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 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
Nori White
703.537.3041
Nori.White@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 Coordinator
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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Enrichment Classes

In addition to its wide-range of activities, the BASE program also offers a variety of enrichment programs and classes. From sports to private music lessons and academic enrichment classes to cooking courses, for an additional fee, your child can choose the subjects that most interest them. Each season, we offer new and exciting enrichment subjects. For information about our fall classes, read on! This winter we will offer Krav Maga for Kids, LEGO® Minecraft, Secret Agent Science Lab, iMovie Innovators, and Acting and Improv. Spring subjects will include Yoga for Kids, Superhero LEGOs®, Storytelling through Technology, Chess, Cooking and Sensational Science. All of our enrichment programs and classes are offered in-house, which means no extra driving for you! We’ll take care of escorting the children to and from each activity.

All of our enrichment classes are open to all school-age children, regardless of whether or not they are enrolled in the BASE program.

Click below to learn more.

 

Private Music Lessons

Contact: Joelle.Kelenson@jccnv.org, or (703) 537-3091
30-minute music lessons are available for kindergarteners through adults. Before registering, please contact Joelle to arrange a time slot. Schedule subject to change.
Fee per lesson: $45/ $30 member

Violin and Viola
Monday lessons available.

Piano
Monday-Thursday lessons available.

Guitar, Ukulele
Monday-Thursday lessons available.

Voice
Dates and Times TBD.

 

Enrichment Classes

Zumba® Kids

Grades: K–6
Mondays, October 20–December 15 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 3)
2:30pm–3:30pm

Zumba® Kids is a high-energy, contagiously exciting dance workout specifically designed for children. With kid-friendly music, movements and routines, Zumba® Kids creates an environment of excitement around being healthy and active! This class will also help children to boost their metabolism and increase their focus, coordination and self-confidence. Zumba® instructors are certified Zumba® Kids instructors through Zumba® International, which certifies them to teach 4–12-year-old children. Instructors receive further training through Excel into Action lead instructors.
Fee: $170/ $120 member
Code: #5336    


LEGO® Building!

Grades: K–6
Mondays, October 20–December 15 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 3)
4pm–5:30pm

Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system! Under the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor, participants will design and build their own unique LEGO® creations which include boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars by using real-world concepts used in physics, engineering and architecture. Participants will also be able to select their own special pieces to use while creating their own unique design.
Fee: $200/ $150 member
Code: #5337

Pottery

Grades: K–6
Tuesdays, October 21–December 16 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 4)
4pm–5:15pm

This ceramic teaching workshop, led by Jimmy Potters Studio, provides young clay artists (both new and experienced) with an opportunity to explore their creativity while learning the basics of clay, through hand building. Projects are tailored to the attending group and involve unique functional and sculptural works designed to exercise a child’s imagination. Students should wear play or work clothes that can handle getting dirty.
Fee: $215/ $165 member
Code: #5338

Digitally Kreative Kidz Jr.

Grades: K–3
Thursdays, October 23–December 18
(8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 27)
4pm–5pm  

Does your child enjoy using an iPad? Would you like to see him/her use this digital device in a more constructive, positive way? Well, look no further! In this class, children will learn how to use the iPad, apps and other multimedia tools to create amazing projects — digitally!
Fee: $250/ $200 member
Code: #5340

Digitally Kreative Kidz

Grades: 4–7
Thursdays, October 23–December 18
(8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 27)
5pm–6pm

Students will enjoy producing short movies, Claymation videos, digital animations multi-media presentations, as well as participating in digital storytelling — all while learning the critical skills that are needed for success in our 21st century world!
Fee: $250/ $200 member
Code: #5341

MusIQ Club

Grades: K–3
Fridays, October 24–December 19 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 28)
4pm–5pm

MusIQ Club is back by popular demand! New and returning students will learn to read music, play piano, improvise and compose. Progress is measured by individualized objectives and student-by-student tracking, accomplished through interactive software and digital piano keyboards to develop and enhance skills.
Software is included in the class fee.
Fee: $225/ $175 member
Code: #5342

Academic Enrichment


Hebrew Help

Contact: Joelle.Kelenson@jccnv.org, (703) 537-3091
We are pleased to announce the addition of Hebrew language and homework help in our program.


Private Tutoring

Contact: Joelle.Kelenson@jccnv.org, (703) 537-3091
The BASE Program staff understands that every student is unique and learns at his or her own pace. In order to help students successfully advance in their studies, the BASE program offers quality one-on-one academic tutoring. Choose from 30 or 45 minute sessions up to three times a week.
Fee per 30-minute session: $50/ $40 member
Fee per 45-minute session: $65/ $55 member

j.dance

(formerly JCCNV Dance Academy)

Director: TBA
Dance Coordinator: Brenda Forsley, (703) 537-3057 • Brenda.Forsley@jccnv.org

j.dance
A community school for learning and fun
Ballet | Tap | Hip Hop | Tumbling | Jazz | Modern | Contemporary | Israeli | Cultural | Social

j.dance is committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment where students of all skill levels can embrace this expressive art form. Our program is based on an appreciation of, and respect for, the art of dance, and strives to instill  confidence and grace in each student.

j.dance Class & Fee Schedule available at the front desk.

Registration now open for Preschool, Make Your Move and Adult classes (classes begin Monday, September 8).
Registration opens on September 2 for Youth dance classes (classes begin Sunday, October 19).
Pay in full for the entire year by first day of class and receive a 10% discount

j.dance is a program of the JCCNV Family Services Department.
For information and to register, please contact our Dance Coordinator, Brenda.Forsley@jccnv.org, (703) 537-3057