After School Classes
Fall 2017 classes run Monday, September 11-Friday, December 15
The J offers a variety of after school classes to keep your kids’ minds and bodies engaged. From cooking to dance to sports, there’s bound to be a class your kids will enjoy. Looking for more? Try our award-winning swim lessons.
Please view the SJCC class refund/credit/cancellation policy, and learn how to set up your account in the J’s registration system now.
For more information about enrichment classes, email SJCC Kidstown & Enrichment Manager Karli Schiller or call 206-388-0828.
Wednesday, September 20 (Erev Rosh Hashanah); Thursday, September 21 (Rosh Hashanah); Friday, September 22 (Rosh Hashanah); Friday, September 29 (Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur); Thursday, October 5 (Sukkot); and Monday, November 20, through Friday, November 24 (Thanksgiving week)
Thursdays | 4:30-5:30 pm | grades K-5
M $225/G $260
Kids will learn basic programming, game design, and logic skills as they work with Microsoft’s Kodu: Game Lab to create their own space-themed video game. Kids will create 3D maps, environments, characters, unique game features, enemies, and boss challenges. No previous game design experience required. Class dates: Sept 14, 28; Oct 12, 19, 26; Nov 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec 7, 14
Tuesdays | 4:30-5:30 pm | grades K-5
M $240/G $280
Cook healthy dishes from around the world, while keeping safe and being creative. Young chefs learn about culture, nutrition,
and presentation. Class dates: Sept 12, 19, 26; Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov 7, 14, 28; Dec 5, 12
Wednedays | 4:30-5:30 pm | grades K-5
M $240/G $280
Kid will explore Israel’s rich culture and language through fun activities like cooking, art, and singing, plus conversational Hebrew. Class dates: Sept 13, 20, 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8, 15, 29; Dec 6, 13
Spanish with Sponge
Mondays | 4:30-5:30 pm | grades K-5
M $265/G $290
This immersion-based Spanish class taught by native speakers uses games, art, drama, and movement to help children build language skills while having fun! Kids can even practice Spanish online. Class dates: Sept 11, 18, 25; Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov 6, 13, 27; Dec 4, 11
ages 5-9 | Tuesdays | 4:45-5:45 pm
ages 10-13 | Tuesdays | 5:45-6:45 pm
September 12-December 12 (no class November 21)
M $25/G $30 per class
Kids learn the fundamentals of basketball while building confidence, self-esteem, teamwork, and social skills, and having tons of fun. Led by Debra Walker-Augurson, an Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inductee who played at the University of Missouri and professionally in Europe, this class feature drills, games, and contests. Requires a minimum enrollment of six participants.
Curating Your Family Story
Fall session dates coming soon
This international program sends students on a meaningful multigenerational family heritage journey. Kids ages 10-15 will discover their family’s history, explore a variety of artistic media, ultimately creating works of art that are submitted to an international panel of judges. No previous art experience is necessary. For more information, please contact SJCC Jewish Life and Learning Professional Danniell Nadiv.