Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

(703) 323-0880

Contacts for Parenting & Family

FAMILY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Infant/Toddler Programs, Preschool, Enrichment Classes, and Summer Camp

For Inquiries

or call: 703.537.3051

Before & After-School Care (BASE), Summer Camps, and Teen Programs 

For Inquiries

or call 703.537.3096

 

FAMILY SERVICES STAFF 

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.Quinteros@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 Services Director
Joelle Kelenson
703.537.3091
Joelle.Kelenson@jccnv.org

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

School-Age Services Coordinator
Conor Dibble
703.537.3097
Conor.Dibble@jccnv.org

Camp Achva Director and Teen Community Liaison
Brian Grossbard
703.537.3041
Brian.Grossbard@jccnv.org 

j.dance program

Director
Barri DeFrancisci
703.537.3037
Barri.DeFrancisci@jccnv.org

Dance Coordinator
Brenda Forsley
703.537.3057
Brenda.Forsley@jccnv.org

Community Engagement

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

Community Engagement Coordinators

Samantha Brown
703.537.3019
Samantha.Brown@jccnv.org 

Jennifer DeAngelis
703.537.3045
Jennifer.DeAngelis@jccnv.org

JCCNV Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov
703.537.3034
Dana.Kalishov@jccnv.org

Upcoming Events

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Teens

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your infants,
toddlers, preschoolers,
and school-age kids!


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2015-2016 Early Childhood Learning Center

BASE

Centertainment

Bínai Bírith Youth Organization (BBYO)

The Leading Pluralistic Teen Movement

clientuploads/BBYO/bbyo_logo_detail.jpgNoVA Council
(703) 537-3087 • nova@bbyo.org

BBYO Wants You!

Looking for extracurricular activities to be involved with after school? Join BBYO, the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences! For more than 90 years, AZA (Aleph Zadik Aleph, the fraternity component of BBYO) and BBG (B’nai B’rith Girls) chapters in communities around the world have been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences. BBYO offers unique opportunities for teens to connect with one another, serve their communities, navigate the college admissions process and travel the world, providing each participant with a network of lifelong friends, a perspective that adds value and meaning to life and a shared commitment to strengthening the Jewish future.

AZA and BBG chapters for current 8th–12th graders are teen-led, giving teens the opportunity to develop leadership skills, learn more about their Jewish heritage and meet other Jewish teens throughout Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland.

Membership is $75 for one year or $149 for four years. To join BBYO, please contact NoVA@bbyo.org, (301) 984-6073, or register online at www.bbyo.org/region/nova.  If you would like to attend one program prior to joining, please contact BBYO.

How Do You Get Involved?

First Step:

Join b-linked.org, the premier online network for Jewish teens everywhere. Making a b-linked.org, account is simple, fast and free. As soon as you create a profile, BBYO will mail you a brochure and personally invite you to upcoming events! Use b-linked.org to find upcoming local events; speak your mind about your favorite topics on message boards and blogs; upload photos; and explore social, travel, community service and leadership opportunities. .

Second Step:

Contact our office so we can help answer your questions about programs in our area, ways to become a leader in the organization and BBYO summer programs, including BBYO trips to Israel!

Pre-High School Students Fun, Friends & Fulfillment

Contact: NoVA@bbyo.org, or (301) 984-6073

Trips to amusement parks and ballparks, pool parties and paintball, ski trips and dances are just some of the ways BBYO Connect brings fun to life for Jewish kids like you! BBYO Connect is the BBYO experience made just for pre-high school students who want to enjoy social, recreational, athletic, cultural and Judaic activities with new friends. Join BBYO Connect and be part of something exciting. Something big. Something important. Get a taste of all the great activities that await you as a high schooler in BBYO. Get outside your daily routine and meet kids who enjoy the same things you do.

ISO: BBYO Advisers

Contact NoVA@bbyo.org, (301) 984-6073

Do you LOVE working with Jewish teens? Are you interested in helping to enrich their lives through leadership training, the planning of events and local/regional conventions? You must be 21 years old, responsible and provide your own transportation to events.

BBYO: NoVa Council Thursday Night Meetings
Grades: 8–12
January 22, February 5, 19, March 12, 26, April TBA, 23
Location: the J
Every BBYO member is invited to join the Thursday evening meetings of BBYO NoVa Council. These meetings are a great way to see all your friends while staying up to date on all events coming up with chapters, NoVa Council, Northern Region East and the International Order.

Regional Convention
Grades: 8–12
Friday–Monday, January 16–19
Location: TBD
Join Northern Region East for our spring Spirit Convention. This fun-filled convention will include meaningful Shabbat experiences, spirit competitions, an impactful community service project and much more. Registration will be available on b-linked.

International Convention
Grades: 8–12
Thursday–Monday, February 12–16
Location: Atlanta, GA  
BBYO’s AZA BBG International Convention (IC) is the largest annual pluralistic gathering of Jewish teens striving to strengthen the Jewish future. IC 2015 will welcome thousands of AZA and BBG teens, alumni, advisors, professionals and friends of BBYO from around the world to Atlanta, Georgia for an amazing, unforgettable experience. Registration will be available on b-linked.
Spring Term Kick Off:
Super Bowl Party
Grades: 6–12
Sunday, February 1, Time TBD
Location: the J
Kick off the new term with BBYO while we watch the Super Bowl! Get to know the BBYO members, learn about other things going on with BBYO, all while enjoying the football game. Registration will be available on b-linked.

Council Convention
Grades: 8–12
Friday-Sunday, May 8–10
Location: Capital Camps
This convention is exclusively for BBYO: NoVa Council, giving the teens an opportunity to grow and learn together as one. This convention includes always teen-led programs, Shabbat experiences, discussions and lots of fun. End the term right with NoVa Council Convention! Registration will be available on b-linked.

Awards Night
Grades: 8–12
Thursday, May 21, Time TBD
Location: the J
BBYO members and their parents are all invited to join us for our annual awards ceremony. Individuals and chapters will be honored for their accomplishments from the BBYO year. Registration will be available on b-linked.

*All dates and locations are subject to change. Check our website www.bbyo.org/