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Spring 2016

Register Today!  Click HERE to Register for Spring 2016 Classes

Adult accompaniment is required for the following programs:

New! Bim Bom Musicfest – Drop In

We are now offering a drop in version of our signature Bim Bom Musicfest class! No advance RSVP is necessary and you can pay per class upon arrival.  An interactive musical Shabbat party, Bim Bom Musicfest offers young children and their grown ups a chance to discover musical traditions and Jewish roots from around the globe.  This joyous and spirited class has become a Shabbat tradition of its own for many JCP families.

For: Children ages 6 months – 3 years
Time: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street

Spring Dates: Fridays through 6/3
Does Not Meet: 12/25, 1/1, 4/22, 4/29

Cost: $30 per class (just drop in!)

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JCPlay New This Year – Class Meets 2x/Week!

JCPlay allows children ages 16-22 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 16-22 months (As of February 1st)
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: TriBeCa Synagogue

Spring Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2/2 – 5/26
Does Not Meet: 2/16, 4/21, 4/26, 4/28

Cost: $1,750

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 23-30 months (As of February 1st)

Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: TriBeCa Synagogue

This is a year long class.  To inquire about mid-year registration, please contact us at 212-334-3533

 

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 session runs for 45 minutes
Location: Downtown Dance Factory, 291 Broadway, Tribeca

Spring Dates: Fridays, 2/5 – 6/3
Does Not Meet: 4/22, 4/29,

Cost: $765

We Also Offer Summer ‘My Grown Up & Me’ Classes

Click Here to Register for Summer Classes


Sing Me a Story

An exciting summer class for children ages six months to three years and their grownups! Join Wendy Gelsanliter, Associate Director of the Early Childhood Center, for finger plays, songs and stories on Wednesday 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 KitchenAnts Wear Underpants and I’m Hungry I Need a Bandaid.

For: Children ages 6 months – 3 years (as of June 1st) and their grownups
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street

Dates: Wednesdays, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6
Cost: $120

Summer Play Together!

Following in the tradition of our much-loved 2x/week ‘JCPlay’ and ‘JCP Together’ classes that meet during the year, we are excited to continue this expansion of our summerprogramming. In this special group time for toddlers and their grownups, 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.

This class will be taught by Suzi Shelton, who leads our ‘JCPlay’ and ‘JCP Together’ classes during the school year.

For: Children ages 14 – 22 months (as of June 1st) and their grownups
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street

Dates: Tuesday and Thursdays, 6/9, 6/14, 6/16, 6/21, 6/23, 6/28, 6/30, 7/5, 7/7
Cost: $450

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.

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