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Spring 2018 Program Guide Children & Families Vacation Dayz: April - June

(K - 5th Grade) Pre-K students age 4 and enrolled at JDS or Swain are eligible to attend. 7:30am - 6:00pm Price: $94/day | JCC MVP: $57/day Early Dismissal: $44/day | JCC MVP: $35/day $10/hour for children who attend the jLounge on the Vacation Day needed (Early Dismissal only). No refunds or exchanges. JCC Closes at 4:00pm on Friday, March 30. When school is closed, the J is open! Pack a kosher lunch and bathing suit and leave the rest to us. Children will bake, swim, create, and more. Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org) JDS Monday, April 2, 2018 School Closed Tuesday, April 3, 2018 School Closed Wednesday, April 4, 2018 School Closed Thursday, April 5, 2018 School Closed Friday, April 6, 2018 School Closed Monday, May 21, 2018 School Closed (Shavuot) Monday, May 28, 2018 School Closed/JCC Closed Thursday, June 14, 2018 Last day of School Friday, June 15, 2018 School Closed

Allentown Monday, April 2, 2018 Monday, May 28, 2018 Thursday, June 14, 2018 Friday, June 15, 2018

School Closed School Closed/JCC Closed Last day of School School Closed

Parkland Monday, April 2, 2018 Friday, April 27, 2018 Friday, May 18, 2018 Monday, May 28, 2018 Thursday, June 14, 2018 Friday, June 15, 2018

School Closed Early Dismissal Early Dismissal School Closed/JCC Closed Last day of School School Closed

Camp JCC

Camp JCC Community Mitzvah Day Come out to Camp JCC and help us beautify our campsite! Activities will be available for campers while their families help spruce up camp! Stop by or stay for the day! Sunday, 4/29, 9:00am - 3:00pm Price: Free Contact: Mike Smith (msmith@lvjcc.org) Camp Open House (4 years - 16 years) Your summer adventure awaits. Walk through a typical day at Camp JCC, have your questions answered, invite a friend and receive $50 off your camp tuition if they register! Light breakfast provided. Sunday, 5/6, 10:00am - 12:00pm Price: Free Contact: Mike Smith (msmith@lvjcc.org)

JLounge: After School Care

Kindergarten - 5th Grade 9/5/17 - 6/14/18 3:30pm - 6:00pm After school care which includes homework help, snack, games, and crafts. Does not include Vacation Dayz, Snow Dayz, or holidays. Please fill out registration form with $250 deposit. For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 ext. 183. Please call for prorated prices for new enrollees. 5 Day Price: $4,360 | JCC MVP: $2,907 4 Day Price: $3,488 | JCC MVP: $2,326 3 Day Price: $2,616 | JCC MVP: $1,744 2 Day Price: $1,744 | JCC MVP: $1,163 1 Day Price: $872 | JCC MVP: $581 Extra Hours (Booked by the hour): $15/hour | JCC MVP: $10/hour Price: Mondays: $400 Tuesdays: $400 Wednesdays: $400 Thursdays: $400 Fridays: $400 *$10/ride add ons

TRANSPORTATION JCC MVP: Monday - Friday Full School Year Flat Fee: $400 *$10/ week add ons

Special grant funding for transportation from Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley for JCC Members and Jewish Day School Families. Transportation isn’t available the days the JCC is closed.

Camp Meet & Greet | Dip Dip Hooray! (4 years - 16 years) Camp starts in 3...2...1... Meet your counselors, take a dip in the pool, get pumped for the summer of a lifetime! Invite a friend and receive $50 off your camp tuition if they register! Light breakfast provided. Sunday, 6/17, 10:00am - 12:00pm Price: Free Contact: Mike Smith (msmith@lvjcc.org) or Jodi Lovenwirth (jlovenwirth@lvjcc.org)

Family Programming & Events

Israelfest Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley (JFLV) and the JCC of the Lehigh Valley (JCC). Enjoy food, vendors, entertainment, and kids activities. Thursday, 4/19, 4:00pm - 7:00pm Price: Free

For more information about Family Events, please contact Sandy Newman at 610.435.3571 (snewman@lvjcc.org) To register for programs, please call 610.435.3571 or visit www.lvjcc.org.


Spring 2018 Program Guide Children & Families PJ Library Passover Event (5 years and up) Experience both themes of Passover: Slavery and Freedom in a fun, family event! Four or five stations with Passover themes, plus a special Passover craft. Special guests Rabbi Seth and Cantor Jeff will be there to lead the experience. Sunday, 3/18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm Price: $10/family Contact: Stephanie Bennett (sbennett@lvjcc.org) The Mega Matzah Bake Join us at the JCC to make your own Matzah with the legendary Model Matzah Factory. Children get to participate in a hands on demonstration of all the steps it entails to make a Passover matzoh used at the Passover Seder from scratch! All participants will get to create a special Passover craft that can be used to enhance their Seder table! Registration to the Chabad Lubavitch of Lehigh Valley at chabadlehighvalley.com required. Sunday, 3/18, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Price: $10/child Parent-Child Workshop - “Let’s Make Stuff” (3 years - 5 years) Explore your own creativity and witness your child’s development during this Parent –Child Workshop! Children and adults work independently to explore art techniques through activities including painting, collage, sculpting, and drawing, and then share their creations and experiences with each other. One adult is required for every child. Registration is required. Pricing is a parent and child group. Sunday, 4/8, 10:30am - 12:00pm Price: $30 | JCC MVP: $20 Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org) Paint Your Pet / Swimming Fun (5 years and up) Paint your Pet Canvas: Learn how to paint your pet, have a snack, and enjoy time in our beautiful heated pool. Class includes a drink, snack, paint, canvas and swimming activities. Once registered for this event, please email a picture of the pet you wish to paint to bfinberg@lvjcc.org. Sunday, 4/22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm Price: $30 | JCC MVP: $20 Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org) Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet Celebrate that most special woman in your life by taking her to a delicious Sunday brunch at the JCC! Moms will enjoy a meal and fresh flowers. Included in Mom’s price is a rose and a ticket to Once Upon a Mattress! Sunday, 5/13, 11:00am - 1:00pm Price: $25 /person (included with Mom’s price: a rose and a ticket a show of Once Upon a Mattress) Member pricing: $17 / person (included with Mom’s price: a rose and a ticket a show of Once Upon a Mattress) Child Price: $15 | Child JCC MVP: $10 Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org)

Musical, Acting and Vocal Recital (12 years - 18 years) Students from our private music, vocal, and acting classes will perform selections that they have learned this past year. Come and watch what the JCC has to offer in the way of guitar, piano, singing and acting. Tuesday, 5/22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm Price: $15; Children 4 - 12 years: $8 | JCC MVP: $10; Children 4 - 12 years: $5 | Under 4: Free Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org)

After School Programs PERFORMING ARTS

Private Piano, Guitar, and Drum Lessons (Kindergarten - Adults) Whether Jeff is teaching guitar, piano, or beginner drums, his approach to music instruction does not stick to a rigid curriculum that uses a one-size-fits-all approach. Whether they’re beginners, intermediate, or advanced, students require personal attention and adaptation to help them excel. Lessons run for 30 minutes. Please contact Brenda Finberg to make an appointment. Instructor: Jeff Bowers Mondays, (4/2 - 6/11 | No lessons 5/28) Price: $438 | JCC MVP: $350 Tuesdays, (4/3 - 6/12); Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 Wednesdays, (4/4 - 6/13) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 Thursdays, (4/5 - 6/14 | No lessons 4/19) Price: $438 | JCC MVP: $350 Fridays, (1/5 - 3/30 | No lessons after 4:00pm on 4/6) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 3:30pm - 6:00pm, by appointment Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org) Private Acting/Coaching Lessons (1st - 12th Grade) Learn the craft and business of acting and auditioning for stage, film, and television work. Gain self-confidence and find your own unique voice. Lessons run for 30 minutes. Please contact Brenda Finberg to make an appointment. Instructor: Naomi Schachter Mondays, (4/2 - 6/11 | No lessons 5/28) Price: $438 | JCC MVP: $350 Tuesdays, (4/3 - 6/12) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 Wednesdays, (4/4 - 6/13) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 Thursdays, (4/5 - 6/14 | No lessons 4/19) Price: $438 | JCC MVP: $350 Fridays, (1/5 - 3/30 | No lessons after 4:00pm on 4/6) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 4:00pm - 6:00pm, by appointment Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org)

For more information about Children’s Programming please contact Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org) at 610.435.3571. To register for programs, please call 610.435.3571 or visit www.lvjcc.org.


Private Voice Lessons (Kindergarten - Adults) 30 minute lessons made by appointment. Students will learn proper vocal technique through personalized instruction, fundamental singing exercises, and expansion of vocal music repertoire. Lessons run for 30 minutes. Please contact Brenda Finberg to make an appointment. Instructor: Nick Conti Mondays, (4/2 - 6/11 | No lessons 5/28) Price: $438 | JCC MVP: $350 Tuesdays, (4/3 - 6/12) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 Wednesdays, (4/4 - 6/13) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 Thursdays, (4/5 - 6/14 | No lessons 4/19) Price: $438 | JCC MVP: $350 Fridays, (1/5 - 3/30 | No lessons after 4:00pm on 4/6) Price: $482 | JCC MVP: $385 4:00pm - 6:00pm, by appointment Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org) *NEW* Directing Class with SJ (12 years - 18 years) We will explore the process of putting on a production from the director’s point of view. From auditions to opening performance come learn what it’s like to be the creative driving force behind the scenes. Then get hands on and direct a short scene of your own. Instructor: SJ Pierce Thursdays, (4/5 - 6/14 | No lessons 4/19) Price: $240 | JCC MVP: $160 4:00pm - 5:00pm Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org)

VISUAL ARTS

*NEW* Chocolate Delights (5 years - 12 years) Discover the delicious origins of chocolate as you prepare yummy, chocolatey treats together with Miss Robyn. Instructor: Robyn Finberg Wednesdays, (4/2 - 6/15) Price: $330 | JCC MVP: $220 4:00pm - 5:00pm Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org)

Stagemakers Youth Theater

Once Upon a Mattress (4 years - 18 years) In this musical version of The Princess and the Pea, Princess Winnifred is an ungainly, brash girl competing for the hand of Prince Dauntless, whose domineering mother Queen Aggravain has declared he must marry a “true” princess before anyone else in the kingdom can marry. Show Dates: Thursday, 5/10 at 7:00pm Sunday, 5/13 at 2:00 pm and 7:00pm Participation Fee: $135 | JCC MVP: $85 Ticket Prices: $15/Adult; $11/Child JCC MVP Ticket Prices: $11/Adult; $8/Child Group Rate (10 or more on the same day): $9/ticket Contact: Brenda Finberg (bfinberg@lvjcc.org)

Aquatics, Sports, Recreation, & Fitness

Swim Lessons (All Ages) The JCC offers private, semi-private, and group swim lessons for all ages at a variety of times. For more information, please see our aquatics guide. Contact: Jodi Lovenwirth (jlovenwirth@lvjcc.org) After School Sports (7 years - 12 years) Come join Coach T and the rec staff as we get together and work up a sweat playing popular games such as flag football, basketball, kickball and much more. Mondays, (4/2 - 6/11 | No program on 5/28) Price: $198 | JCC MVP: $132 4:00pm - 5:00pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org) Youth Strength & Conditioning Training (10 years - 12 years) Whether you’re starting your path towards life-long wellness or trying to maintain or even gain that competitive edge, there is no better time than adolescence to begin a good strength and conditioning training program. Making the decision to begin a safe and effective strength and conditioning training program at this age is the first step towards athletic success and a wellbalanced healthy lifestyle. Instructor: Bryon Morris Monday (4/2 - 6/11 | No training on 5/28) Price: $165 | JCC MVP: $110 4:00pm - 5:00pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org) Spring Jr. Squash Round Robin (8 years - 15 years) Come have a good time with your friends on the squash court in our no-pressure program as we play round robins during open play each week. Tuesdays, (4/3 - 6/12) Price: $198 | JCC MVP: $132 4:00pm - 5:00pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org) Jr. Ga-Ga (5 years - 9 years) Back by popular demand! Join Coach T and the rec staff as we play the most popular game at JCCs all across the country. Tuesdays, (4/3 - 6/12) Price: $165 | JCC MVP: $110 4:00pm - 5:00pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org) Athletic Speed and Agility (8 years - 18 years) Join Coach Bryon of Morris Athletics in this class where particpants will work twice a week on footwork, form, speed, and agility. This class is open to athletes of all sports. Both days included. Tuesdays, 5:00pm - 6:00pm Sundays, 11:30am - 12:30pm Session 1: (4/8 - 5/8) Session 2: (5/13 - 6/12 | No training on 5/20) Price per session: $195 | JCC MVP per session: $130 Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org)

For more about Recreation, please contact Terrence Baker at (tbaker@lvjcc.org). For Aquatics, please contact Jodi Lovenwirth at 610.435.3571 (jlovenwirth@lvjcc.org). Register by calling 610.435.3571 or visiting www.lvjcc.org.


Spring Soccer Shots® (3 years - 9 years) Soccer Shots® is a nationally recognized program that teaches young children the values of cooperation, sharing, sportsmanship, and teamwork, all the while providing them with an age-appropriate introduction to the fun and exciting game of soccer! Wednesdays, (4/4 - 6/13) Price: $280 | JCC MVP: $187 4:00pm - 4:45pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org) High School Pick-Up Basketball (13 years - 18 years) Our own pick-up basketball league, just for teens! Join us on Thursdays as we run pick-up basketball games just like our men’s adult program. Thursdays, (4/5 - 6/28 | No Basketball 4/19) Price: $50 | JCC MVP: Free 6:00pm - 7:00pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org) Teen Strength & Conditioning Training (12 years and up) Whether you’re starting your path towards life-long wellness or trying to maintain or even gain that competitive edge, there is no better time than adolescence to begin a good strength and conditioning training program. During the teenage years is when most athletes and health-minded individuals decide to pick up the dumbbells for the first time. Making the decision to begin a safe and effective strength and conditioning training program at this age is the first step towards athletic success and a well-balanced healthy lifestyle. Instructor: Bryon Morris Thursdays, (4/5 - 6/14 | No Training 4/19) Price: $150 | JCC MVP: $100 5:00pm - 6:00pm Contact: Terrence Baker (tbaker@lvjcc.org)

Programs must be pre-registered and paid for prior to the start date. Restrictions may apply as the JCC does not offer refunds or exchanges on programs or membership.

Spring Children and Family Guide 2018  
Spring Children and Family Guide 2018  
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