GRADES K - 5

PLEASE NOTE: The JCC building is currently closed under Santa Clara County’s shelter-in-place order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our youth programs are currently on hiatus. Some programs are running online. For details, contact Alix Davidson (youth programs and camp) at alix@apjcc.org.

In summer 2020, we will be running six weeks of in-person summer camp. Visit campshalomjcc.org to sign up.

Breathe, Stretch, Shake, Let It Go! (1st-6th grades, on Zoom)
Are you stuck at home and looking for a way to be physically active? Start your week off right with a kid-friendly blend of yoga and pilates. Relax your mind and move your body with active stretching and focused breathing. Enhance your flexibility, strength, and body awareness all while having fun and meeting new friends. With JCC fitness instructor Else Green.
Date: Mondays ongoing
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Fee: $15 per class
Registration Link: click here

I Like to Move It, Move It! (2nd-8th grades, on Zoom)
This class is designed to get you MOVING! Join JCC personal trainer Andrew Price and use all your extra energy as you participate in fun challenges and make friends. Each week’s workout will be jam packed with new moves incorporating flexibility, cardio, balance, and strength training.
Date: Wednesdays ongoing
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Fee: $15 per class
Registration Link: click here

 

New for the 2020-21 school year! The Beged Kefet Hebrew Language School will offer Hebrew as a Second Language (HSL) for children ages 6-8 years old, on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:30pm. The school year runs from September 2020 – June 2021.

Beged Kefet is a Hebrew language afterschool program for students in kindergarten through high school. It opened in September 2008 in response to the local community’s need and has been headquartered at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto since September 2009. Beged Kefet operates satellite campuses at the JCC in Los Gatos, as well as in Sunnyvale, Foster City, the East Bay, and Stanford.

Please contact Beged Kefet’s Los Gatos Campus Headmaster, Yael Karmi at bkyael@apjcc.org with any questions.

For more information see https://www.paloaltojcc.org/Beged-Kefet-Hebrew-School.

Beged Kefet is a creation of the ICC@JCC, a program of the Oshman Family JCC.

The JCC offers a variety of programs for children from Hebrew-speaking families. For details, see apjcc.org/hebrew or contact shavit@apjcc.org.

The Los Gatos branch of Beged Kefet, a Hebrew language afterschool program for students in kindergarten through high school, is also located at the JCC. Details are at apjcc.org/hebrew. Contact Beged Kefet’s Los Gatos Campus Headmaster, Yael Karmi at bkyael@apjcc.org with any questions.

The JCC offers a variety of programs for children from Russian-speaking Jewish families. For details, see apjcc.org/russian or email rabbiilana@apjcc.org.

 

This class is on hiatus during the shelter-in-place order.

Learn yoga poses and techniques through storytelling, props, and imagination, with instructor Linda Adleson.

More info: alix@apjcc.org

How to register: Please fill out a Registration Form.

DAY DATES TIME CM/SM NM
Tue TBD 3:45-4:45pm $150 $180

CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

 

This class is on hiatus during the shelter-in-place order.

Children ages 10-15 years old can learn to use the Fitness Center in a safe and effective manner through this 5 session program. (For children 10-12, this program is REQUIRED in order to be admitted to the Fitness Center. After completing the program, children can work out with parental supervision. Children ages 13-15 can also benefit from this program, but it’s not required.)

During the first four sessions, your child will learn about different components of exercise including flexibility, cardiovascular, strength training, balance and core training, and safe use of the equipment. During the fifth, individually scheduled session, they will be taken through a practical examination with the instructor.

Dates and times are based on participant request and instructor availability. Rates are $200 for Full Center Members, $250 for Social Members or non-members. Rates are per child, for groups of two or more. Private instruction is $235 per child for Full Center Members. More info: fitnesscenter@apjcc.org or call the Fitness Desk at 408.357.7419.

You can find information about swimming, sports, and fitness classes by clicking these links:

Mini Camps are offered on dates when local schools are closed for a day or two. Come hang out in the JCC’s youth lounge, Club J, for a fun-filled day of supervised activities. Full day (9:00am-3:30pm) and half-day (9:00am-12:30pm) options are available, as well as extended care (8:00-9:00am and 3:30-6:00pm). Cost for a full day is $75 CM/SM, $97.50 NM. Extended care is available.

Stay tuned for upcoming dates.

For more information, contact camp@apjcc.org or 408.357.7416.


CM = Full Center Member  SM = Social Member  NM = Non-Member

We also offer camp during winter break, ski week, and spring break.

 

Ride the Los Gatos School Bus to the JCC
The Los Gatos school bus stops at the JCC! Students from Blossom Hill Elementary, Fisher Middle, and Van Meter Elementary can ride the bus. JCC staff will meet the bus and escort students to classes and recreation programs at the JCC. For details, contact Alix Davidson, the JCC’s Youth & Camps Director, at alix@apjcc.org or 408.357.7447.

All K-5 After-school Enrichment Programs are made possible, in part, by a generous gift from Ron Cohn in memory of Edythe Cohn.

To make a donation to support youth programs at the JCC, please visit our Donations page.