9 - Friday, December 21

At A Glance

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
HOLA!
12:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
 Chatterbox
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Ballet Combo (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Gaming/Animation/App Dev
5:00 p.m. • Grades 3-5
Ballet Combo (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3+
Kinder Hip Hop
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6
Chatterbox
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
Ballet/Tap (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6 
Program. Code. Minecraft
4:00 p.m. • Grades K-2
Ballet Lyrical (CDE)
4:45 p.m. • Ages 6-8
Prince/Princess (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
Chatterbox
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Hands IN
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 Sing A Song Music
12:45 • Ages 3-4 
 Ballet/Tap (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4  
Smarty Cat Kids
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
HOLA!
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
JCC Robotics & Drones
5:00 p.m. • Grades 3-5
Sing A Song Music
2:45 • Ages 4-5  
Child's Play Obstacle/Ninja
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Smarty Cat Kids
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
Kinder Ballet/Tap (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Lego STEAM
4:00 p.m. • Grades K-2
Sing A Song Music
3:45 • Ages 5+   
 Child's Play Obstacle/Ninja
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Smarty Cat Kids
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Messy Art
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Martial Arts
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 Sports Combo
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Jazz/Hip Hop (CDE)
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6    
Sports Combo
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Messy Art
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Martial Arts
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
  Sports Combo
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
  Little Earth Worms
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Sports Combo
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
 My Gym
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Martial Arts
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
  Zumba for Kids
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Little Earth Worms
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
  My Gym
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
 Tiaras (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
     Little Earth Worms
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+  
  My Gym
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Tiny Chefs
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+ 
   Yoga
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4   
     Prince/Princess (CDE)
12:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3 
 Tiny Chefs
3:45 p.m. • Ages 4+ 
   Yoga
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
   TEKI Minecraft Medieval
4:00 p.m. • Grades 1-2
    Yoga
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
  TEKI Minecraft Medieval
5:00 p.m. • Grades 3-6
      
   Tiaras (CDE)
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
     

Monday (9 weeks)

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish language through music, dramatic play and games.
Ages 4+ • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $198

Kinder Hip Hop with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Students will learn the hottest dance moves with the most popular music.  They will get waving, popping, gliding, floor work, rocking, locking and more.  This high-energy class is great for self-confidence building, coordination and fun.
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $225

Prince/Princess with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Learn ballet positions, follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat - the children will learn through dance games, creative movement which is always tiny dancers' favorite party.
Ages 2-3 • 2:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $225 

Smarty Cat Kids

Build it, test it, launch it!  Fun with mixing together ingredients in order to explore their properties and see how they change and react.  There will be a variety of projects such as learning how to make the perfect slime, creating color changing key changes that react with UV light and more!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $207

Sports Combo

Skilled sports educators provide these popular classes introducing a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games to give your child what she/he needs for sports development.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $198

Tiaras with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of stretching, coordination and strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. 
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $225

Tuesday (11 weeks) 

Chatterbox

Taught by a licensed speech language pathologist, this social language group was created to improve language-based social thinking and empower each student with the tools for social communication.  We will work on conversational skills and social development while utilizing age-appropriate, engaging activities.  This group will foster self-confidence through activities such as role-playing, cooperative games, storytelling and understanding emotions.  Most importantly, children have fun while they are learning.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $242

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish Language through music, dramatic play and games.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $242

Kinder Ballet/Tap with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor. Class will consist of strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement and classroom etiquette. We will end the class with high-energy choreography set to a popular song. 
Ages 4-5 • 3:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES AND NUDE TAP SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $275

Messy Art

Unleash your inner artist!  Explore a variety of techniques and materials to create amazing art projects.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45
Price: $242

My Gym 

Children will have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence and self-esteem.  The exhilarating All Star Sports program empowers children as they learn the rules and fundamentals of various sports.  Confidence soars as kids develop skills such as passing, catching, hitting, kicking, jumping and throwing while learning to play baseball, football, soccer, basketball, hockey, tennis and more.  The curriculum for each sport includes exercise and fitness training, basic rules and definitions, court or field layout, skill drills and analyses of concepts specific to that particular sport.  The children will be ready to play a game the My Gym way.  The kids are elated as they develop physically, become comfortable with the basics of each sport and gain the skills that prepare them to participate in any organized sport they choose.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. 
Price: $242 

Prince/Princess with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Learn ballet positions, follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat - the children will learn through dance games, creative movement which is always tiny dancers' favorite part.
Ages 2-3 • 12:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $275

TEKI Minecraft Medieval Times

Create and design your own castle this semester in our Medieval Minecraft world.  Discover the determination of Joan of Arc, Robin Hood and other famous people who lived during the Middle Ages.  Our villages will thrive through inventions lead by knights, crusaders, nobles and leaders!
1st-2nd Grades/Knights • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
3rd-6th Grades/Crusaders • 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Price: $275

Tiaras with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of stretching, coordination and strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m. 
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $275

Wednesday (11 weeks) 

Ballet Combo with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

This dynamic and energetic movement class concentrates on technique, rhythm, flexibility, choreography, style, funk, self-expression, confidence building and fun.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m.
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $275

Ballet/Tap with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.  We will end the class with high-energy fun choreography set to popular songs.
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES AND WHITE TAP SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $275

Hands IN

It's time to play...with your hands!  Run by an occupational therapist and Handwriting Without Tears handwriting specialist, children will have the opportunity to play games, make art, manipulate tools and develop pre-writing skills all in a fun, multi-sensory way!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $242 

JCC Robotics and Drones

In this class we will use EV3 LEGO Robotics to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to our everyday life.  Our robotics coach supports students with an emphasis on programming and teamwork.  Each of the projects begins with a robotics research simulation question in which students are guided step-by-step through the building and programming of a new solution and technological answer.  We will add drones into our robotics programming.
3rd-5th Grades • 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Price: $225 (9 weeks, no enrichment on October 31 or November 21) 

Martial Arts 

Martial Arts, which teaches self-discipline, socialization, concentration and self-control, will introduce your child to the basic skills of karate.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.  
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $253, Uniform Price: $65

Lego STEAM

Lego bricks have inspired our children to build and engineer.  This semester we will focus on art, science and technology concepts using Legos.  Students will explore this classic toy in the most innovative ways!
K-2nd Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $225  (9 weeks, no enrichment on October 31 or November 21)

Tiaras with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet technique is taught at the barre, center and across the floor.  Class will consist of stretching, coordination and strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement along with classroom etiquette.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED 
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $275

Tiny Chefs

Tiny Chefs make delicious and nutritious snacks during our class.  We will be expanding our world and our palates as we try recipes, learn safety skills and also take turns.  Basic reading math skills are used as students follow recipes.
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $275

Thursday (9 weeks)

Gaming, Animation and App Development

For all those hours spent playing fun video games and apps, why not learn how to create one?  Using the most highly regarded MIT program, students will development application, video games and animation.  Who's game for this?
3rd-5th Grades • 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Price: $225 

Program. Code. Minecraft. with TEKI

Introduce your child to educational technology in our exciting programming and coding class for beginners.  We will explore the hardware and software of computers. Additionally, we will learn how to code using multiple programs, including the popular Minecraft. 
K-2nd Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $225

Sing A Song Music

Children are introduced to instrument play, interactive songs, live music and dancing with rhythm and movement included.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $225

Sports Combo

Skilled sports educators provide these popular classes introducing a variety of sports skills all wrapped up in fun and games to give your child what she/he needs for sports development.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $198

Zumba for Kids

Come learn silliness and wacky dance moves that give your little ones a healthy, happy and "won't stop" time of learning and fun.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $198 

Friday (8 weeks, no class Friday, December 7)

Ballet Combo with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Learn ballet positions, follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat - the children will learn through dance games, creative movement which is always tiny dancers' favorite part.
Ages 3+ • 2:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $200 

Ballet Lyrical with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Start with technique and skills from ballet (barre, center and across the floor).  Students will also explore emphasizes interpretation and music lyrics to tell a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract.
Ages 6-8 • 4:45 p.m.
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $200

Ballet/Tap Combo with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

Ballet and tap exercises are taught to introduce important dance basics such as stretching, concentration, rhythm, coordination and discipline.  Learn ballet in a structured, supportive environment.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
PINK BALLET SHOES AND WHITE TAP SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $200

Child's Play Challenge Obstacle Course and Ninja Warrior Class

Calling all mini Ninjas.  Our multi-station obstacle course is specifically designed just for children.  These children will build important gross motor skills, develop muscles, increase cardiovascular fitness and gain confidence in a fun and playful setting.  Each week will focus on a specific station of the course through games and drills; skills will be developed to help reach desired goals.  It all culminates in the final week at the Crush the Course Showdown - complete with medals, certificates and an award ceremony!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. 
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $176

Jazz/Hip Hop with Center for Dance Education (CDE)*

This dynamic and energetic movement class concentrates on technique, rhythm, flexibility, choreography, style, funk, self-expression, confidence building and fun.
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
NUDE JAZZ SHOES REQUIRED
Please scroll down for full CDE info
Price: $200

Little Earth Worms

Little explorers have muddy fun in this creative-play outdoor learning class. Children are encouraged to touch, play, learn, listen and get connected with the world around them.  Fun activities like planting, digging and creating mud pies increase their awareness, independence and creativity.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.  
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. 
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176 

 

Yoga

This fun yoga series teaches poses, breathing, meditation and more.  We will explore yoga through stories, crafts and aromatherapy, all while encouraging self-expression.  We will also focus on social/emotional skills like the ability to identify and regulate emotions which are key skills for this age group.   Let's build a community of conscious little yogis together!  
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $176 

*Center for Dance Education (CDE) information

All CDE classes run Tuesday, October 9 - Friday, December 21.  For the full year, you will be required to re-register for the winter/spring session.
CDE dress rehearsal is Thursday, May 16 at 4:00 p.m.
CDE dance recital is Sunday, May 19 at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
More challenging choreography variations, partnering and staging are taught as the students progress. 
Boys are welcome in all dance classes.
Dance Class Requirements:

  • Dance clothing is encouraged - comfortable, moveable clothing such as a leotard, leggings, tights.
  • Hair should be tied back and off the face.
  • Tap shoes are needed for tap.
  • Jazz shoes should be nude.
  • Nude jazz shoes are also used for Hip Hop.
  • Pink ballet shoes are used for Ballet.
  • $100 costume (tights included) fee paid separately.  Fittings will be done in class during the month of January.

If you or a family member would like to participate in a JCC program and feel you may need special accommodations, please contact Mallory Zipkin at mzipkin@jccnj.org or 908-889-8800 x240. Whenever possible we will make reasonable accommodations to ensure accessibility for all. The JCC of Central NJ is a place where everyone is welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

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