JCC Clubhouse (J Club)
J Club is a social club for children in grades 4–6 with or without special needs. It is designed to provide fun, social opportunities in a structured, supportive environment for young children. Trained staff assists children in navigating through challenging social interactions and engaging in meaningful relationships. Events are planned on a monthly basis and vary from activities at the JCCNV to outings in the community. For more information, contact Arlene Lechner at Arlene.Lechner@jccnv.org or 703.537.3032.
Saturday, January 10, 7pm–9pm
Mad Science brings to kids the fun, the amazement and the wonder of all things science.
Dessert will be provided.
Please RSVP by January 5 to Arlene.Lechner@JCCNV.org,703.537.3032
Saturday, February 7, 7pm–9pm (TBA)
Saturday, March 14, 7pm–9pm (TBA)
Fee: $30 per event
Going Places! Teens: Ages 14–17
Going Places! Young Adults: Ages 18–27
Going Places! Adults: Ages 28+
The JCCNV and the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) present a social club for teens, young adults, and 30+ adults diagnosed with high functioning autism (formerly Asperger’s syndrome and PDD-NOS). The club provides social opportunities in a supportive environment with guidance from professionally trained staff to help participants improve their social skills and overall comfort in social situations. All faiths are welcome. A variety of outings (including parties, bowling, dinners, miniature golf and museum tours) are scheduled year-round. Events are led by JCCNV Resource Specialist Melissa Hochberg, M. Ed, and JSSA’s Dawn B. Kaye, LCSW. Contact Melissa.Hochberg@jccnv.org, 703.537.3040 for more information or to join our events contact list.
Fee: $30 per event
Going Places! is partially funded by the Harry and Zoe Poole Foundation.
For Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) students
Monthly, dates and times – TBA
Contact: Melissa.Hochberg@jccnv.org, 703.537.3040
The JCCNV and JSSA, in conjunction with NVCC, present a social club for NVCC students diagnosed with high functioning autism (formerly Asperger’s syndrome) and related disorders. The club provides social opportunities in a supportive environment with guidance from professionally trained staff who work with participants on improving social skills and their overall comfort in social situations. Events may include: games, bowling, book club discussions, parties, and much more!
Fee: $5 per event
This is a joint program of JCCNV, JSSA, and NVCC made possible through a grant by LifeCircle Alliances.