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2015-2016 School Year

Announcing 2015-2016 ‘My Grown Up and Me’ Class

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Adult accompaniment is required for the following programs:

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JCPlay New This Year – Class Meets 2x/Week!
JCPlay allows children ages 11-17 months to interact with peers in a group setting, building their social interaction skills in a safe space. Children attend JCPlay with a parent or caregiver twice a week, introducing them to the routine of school through the exploration of materials, dramatic play, art, music and movement. Children will be engaged in activities that help develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and large muscle movements. With two sessions each week, children will now have extra time for music and art sessions within each class.

For: Children ages 11-17 months (As of September 1st)
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: TBA

Fall Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/17 - 1/28
Does Not Meet: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 11/26, 12/22, 12/24, 12/29, 12/31

Cost: $1,750

Full Year Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/17 - 5/26
Does Not Meet: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 11/26, 12/22, 12/24, 12/29, 12/31, 2/16, 4/21, 4/26, 4/28
Cost: $3,500

JCP Together   New This Year – Class Meets 2x/Week!
JCP Together is a gentle introduction to school for our youngest students. This twice-weekly preschool-like experience introduces children to the routine of school, allowing them to explore materials and engage in dramatic play, art, music and movement, alongside their peers. Children ages 18 to 25 months attend JCP Together with a parent or caregiver twice a week, engaging in activities that help develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and large muscle movements. Participation in JCP Together will help build confidence and allow children to practice social skills in a safe and nurturing environment. With two sessions each week, children will now have extra time for music and art sessions within each class.

For: Children ages 18-25 months (As of September 1st)
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: TBA

Full Year Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/17 – 5/26
Does Not Meet: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 11/26, 12/22, 12/24, 12/29, 12/31, 2/16, 4/21, 4/26, 4/28

Cost: $5,000

Bim Bom Musicfest

An interactive musical Shabbat party. Discover musical traditions and Jewish roots from               around the globe. Class includes a challah for each child to take home to his or her family.

For: Children ages 6 months – 3 years (As of September 1st)

Time: 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM, sessions run for 45 minutes

Location: Downtown Dance Factory, 291 Broadway, Tribeca

Time: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street

Fall Dates: Fridays, 9/18 – 1/29

Does Not Meet: 11/27, 12/25, 1/1

Cost: $815

Full Year Dates: Fridays, 9/18 – 6/3

Does Not Meet: 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 4/22, 4/29

Cost: $1530

‘My Grown Up & Me’ Summer 2015 Classes – Limited Spaces Still Availble!

Sing Me a Story

An exciting summer class for children ages six months to three years and their grown ups! Join Wendy Gelsanliter, Associate Director of the Early Childhood Center, for finger plays, songs and stories on Thursday mornings during Summer Camp.

In addition to working with young children in school settings, Wendy has produced three CDs for children and their families: Dancin’ in the Kitchen, Ants Wear Underpants and I’m Hungry I Need a Bandaid.

For: Children ages 6 months – 3 years (as of June 1st) and their grown ups

Time: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street

Session 1 Dates: Thursdays, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25

Cost: $90

Session 2 Dates: Thursdays, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16

Cost: $90

Full Summer Dates: Thursdays, 6/11 – 7/16

Cost: $160

Summer Play Together! New this year!

Following in the tradition of our much-loved JCPlay and JCP Together classes that meet during the year, we are excited to introduce this expansion of our summerprogramming. In this special group time for toddlers and their grown ups, children will gain self confidence as they play alongside each other in a classroom environment with JCP Staff and their adults nearby. Class routine includes free play, snack, circle time,story time and gross motor play, allowing for practice in smooth transitions and opportunities for exploration of materials.

For: Children ages 14-22 months (as of June 1st) and their grown ups

Time: 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street

Session 1 Dates: Wednesdays, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24

Cost: $150

Session 2 Dates: Wednesdays, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15

Cost: $150

Full Summer Dates: Wednesdays, 6/10 – 7/15

Cost: $280

For Summer Classes, Click Here or Visit jcpdowntown.org/summergrownup

For any questions regarding registration, contact Matti Bowen at matti@jcpdowntown.org or call 212-334-3533.

Please also see our Afterschool Enrichment classes for preschool-age children, and our Parenting Center Workshops program for adults- perfect for families in My Grown-Up and Me programs.

Click here to view our cancellation policy.