JCC Children’s Department provides exciting programming and activities for kids throughout the year. J CLUB, afterschool care for children in kindergarten through 5th grade, combines the best of all worlds for children – flexible and exciting activities, quality supervision, nutritious kosher snacks, and an opportunity to take advantage of JCC classes and facilities.
School’s Out Days offer special activities at the JCC when school is closed, making use of our extensive recreation facilities, swimming pool, and the creative minds of our wonderful staff.
Our award-winning Birthday Parties program is an excellent choice for parents who are looking for a no-muss-no-fuss option for their kids’ celebrations. Choose from one of our many themes and let us do all the work!
J CLUB is a licensed after school enrichment program offered at The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (JCC). Our program provides children from Kindergarten through 5th grade an opportunity to have fun, learn new skills, grow, and develop in positive ways. J CLUB is your child’s home away from home. At J CLUB, kids have after-school snack, get a head start on homework, and participate in fun activities in a Jewish setting. Join friends for Trivia Tuesdays, Wacky Competition Wednesdays, Think Tank Thursdays and more! Participants in the program will choose from multiple activities offered throughout the month. Activities may include sports, art, afterschool enrichment classes, playground time, and daily chugim.
Register Today for the 2019-20 School Year!
We offer flexible enrollment options to accommodate to your family’s busy and changing schedules. We offer a 5, 3, and 2-day option, as well as a drop in option at a fixed rate.
» 2019-20 Registration Form (pdf)
» 2019-20 Parent Handbook (pdf)
» 2019-20 Child’s Medical (pdf)
» 2019-20 Routine Trip Permission Form (pdf)
» 2019-20 Permission Form (pdf)
» 2019-20 Swim Permission Form (pdf)
» 2019-20 Medication Request (pdf)
» 2019-20 Health Care Plan (pdf)
School’s Out Days & Break Camps
When school is out, we are in! J CLUB is a great place for your child to be when school is out for holidays, teacher work days, and scheduled breaks. School’s Out Days require separate registration and run from 8am-4pm with optional aftercare from 4pm-6pm.
Sign up separately for the following 2019-2020 dates:
November 4, 5, 27
February 14, 17
December 21 – January 7 (Winter Break)
March 16 – March 23 (Spring Break)
J CLUB PRESENTS: Cooking with Angie
September 11th – November 6th
Wednesdays | 4:30-5:30PM | $120 per child
Cooking with Angie motivates and empowers children to make healthy food choices through
hands on learning with fresh fruits, vegetables and kosher foods. Kids can explore new foods,
learn about nutrition, and develop math and reading skills as they measure and read directions.
These simple kosher recipes are designed to help make cooking safe and fun, and to entice your child into trying something new!
J CLUB PRESENTS: Sukkot “Nailed it”
October 10 | 6-7:30pm | $25
Children (K-5th grade) will compete in a “nailed it” style competition building sukkahs.
For more information, contact Kaley Rosenthal, J CLUB and Children’s Programming Coordinator at (614) 559-6253.