JCC of Syracuse newsletter and fall program guide. Check out all of our programs/services and upcoming classes!
315-445-2360 | www.jccsyr.org Jerome and Phyllis Charney Early Childhood Development Program PJ LIBRARY PJ Library in CNY (PJ for pajamas), a JCC of Syracuse program, holds a monthly PJ Library day in ECDP. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas to school when the PJ Library coordinator visits to read stories, sing songs and plan activities with the children. PJ Library offers free, high-quality Jewish books and music each month to parents raising Jewish children ages six months to eight years all across North America. FUNDRAISERS Bottle & can drive Please bring in your bottles and cans to FM Returnables at 202 W. Seneca St. in Manlius! We raised over $500 last year with the help of our families. Make sure you tell them it’s a donation for JCC’s ECDP when you drop off your bottles and cans. Square One Art In October the Early Childhood Department will be raising money using your child’s artwork! Parents can purchase coffee mugs, key chains, T-shirts and magnets that express their little one’s creativity. Order forms will be in your child’s mailbox. Fall enrichment classes Classes require pre-registration and are subject to minimum enrollment. Bricks 4 Kidz This is a great class for children to practice fine motor skills, pattern recognition and more. Your child will build a different LEGO animal each class while taking a virtual trip to the zoo! We’ll build a camel, elephant, giraffe and kangaroo using LEGO Duplo bricks. Each class will start with circle time and a book about the animal that will be built. Following the animal build, there will be some creative LEGO play time and crafts. SESSION 1 Age: 3–5 Day: Tuesday Dates: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 Time: 1–1:45 pm Fee: $55 members, $65 non-members SESSION 2 Age: 3–5 Day: Tuesday Dates: Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28 Time: 1–1:45 pm Fee: $55 members, $65 non-members Throw the best birthday party for your little one. Ever. We offer age appropriate games and activities tailored to your preschooler’s likes and interests. Parties at the JCC are two hours long, and include all necessary materials, invitations, birthday cake and party supplies. Our staff will set up and clean up, and provide one hour of structured fun. $50 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. For further details and pricing, call Mick Hagan at 315-445-2360, ext. 129. Kids Yoga – Session 1 This child friendly yoga class is designed to develop better balance, muscle tone and flexibility. Your child will also learn breathing techniques to promote calmness. The class is for the introspective child. SESSION 1 Age: 3–5 Day: Wednesday Dates: Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 Time: 1:15 - 2 pm Fee: $45 members, $55 non-members SESSION 2 Age: 3–5 Day: Wednesday Dates: Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29 Time: 1:15 - 2 pm Fee: $45 members, $55 non-members Everyone is welcome! JCC membership not required. Use the registration form on page 20 and sign up today! Questions? Call us at 315-445-2040, ext. 120. Special thanks to B&B Lumber for their generous mulch donation for our playgrounds! Thank You! 14 JCC of Syracuse | 2017 Fall Program Guide
315-445-2360 | www.jccsyr.org After School & Childrens Programs Kindergarten – Seventh Grade We provide a dynamic array of programs and activities for school-age children in a safe, nurturing, flexible and welcoming environment that supports their families’ needs. Programming focuses on a healthy combination of constructive play, child- and counselor-led activities, active play and Judaic culture. Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to become vital members of our programs. Mick Hagan Director of Children & Teen Services and Camps After AFTER School SCHOOL PROGRAM Program September 5, 2017 First day of the After School Program After School withdrawals, changes To ensure proper staffing ratios, changes or withdrawals must be made in writing to the After School Program by the 15th of the month (or next business day) prior to the month when the change will occur. If written notification is not received, you are responsible for the original billed amount. Increases in days and times are based on availability. CalenDAR Sept. 4. ........Closed – Labor Day Sept. 5. ........First day of After School Program Sept. 20. .......Close at 5 pm Eve of Rosh Hashanah Sept. 21, 22. ....Closed – Rosh Hashanah Sept. 29. .......Close at 5 pm Eve of Yom Kippur Nov. 23, 24. ....Closed – Thanksgiving What is the ASP all about? • Balancing safe, educational and recreational programming for schoolage children. • Hours: Close of school to 6 p.m. on school days. • Recreation includes all types of sports and games, arts and crafts, cultural activities, sledding when there’s snow, swimming in June and much more. • Educational activities are experiential and based on fun. • The homework room is available Monday through Thursday. Transportation J-D Schools transports students directly to the JCC. This must be coordinated with the specific school. The JCC’s own bus can transport students from some Syracuse City and F-M district schools, including private schools, at no extra cost. Please contact us for scheduling. The JCC bus We offer class care for After School Program families who want the convenience of sending their child to enrichment classes without having to transport them all over town. Our wide range of popular classes offer the security and quality care that comes along with our After School Program at an affordable price. Pricing is based on your child’s arrival time to the program. Pay a monthly fee based on the number of days your child is enrolled in a JCC class. To be eligible for class care, enrichment classes must be at least 45 minutes long. If a class is less than 45 minutes you must enroll in regular after school care for the day. Your Class Care—How it WORKS is reserved for children enrolled in JCC programs. Program monthly rates Days per week Members Non-members 5 $232 $300 4 $203 $263 3 $175 $229 2 $128 $170 1 $86 $128 5% sibling discount. Discount applies to lower priced enrollment on each additional child. After School Program rates are NOT prorated for months with varying number of school days or for participant absences. child may stay in the After School Program before and/or after class until the program closes at 6 p.m. Class Care Pricing* Syracuse Hebrew Day School & JDMS Ed Smith, Moses DeWitt, Tecumseh, H.W. Smith Jamesville Elementary and Fayetteville-Manlius Schools $20 per class day per month $15 per class day per month $10 per class day per month *Please contact us if your child’s school is not listed here. JCC of Syracuse | 2017 Fall Program Guide 15