Contacts for Parenting & Family

Family Services Department

Amy Brinko

Accounts Manager
Adi Eilat Crowley

Early Childhood Services
Fairfax - JCCNV

Amy Vermillion

Early Childhood Learning Center Director
Amit Hickman

ECLC Program Coordinators
Laura Cooper

Kelsey Lanza

Jewish Values and
Culture Coordinator

Debbie Blonder

ECS Programming and
Events Coordinator

Juliana Quinteros-Mian

Early Childhood Services
Alexandria - Beth El Hebrew Congregation

Dina Backer

Early Childhood Learning Center Assistant Director
Ali Kerlin

School-Age Services & Camp Achva

School-Age Programming Director
Joelle Kelenson

School-Age Programming Assistant Director
Jessica Vandell

Camp Achva Director and Teen Community Liaison
Nori White
703.537.3041 program


Dance Coordinator
Brenda Forsley

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert

Community Engagement Coordinators
Jennifer DiAngelis

Jennifer Kanarek

JCCNV Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov

Upcoming Events

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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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2014 JCC Maccabi Games® and JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®

Register Now! 2014 JCC Maccabi Games® and JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®

Contact:, or (703) 537-3041 • Sponsorships available.

Detroit, Michigan

JCC Maccabi Games®
Ages: 13–16
JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®
Ages: 13–17
Sunday–Friday, August 17–22

The Northern Virginia delegation will travel to Detroit for JCC Maccabi Games® and JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® for an amazing event where thousands of Jewish teens meet, compete and have a great time creating memories that will last a lifetime! It’s much more than just a week of sports and the arts. Teen athletes/artists participate throughout the week in tournaments, community service projects, exciting social events, and best of all — everyone is Jewish!

Arts Specialties include: musical theater, acting, improv, vocal music/glee, rock band, star reporter, visual arts, dance, and culinary arts.
Sports include: basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, girls’ softball, in-line hockey, bowling, dance, swimming, tennis, table tennis, and golf. Most sports are available for both boys and girls.

Tryouts are also underway for Jr. Maccabi Games!

Jr. Maccabi is a one day opportunity for kids ages 10-12 (as of May 1, 2014) to compete and socialize with over 500 Jewish athletes from 15 different cities. 

The Jr. Maccabi Experience includes:

  • ·        All athletes arrive at the Owings Mills JCC in Baltimore at 7:30am (JCCNV will provide transportation to and from!)
  • ·        Opening ceremonies begin at 8:30am
  • ·        Athletes will participate in an opening ceremony parade
  • ·        After opening ceremonies a round robin tournament will begin
  • ·        Lunch will be provided for all athletes
  • ·        There will be a single elimination medal round
  • ·        All sports activities will conclude by 5:30pm

Parents are encouraged to attend!

Sports include: Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Swimming, Tennis and Baseball 

Try-out schedule:
Jr. Boys Soccer (Jonathan Yager, Coach)
Wednesday, March 5, 5:45pm-6:45pm
Wednesday, March 12, 5:45pm-6:45pm
Jr. Girls Soccer (Bob Borsato, Coach)
Sunday, March 16, 2pm-4pm
Sunday, March 23, 2pm-4pm
Jr. Boys Baseball (Jon Anderson, Coach)
Sunday, March 16, 2pm-4pm
Thursday, March 20, 5:45pm-7:45pm

Athlete Registration fee is: $150/$125 members
Your registration fee includes administrative costs, Jr. Maccabi T-shirt, lunch, uniform and transportation.

Contact:, or (703) 537-3041 • Sponsorships available.