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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/ $32 member

Violin and Viola
Monday lessons available.

Piano
Monday-Thursday lessons available.

Guitar, Ukulele
Monday-Thursday lessons available. 

Enrichment Classes

BASE Spring Session Enrichment

Contact: Joelle.Kelenson@jccnv.org, 703.537.3091

Fall Season Enrichment
Your child can delve into these 8-week classes with a promise to learn something new and have a great time! Classes change seasonally; stay tuned for more great offerings!

Unless otherwise noted, all classes are open to any student in Kindergarten through 8th grade, regardless of their participation in the BASE program or affiliation with the J!

American Sign Language
Tuesdays, October 13–December 8 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 3)
4:30pm–5:30pm
ASL opens up a world of new friends and experiences! Students sign along with songs, stories, and everyday conversation with our experienced teachers who make it fun and easy to learn this beautiful language.
Fee: $200/ $150 member
Code: #6836

Robotics: Da Vinci’s Designs
Wednesdays, October 14–December 9 (8 Weeks)
(no class Nov. 25)
4:30pm–5:30pm
Grades: 2–8
During the Da Vinci’s Designs robotics course, students will use LEGO® MINDSTORMS® to find viable solutions to some of the same challenges that Leonardo Da Vinci once faced. These “ancient” real-word problems include making a mobile bridge, the perfect siege machine, and yes, even creating a masterpiece of art like the Mona Lisa.
Fee: $225/ $175 member
Code: #6837

Magic and Mystery
Thursdays, October 15–December 10 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 26)
4:30pm–5:30pm
How do magicians pull rabbits out of hats? How do they make them disappear again? This class unlocks the secrets to the techniques used in magic. Children learn to use a variety of everyday household items such as cards, coins, cups and balls, rope, and paper to perform tricks that are easy to do but which fool audiences every time! Students are also taught the acting, speaking, comedy, and memorization skills essential to the magician’s performance, all while building self-esteem. At the end of the session, children will present the tricks they have mastered in a show for parents and friends.
Fee: $200/ $150 member
Code: #6838

Acting and Musical Theater
Fridays, October 16–December 11 (8 weeks)
(no class Nov. 27)
4:30pm–5:30pm
This acting and musical theatre class is an engaging and action-filled exploration of music and dance in the theatre. Students will explore different musical numbers as they learn the fundamentals of the stage, receive individual and group vocal instruction, practice, and prepare musical theatre pieces. This class culminates with a presentation of the musical performances learned throughout the session for family and friends!
Fee: $200/ $150 member
Code: #6839

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

Director: Barri DeFrancisci, 703.537.3037, Barri.DeFrancisci@jccnv.org
Dance Coordinator: Brenda Forsley, 703.537.3057 • Brenda.Forsley@jccnv.org

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

Click here to learn more about j.dance.

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. 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 

 

 

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