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Early Childhood Enrichment Classes

2016 Winter/Spring Enrichment Class Registration began Monday, December 7
Children must be three years old as of 12/31/15 in order to enroll in most specialty classes. Children attending the J’s ECLC must be enrolled in the three-year-old or four-year-old program unless otherwise specified. Please check class descriptions for age requirements.

Classes are listed in order by day of the week, then by start date.

Click here to download the 2016-2017 ECLC Enrichment Packet.

Fairies & Friends
Mondays, January 4–25 (3 weeks)
(no class Jan. 18)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Flutter those wings, sprinkle some pixie dust and enter the enchanting world of fairies! In this Little Scholars class, your child will create their own fairy, build a fairy house or catcher, and play games that will have everyone laughing in delight!
Fee: $54/ $48 member
Code: #6995

Dino Discovery
Mondays, February 1–22 (4 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Join Little Scholars for a colossal journey into the world of dinosaurs. During this class, your budding paleontologist will learn about many different dinosaurs as they enjoy a dig, discover fossils, build a dinosaur replica, and more!
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #6996

Alphabet Art
Mondays, February 29–April 25 (8 weeks)
(no class Mar. 21)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Through a wide variety of arts and crafts, the alphabet will come to life in this Little Scholars class! Alphabet Art will expose your child to letter-sound relationships, letter formation, and sensory experiences.
Fee: $144/ $128 member
Code: #6997

Princesses & Superheroes
Mondays, May 2–June 6 (6 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
In this interactive and high-energy Little Scholars class, your child will sparkle while saving the world. This class combines cooperative games, team building skills, literature, and crafts to ensure your child’s powers reign supreme!
Fee: $108/ $96 member
Code: #6998

Young Musicians
Tuesdays, January 5–March 29 (12 weeks)
(no class Mar. 22)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 4–5 (Must be 4 as of 12/31/15)
Little Hands’ “Young Musicians” class is a pressure-free, developmentally appropriate transition to help children musically succeed before taking on more formal instruction. Young Musicians helps every child develop a confident, joyful voice for singing and speaking.
Fee: $265/ $250 member (plus $30
materials fee paid directly to
Little Hands)
Code: #6999

Mermaid Gals & Pirate Pals
Tuesdays, March 1–29 (4 weeks)
(no class Mar. 22)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Your child will set sail on many adventures in this Little Scholars class! Treasure hunts, sand castle building, and mystical ocean discoveries will help your child dive deep into the world of mermaids and pirates through music, art, language development and social skills.
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #7000

Green Thumbs
Tuesdays, April 5–26 (4 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15)
Your child, alongside Ms. Judy, will learn what it takes to make plants, fruits, vegetables, and flowers grow through books, conversations, and hands-on experiences! If your child took the fall session of Green Thumbs, they will enjoy checking in on and tending to the produce and plants they grew earlier in the year in addition to learning new information and planting new greenery. If your child is new to gardening, this is the perfect introduction!
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #7001

World Travelers
Wednesdays, January 6–February 24 (8 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Get those passport photos taken because this Little Scholars class will take your child on a journey around the world! Each week, the class will visit a new country through literature, games, and art activities while learning a bit about geography and history along the way.
Fee: $144/ $128 member
Code: #7002

Hablo Español: Session I
Wednesdays, March 2–30 (4 weeks)
(no class Mar. 23)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Your child will learn the basics of the second most spoken language in the world in this Little Scholars class! Throughout this session, children will be introduced and exposed to the following Spanish concepts: colors, body parts, numbers, and common phrases. Children of all skill-levels are encouraged to join as the class will be tailored to fit the needs of enrolled children.
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #7003

Hablo Español: Session II
Wednesdays, April 6–27 (4 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Your child will learn the basics of the second most spoken language in the world in this Little Scholars class! Throughout this session, children will continue learning and practicing the following Spanish concepts: colors, body parts, family members, numbers, and common phrases. Children of all skill-levels are encouraged to join as the class will be tailored to fit the needs of enrolled children.
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #7004

Bookworm for Preschoolers
Wednesdays, May 11–June 15 (6 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
In this Little Scholars class, your child will establish a solid foundation of reading readiness with activities to expose your little reader to letter-sounds relationships, comprehension strategies, and more. Your little reader does not yet have to be reading to enjoy this class... they just need to have an interest in, and love for, books!
Fee: $108/ $96 member
Code: #7005


Whiz Kids
Thursdays, January 7–February 25
(8 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Grab your goggles and lab coats! This Little Scholars class takes your child on a scientific discovery mission! The world of science will be explored through everyday objects such as toys, food, and nature. There will be some explosions, a few creations, and a whole lot of discoveries.
Fee: $144/ $128 member
Code: #7006


Science Exploratorium
Thursdays, April 7–28 (4 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
Come join Little Scholars as they experiment, discover, and create to learn about the colliding worlds of art and science. Your child will examine the fundamentals of chemistry and practice the principles of physics in this STEAM-based class!
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #7007

Creative Builders
Thursdays, May 5–June 16 (7 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
This Little Scholars class is just right for young inventors, creators, builders, and designers. Your child will create designs and make structures using Legos®, recyclable materials, and other interesting items while gaining problem solving, reasoning, and teamwork skills.
Fee: $126/ $112 member
Code: #7008

Wiggle Worms
Fridays, February 5–26 (4 weeks)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
What’s better than getting your wiggles out during the cold winter months? Getting wiggles out AND reading books! In this Little Scholars class, your child will explore the world of motor skills and reading through fun and interactive lessons including sensory experiences, drawing, cutting, and lots of activities!
Fee: $72/ $64 member
Code: #7009

Under the Sea
Fridays, March 4–April 15 (6 weeks)
(no class Mar. 25)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
We’ll dive under the sea to discover a whole new world! In this Little Scholars class, your child will learn all about the ocean environment and the creatures that inhabit the sea. As we learn through books, songs, crafts, and movements, we are sure to cause lots of commotion in the ocean!
Fee: $108/ $96 member
Code: #7010

Number Crunchers
Fridays, May 6–June 17 (6 weeks)
(no class May 20)
1:10pm–2pm
Ages: 3–5 (Must be 3 as of 12/31/15 and potty-trained)
This Little Scholars class is perfect for all budding mathematicians! Children will be immersed in rich and multi-sensory activities using manipulative and hands-on activities to build your child’s math skill set. Activities include basic addition and subtraction, graphing, telling time, and more!
Fee: $108/ $96 member
Code: #7011

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Contact Us

Fairfax: Infant-5 yrs

Infant Toddler, Preschool, Enrichment

For Inquiries

or email: 
amit.hickman@jccnv.org 

Alexandria: 16 months-4 yrs

Infant Toddler, Preschool, Enrichment

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or email: 
dina.backer@jccnv.org 

Grades K-10 

Before- & After-School Care (BASE), Enrichment, Camp

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or email:
jessica.vandell@jccnv.org 

j.dance program

Children-Adult Dance Classes

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or email: 
barri.defrancisci@jccnv.org   

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