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

Enrichments for After School

Fall/Early Winter Enrichments
Tuesday, October 15 - Friday, January 17
Registration open Friday, August 2 at 9:00 a.m. - Friday, August 30 at 9:00 a.m.

At A Glance

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
Craft Factory
12:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
Chatterbox
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3+ 
Hands In
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
Sing A Song Music
2:45 • Ages 3-4 
Child's Play Challenge
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
 Smarty Cat Kids
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Craft Factory
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3+
Healthy Manners
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
Sing A Song Music
3:45 • Ages 5+  
Child's Play Challenge
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5  
Smarty Cat Kids
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+ 
Craft Factory
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Healthy Manners
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
Sports Combo
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Child's Play Challenge
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+ 
 Smarty Cat Kids
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
 HOLA!
2:45 p.m. • Age 4+
Martial Arts
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 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+
Dream Weavers
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4+
Martial Arts
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
 Storybook Art Class
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
 Little Earth Worms
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5 
  TEKI Tycoon
4:00 p.m. • 2nd-5th Gr 
Martial Arts
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
   Storybook Art Class
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Little Earth Worms
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+      
    TEKI Minecraft/Engineer
4:00 p.m. • 1st-4th Gr
Storybook Art Class
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+
Yoga
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
      TEKI Program. Code. Minecraft
4:00 p.m. • 2nd-4th Gr
Yoga
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
        Yoga
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5+  
DANCE CLASSES
Ballet
12:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3 
Ballet
2:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3  
  Ballet/Acro
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Ballet
12:45 p.m. • Ages 2-3
Ballet
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4   
Ballet/Tap
4:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6
Ballet Combo
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Ballet/Acro
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
Ballet/Jazz
2:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4 
 Ballet
3:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Gym/Jazz
2:45 p.m. • Ages 4-5
Jazz/Hip Hop
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6  
Jazz/Tap
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6 
Jazz/Hip Hop
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6 
Ballet/Acro
12:45 p.m. • Ages 3-4
Musical Theater
3:45 p.m. • Ages 5-6
       

Monday (11 weeks)

Craft Factory

An artsy crafts class that is perfect for having fun while inspiring and developing your child’s artistic talent! Each week we will create different mementos using paint, clay, beads and more!
Ages 2-3 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $253

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!  New curriculum!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $275
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $275
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $286

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 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $275

Dance Classes

Ballet

This class teaches positions, how to follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat. The children will learn through dance games and creative movement which is always a tiny dancer’s favorite part.
Ages 2-3 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Pink ballet shoes required

Ballet/Tap

This combo class begins with fundamental ballet emphasizing technique jumps, and the second part of the class teaches rhythmic beats with tap shoes! Fun and upbeat (and loud ;)!
Ages 5-6 • 4:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Pink ballet and nude tap shoes required

Gym/Jazz

Fun and technical foundation and upbeat dancing to dancers' favorite songs with kicks, leaps and combos as well as basic gymnastics and strengthening across the mats!
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Nude jazz shoes required

Musical Theater

Combines acting with singing/lip-synching and dancing typically with common show tunes and musicals.
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Nude jazz shoes required

Tuesday (12 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+ • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $253

Craft Factory

An artsy crafts class that is perfect for having fun while inspiriting and developing your child’s artistic talent! Each week we will create different mementos using paint, clay, beads and more!
Ages 3+ • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $253
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $264

HOLA!

An introduction to the Spanish Language through music, dramatic play and games.
Age 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $253 

Dream Weavers

Let loose your inner artist while exploring the exciting craft of weaving. Every week a different technique and material will be used to create dream catchers, treasured artworks and wearable art.
Ages 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $264

TEKI Tycoon

This summer during our Young Entrepreneurs Camp Week, campers voted TEKI Tycoon as their class choice this Fall Semester! Now it's your turn child's turn to enjoy it! Students will develop business simulation games in real world economic environments.
2-5th Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $275

Dance Classes

Ballet

This class teaches positions, how to follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat. The children will learn through dance games and creative movement which is always a tiny dancer’s favorite part.
Ages 2-3 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $312
Pink ballet shoes required

Ballet Combo

This class includes barre, center and across the floor. Class will consist of strength exercises, musicality, improvisation, creative movement and class etiquette (varies each week).  We will end the class with high-energy fun choreography with the most popular songs.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $312
Pink ballet shoes required 

Jazz/Hip Hop

A dynamic and energetic age-appropriate movement class which incorporates technique. The class will also concentrate on rhythm, flexibility, choreography, gymnastics, style, self-expression, confidence building and fun.
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $312
Nude jazz shoes required

Wednesday (12 weeks) 

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 4+ • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $288

Healthy Manners

This class will expose your child to the exciting world of healthy food!  Children will learn healthy eating habits and make kid friendly healthy snacks each week which will include fruits and vegetables. Here's the manners part...they will also learn table manners, how to use their "indoor voice" in restaurants, how to place an order, what you can and can't eat with your hands and so much more!  The children will play games, do crafts, hear stories and learn fun facts about healthy foods and manners.  They will put together a small cookbook of all the recipes they make in class.
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m.
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $300

Martial Arts 

Martial Arts, which teaches self-discipline, socialization, concentration and self-control, will introduce your child to the basic skills of karate to give them a solid foundation.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $288 
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. •  Price: $288
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $300
Uniform Price: $65 

TEKI Minecraft and Lego Engineering

Minecraft and LEGO engineers will construct their magnificent worlds at TEKI this semester. Through the collaboration with their classmates they will create inspirational and successful communities.
1st-4th Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $275
No class on Wednesday, November 27

Dance Classes

Ballet/Acro

Fundamental ballet class emphasizes technique, jumps and across the floor.  We will also use mats to work on basics including stretches and strengthening, splits, rolls, backbends and more.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. 
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $312
Pink ballet shoes required

Jazz/Tap

Let's start with a classical jazz technique - kicks, turns, leaps and more! Part 2 is tap dance! 
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $312
Nude jazz and nude tap shoes required

Thursday (11 weeks) 

Sing A Song Music

Children are introduced to instrument play, interactive songs, live music and dancing with rhythm and movement included.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $253
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $264

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. • Price: $264
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $275

Storybook Art Class by Creative Kids

Join Creative Kids as stories come to life in this innovative art class.  Each week we will explore favorite children's authors, stories and characters with an art project for each book we read.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $264
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $264
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $275

TEKI Program. Code. Minecraft. 

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. Join us for an hour of code every week this semester.
K-2nd Grades • 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Price: $250
No class on Thursday, October 31

Dance Classes

Ballet

This class teaches positions, how to follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat. The children will learn through dance games and creative movement which is always a tiny dancer’s favorite part.
Ages 2-3 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Pink ballet shoes required

Ballet/Jazz

Classical ballet with barre, center and across the floor work for will help us work on technique, strength and flexibility. Jazz changes it up with fast upbeat music and technical dance combinations.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Pink ballet shoes required

Jazz/Hip Hop

A dynamic and energetic age-appropriate movement class which incorporates technique. The class will also concentrate on rhythm, flexibility, choreography, gymnastics, style, self-expression, confidence building and fun.
Ages 5-6 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $286
Nude jazz shoes required

Friday (10 weeks)

Child's Play Challenge/Ninja Warriors

Calling all mini ninjas!  Our multi-station obstacle course is specially designed just for kids!  Program participants 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 in order to overcome the obstacles and reach desired goals.  It all culminates in the final week at the Crush the Course Showdown - complete with medals, certificates and an awards ceremony!
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $240
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $240
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $250

Little Earth Worms

Little explorers have muddy fun in this creative play/learning class. Children are encouraged to touch, play, learn and listen with activities outdoors. They get connected with the world around them with fun activities like planting, digging, and making mud pies - increasing their awareness, independence and creativity.
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m. • Price: $240  
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. •  Price: $240
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $250

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. • Price: $240
Ages 4-5 • 2:45 p.m. • Price: $240
Ages 5+ • 3:45 p.m. • Price: $250

Dance Classes

Ballet

This class teaches positions, how to follow basic ballet movement, stretching, jumping and dancing with props.  Ballet story time is a special treat. The children will learn through dance games and creative movement which is always a tiny dancer’s favorite part.
Ages 3-4 • 2:45 p.m. 
Ages 3-4 • 3:45 p.m.
Price: $260
Pink ballet shoes required

Ballet Acro

Fundamental ballet class emphasizes technique, jumps and across the floor.  We will also use mats to work on basics including stretches and strengthening, splits, rolls, backbends and more. 
Ages 3-4 • 12:45 p.m.
Price: $260
Pink ballet shoes required

*Center for Dance Education (CDE) information

All CDE classes run October - January.
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.
  • Nude 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.
  • Please stay tuned for recital information.

If you or a family member would like to participate in a JCC program and feel you may need special accommodations, please contact Courtney Teicher at cteicher@jccnj.org or 908-889-8800 x227. 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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