Contacts for Parenting & Family

Family Services Department

Director
Amy Brinko
703.537.3039
Amy.Brinko@jccnv.org

Accounts Manager
Adi Eilat Crowley
703.537.3077
Adi.Crowley@jccnv.org

Early Childhood Services
Fairfax - JCCNV

Director
Amy Vermillion
703.537.3038
Amy.Vermillion@jccnv.org

Early Childhood Learning Center Director
Amit Hickman
703.537.3051
Amit.Hickman@jccnv.org

ECLC Program Coordinators
Laura Cooper
703.537.3065
Laura.Cooper@jccnv.org

Kelsey Lanza
703.537.3086
Kelsey.Lanza@jccnv.org

Jewish Values and
Culture Coordinator

Debbie Blonder
703.537.3067
Debbie.Blonder@jccnv.org

ECS Programming and
Events Coordinator

Juliana Quinteros-Mian
703.537.3016
Juliana.Quniteros@jccnv.org

Early Childhood Services
Alexandria - Beth El Hebrew Congregation

Director
Dina Backer
703.537.3084
Dina.Backer@jccnv.org

Early Childhood Learning Center Assistant Director
Ali Kerlin
703.537.3084
Alison.Kerlin@jccnv.org

School-Age Services & Camp Achva

School-Age Programming Director
Joelle Kelenson
703.537.3091
Joelle.Kelenson@jccnv.org


Teen Programming and School-Age Camps Director
Nori White
703.537.3041
Nori.White@jccnv.org

School-Age Programming Assistant Director
Jessica Vandell
703.537.3096
Jessica.Vandell@jccnv.org

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert
703.537.3064
Laurie.Albert@jccnv.org

Community Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer Kanarek
703.537.3019
Jennifer.Kanarek@jccnv.org

JCCNV Community Shlicha and
Jewish Agency Israeli Fellow to Hillel at GMU
Ido Rakovsky
703.537.3034
Ido.Rakovsky@jccnv.org

Upcoming Events

JCCNV: A Great Fit for Me!

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Join us when school is out for teacher work days, holidays, and during inclement weather when area schools are delayed or closed!

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Singles Calendar

Early Childhood Enrichment Classes

Enrichment Class registration now open!

Children must be three years old as of 9/30/13 in order to enroll in most specialty classes. Children attending the JCCNV Early Childhood Learning Center must be enrolled in the three-year-old or four-yearold program. Please check class descriptions for specific age requirements.

Mondays

Under the Sea

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Mondays, February 3–24 (4 weeks)

Dive into the deep blue and uncover all the living animals and plants in a world below ours!
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4711

Dinosaur Discovery

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Mondays, March 31–May 19 (6 weeks)
(no class Apr. 14, 21)

Your little paleontologist will explore the world of dinosaurs — why some flew, why others had horns and why others didn’t eat meat. We’ll travel back in time and discover all your child can about these giant creatures that used to walk the Earth!
Fee: $120/ $103 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $90
Code: #4713

Tuesdays

Little Blue and Little Yellow

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Tuesdays, February 4–25 (4 weeks)

The wonderful book of the same name by Leo Lionni, demonstrates how these two friends Little Blue and Little Yellow hug and make a new color — green! Your child will learn and discover what colors are created when mixing paints, pastels and other artistic media while letting their creative juices flow!
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4715

Once Upon a Story

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Tuesdays, March 4–25 (4 weeks)

This exciting program uses crafts, finger play, and more to help bring your child’s favorite books to life.
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4716

¡Hola! ¿Cómo Estás?

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Tuesdays, April 1–29 (3 weeks)
(no class Apr. 15, 22)

Learn basic phrases and fun songs in Spanish with one of our Spanish experts here at theJCCNV!
Fee: $60/ $52 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $45
Code: #4717

“If You Give a Moose a Muffin”

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Tuesdays, May 6–27 (4 weeks)

Your child will put on an apron and then slip on a silly-cap for this funny cooking class. Each week your child will bake a treat to accompany the amazing book series writtenby author Laura Numeroff.
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4718

Wednesdays: Let’s Grow!

Little Yogis: Session III*

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Wednesdays, January 8–February 26 (8 weeks)

Enroll your little one in this fun-loving class that uses breathing techniques, yoga poses, movement, songs and stories that encourage children to move their bodies in fun and creative ways. Classes end with a quiet relaxation period.
Fee: $160/ $137 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $120
Code: #4719
*No need to have taken previous sessions to register for this class.

Little Yogis: Session IV*

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Wednesdays, March 5–April 30 (8 weeks)
(no class Apr. 16)

Enroll your little one in this fun-loving class that uses breathing techniques, yoga poses, movement, songs and stories that encourage children to move their bodies in fun and creative ways. Classes end with a quiet relaxation period.
Fee: $160/ $137 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $120
Code: #4720
*No need to have taken previous sessions to register for this class.

Trains, Planes & Automobiles

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Wednesdays, May 7–28 (4 weeks)

Explore the world of transportation in this unique class. We will craft a vehicle every week — some with wheels, some with wings, and even some with propellers.
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4721

Thursdays: Let’s Move!

Mini Mini Gym: Session II

Ages: 2–3 (must be 2 as of 9/30)
Thursdays, March 6–May 1 (8 weeks)
(no class Apr. 17)

We will use movement, music, basic tumbling and lots of imagination to help enhance your child’s gross motor and social skills.
Fee: $160/ $137 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $120
Code: #4723

Young Musicians: Session I

Ages: 4–5 (must be 4 as of 9/30)
Thursdays, January 9–February 27 (8 weeks)

The Little Hands’ “Young Musicians” class is a pressure-free, developmentally appropriate transition to experiencing musical success before taking on more formal instruction. Young Musicians helps every child develop a confident, joyful voice for singing and speaking.
Fee: $160/ $137 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $120
Code: #4724

Young Musicians: Session II

Ages: 4–5 (must be 4 as of 9/30)
Thursdays, March 6–May 1 (8 weeks)
(no class Apr. 17)

The Little Hands’ “Young Musicians” class is a pressure-free, developmentally appropriate transition to experiencing musical success before taking on more formal instruction.Young Musicians helps every child develop a confident, joyful voice for singing and speaking.
Fee: $160/ $137 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $120
Code: #4725

Silly Scientists

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Thursdays, May 8–29 (4 weeks)

Using regular household items like soap, oil and cornstarch, your little scientist will explore what makes these items grow, get sticky and get messy!
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4726

Fridays: Let’s Eat!

Kids in the Kitchen

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Fridays, February 7–28 (4 weeks)

This class will teach your child how to use healthy foods and turn them into yummy treats. Learn the importance of keeping things clean and safe in the kitchen.
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4728

Cuisines From Around the World

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Fridays, March 7–28 (4 weeks)

From couscous to crepes and falafel to quiche, let your little chef create yummy meals from around the world with our resident Culinary Queen of the Kitchen, Miss Ilanith!
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4729

Green Thumbs

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Fridays, April 4–May 2 (4 weeks)
(no class Apr. 18)

Let your child explore nature in this class where they’ll learn what it takes to make plants, fruits, vegetables and flowers grow.
Fee: $80/ $69 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $60
Code: #4730

Mini Rangers

Ages: 3–5 (must be 3 as of 9/30)
Fridays, May 9–30 (3 weeks)
(no class May 23)

Put your ranger hats and hiking boots on and step outside to collect leaves, twigs and other interesting treasures nature has to offer!
Fee: $60/ $52 member
Full-time ECLC Enrollee: $45
Code: #4731