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 Services Director
Joelle Kelenson

School-Age Services Assistant Director
Jessica Vandell

School-Age Services Coordinator
Conor Dibble

Camp Achva Director and Teen Community Liaison
Nori White
703.537.3041 program

Barri DeFrancisci

Dance Coordinator
Brenda Forsley

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert

Community Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer DeAngelis

JCCNV Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov

Upcoming Events

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Family Programming

School-Age Services offers more than childcare! We provide fun, enriching activities and events for the whole family. Please click below to learn more.

Family Programming


Kids’ Night Out (KNO)

Contact:, (703) 537-3096
Ages: 5–12
Saturdays, 6pm–9:30pm
See dates below.

One Saturday a month from September to June, we take your kids and you can enjoy an evening out! Each night includes games, projects, swimming, a movie and a snack. Come prepared for an evening filled with fun! Stay tuned for more information!
Fee: $35/ $30 member (5% sibling discount is available)

Kids’ Night Out Gives Thanks!
Saturday, November 22
Code: #5345     

Chanukah Hoopla!
Saturday, December 6
Code: #5346     

Summer Camp
2015 Camp Achva Kick-Off!

Monday, January 19, 10am–12pm

We had such a blast in the summer of 2014, we’ve already begun planning for 2015! Join us to get back into the camp spirit and out of the chill of winter. Watch for details!

A Day to Play at the J!

Monday, January 19, 2015

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Activities for all ages and stages.

Events include:

Ivivva Athletica Trunk Show 9:30am–1pm

Inspired by active girls. Made by Lululemon athletic wear — made to move. Ivivva Vienna will host an exclusive trunk show just for us! Electra Entertainment Booth 9:30am–1pm Event specialists — defining entertainment. Stop by to chat with the DJs and make your next event unforgettable!

Camp Kick-off 10am–noon Camp Registration opens—Register today and waive the $50 registration fee!

Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day 10:30am–3:30pm Families join together throughout the county — and here at the J — for a number of meaningful community service projects. Must register in advance. For more information:

Torah Comedy! 10:30am and noon Some rap music, some comical accents, and some imaginative reworking of well-known biblical stories. Tickets: $10 adults | $6 students | ages 3–5 free Free admission to any child registering for 2015 summer camp on this morning!

Adult Monthly Discussion Group Our World Today and in the Future Topic: Post Summer Fallout and Summary of the Protective Edge Operation in the Gaza Strip 12:15pm–2pm Speaker: Dana Kalishov, Community Shlicha. Bring your meatless lunch. Coffee and tea provided. $3/ Free for members

Family Ice Skating Location:  Fairfax Ice Arena, Pickett Road 2pm Wind down the day outside the J — on the ice rink! Group tickets rate:  $6.25 (for groups of 7 and larger;) RSVP required for discount. Complete program registration form and return to the front desk.