Upcoming Kid’s Activities


Mad Science – Funky Forces

Explore the different scientific forces at work in the world around us! In this session, students will take a tour on the electron freeway, discover the strength behind super structures like skyscrapers, learn the science behind magic and conjure up some tricks of your own. Every week offers a different hands-on topic.

 

 

 

 

  • Grades: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Time: Mondays from 4:15-5:15
  • Dates: April 25 – June 6 (no class 5/30)
  • Location: The Zone-JCC
  • Sessions: 6 Weeks
  • Registration: Front Desk or call 757-321-2338
  • Pricing: $104 Members/ $135 Potential Members

Israel Club

In the Simon Family JCC’s Israel Club we will discover what Israel’s unique geography is like, talk about (and taste!) the wonderful foods of Israel, see images and learn about the wildlife there, and of course discuss some of Israel’s rich history.

Through fun and engaging discussions, games and crafts, we will enhance our knowledge of all-things-Israel, together, in a really fun environment surrounded by new friends!

The class is lead by our Youth and Family Program Coordinator, Nofar Trem, who is also an Israeli born citizen. She is excited to meet you and bring Israel to life for everyone!

  • Grades: 3rd – 5th Grade
  • Time: Mondays from 3:45- 4:45
  • Dates: March 7-March 28
  • Location: The Zone-JCC
  • Registration: Front Desk or call 757-321-2338
  • Pricing: $50 Members/ $65 Potential Members

Little Ninjas with Spirit Fighting Arts

Children in kindergarten and first grade will learn the foundation of self-defense by recognizing stranger danger and learning how to react. They will become confident in how to deal with emergency situations, like following procedures calmly. Little Ninjas will also improve motor skills, coordination, and concentration.

  • Grades: Kindergarten and 1st
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:10
  • Dates: February 22 – March 22 (no class on 3/17)
    March 29-April 28 (no class 4/19 and 4/21)
  • Location: Studio 2- JCC (Fitness/2nd Floor)
  • Registration: Front Desk or call 757-321-2338
  • Pricing: $104 Members/ $135 Potential Members*
    • *Additional charges for uniform, manual, and belt promotions will be handled through the instructor.

Self Defense with Spirit Fighting Arts

Children from grades 2-5 will learn situational awareness, to be aware of their surroundings and know when there is a threat to themselves or others. They will learn anti-bullying strategies to de-escalate and stop bullying with a non-violence approach. Children will gain self-discipline and confidence as their skills strengthen with biweekly training. Respect for your parents, your teachers, peers, and especially yourself is paramount.

  • Grades: 2nd-5th
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:15
  • Dates: February 22 – March 22(no class on 3/17)
    March 29-April 28 (no class 4/19 and 4/21)
  • Location: Studio 2- JCC (Fitness/2nd Floor)
  • Registration: Front Desk or call 757-321-2338
  • Pricing: $104 Members/ $135 Potential Members
    • *Additional charges for uniform, manual, and belt promotions will be handled through the instructor.

Soccer Shots

Soccer season can be year-round with Soccer Shots! Learn soccer fundamentals while building character development like teamwork, respect, and determination! For inclement weather and temps below 40 degrees, practice will be indoors in the gym.

Kindergarten- 3rd Grade

  • Time: Tuesdays 3:30-4:15 or 4:30-5:15
  • Dates: April 5 – May 31 (no class 4/19)
  • Location: Soccer Field or Gym- JCC

PreK 3’s and 4’s

  • Time: Thursdays 4:15-5:00 or 5:15-6:00
  • Dates: April 7-June 2 (no class on 4/21)
  • Location: Soccer Field or Gym- JCC


Kids Yoga with Brigitte

Let your child transition from a hectic school day to a peaceful and fun afternoon! Brigitte has worked with the Simon Family JCC and Strelitz International Academy for many years now and has come to know many families in the community. Children will learn breathing exercises, yoga poses, and mindfulness in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5th
  • Time: Wednesdays 3:45-4:45
  • Dates: April 6-June 1 (no class 4/20)
  • Location: The Zone- JCC
  • Registration: Front Desk or call 757-321-2338
  • Pricing: $104 Members/ $135 Potential Members

Mad Science – Secret Agent Lab

Learn what it takes to be a super spy, daring detective, or forensic scientist! From analyzing shoe prints to trying out some cool spy gear, the Secret Agent Lab will give students an up-close and hands-on experience with forensic science. Every week each child will receive a take-home project to continue the learning at home!

 

 

 

 

  • Grades: 1st & 2nd Grade
  • Time: Mondays from 4:15-5:15
  • Dates: POSTPONED, stay tuned for details
  • Location: The Zone-JCC
  • Sessions: 6 Weeks
  • Registration: Front Desk or call 757-321-2338
  • Pricing: $104 Members/ $135 Potential Members