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Before-and-After-School Enrichment Program

BASE registration for 2018 - 2019 is open! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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Our mission is to ensure an interactive, fun, beneficial, and positive environment in which every child can grow and develop in a safe, structured, and friendly atmosphere!


BASE is Hiring for the 2018-2019 school-year!

Do you enjoy working with kids and being a role model? The Before- and After-School Enrichment (BASE) program is looking for energetic, caring, and responsible staff to help supervise the kids in the program. To apply, please complete the application forms below.

Download the BASE staff application form.

If you are 16 or older and interested in joining our team, contact Rich.Dinetz@jccnv.org,  703.537.3091 for more information.


Before-School Care: AM BASE

Beginning at 7:30am each morning; from a quiet space for reading or finishing homework to playing organized games in the gym, AM BASE is a great place to start your morning!

For the 2018 - 2019 school-year, the AM BASE program is available to students who attend the following schools:

  • Wakefield Forest
  • Canterbury Woods
  • Little Run
  • Olde Creek
  • Mantua
  • Gesher Jewish Day School


After-School Care: PM BASE

Make the most of every afternoon! The PM BASE program runs from the time the school dismisses until 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.

For the 2018-2019 school-year, schools BASE serves include:

  • Wakefield Forest
  • Canterbury Woods
  • Little Run
  • Olde Creek
  • Mantua
  • Gesher Jewish Day School


Upon arrival from school, your child will be escorted to their age-appropriate home base room where they will have the option to choose from the following activities: 

  • Homework help from staff
  • Science, cooking, and arts and crafts projects
  • Free creative play in home base rooms, stocked with age-appropriate toys, games, and books
  • Organized sports and team-building activities in our full-sized gymnasium and outside on the playground or field
  • Snack provided daily
  • Free swim twice a week in the J’s 25-meter, heated indoor pool



Students who attend Mantua Elementary School and Gesher Jewish Day School can ride their designated school bus to the J. Contact your child’s school to arrange transportation.

For 2018-2019, BASE provides transportation to the following schools:

  • Wakefield Forest
  • Canterbury Woods
  • Little Run
  • Olde Creek



For children with special needs, the J is proud to offer a range of support and services to help all children  enjoy all the fun and exciting activities that the BASE program has to offer. Please contact the Special Needs Department at 703.537.3031 for more information.


Enrichment Classes

Private Music Lessons
The J offers private 30-minute music lessons for children ages 5 and up. Before registering, please contact Rachel.Dannick@jccnv.org to arrange a time slot. Schedule and instruments offered are subject to change.

Lessons offered for:

  • Violin and Viola
  • Piano

Fee per lesson: $45/ $32 member


Membership Benefits

Being a member at the J brings you a host of benefits and perks! Click here to find out more. 


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