Early Childhood Enrichment Classes | Fall 2014


If your child is not enrolled in the JCC's Early Childhood Program, the following forms are required to complete your registration.  Both can be downloaded now or during the online registration process.  Click on class titles, below, for schedules, fees, availability, and to register.
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Tot Shabbat (0-7 years with adult)
Join Rabbi Lisa Izes in celebrating Shabbat with songs, stories, crafts and of course, challah! Activities are geared to children birth to 5 years with an adult.

First Friday of the month 4:00-4:45 p.m., begins 9/5 Advanced registration appreciated. Drop-ins welcome.
Fee: $15/family per month

Tiny Tigers Karate (3-5 years)
This goal-oriented skills program is designed just for preschoolers. Children improve focus, control, balance, coordination, fitness, team work, discipline, and memory in a fun environment.
Instructor: Sensei Bob Chillemi

9 Thursdays 1:15-1:45 p.m. first of three sessions begins 10/23
Fee: $200, JCC member $175, ECP participant $150

Creative Movement (3-5 years)
Girls and boys whirl and swirl and rejoice in movement, exploring physical expression in this unique program.
Instructor: Michele Rafferty
15 Wednesdays 1:15-2:00 p.m., begins 9/16

Fee: $330, JCC member $270, ECP participant $240

Hip Hop for Boys & Girls (3-4 years)
A great way to get moving and develop coordination and body control while learning real dance moves to great music.
Instructor: Anne Ramsay
12 Fridays 1:15-2:00 p.m.
Fee: $264, JCC member $216, ECP participant $208

Wee Paint (2-4 years with adult)
Join your tot in our studio to explore hands-on art projects. Together you will explore new art materials, learn the basic elements of art (line, color, form, and texture) and have fun in this creative, age-appropriate, process oriented experience.
Instructor: Nitasha Kumar

6 Tuesdays 11:00-11:45 a.m. begins 9/16
Fee: per adult/child pair: $132, JCC member $108

Fairy Tale Theatre (4-6 years)
Using acting techniques, improv, and pantomime, kids will play, laugh and have fun while learning to use their bodies and voices on stage. Students will have the opportunity to act out some of their favorite fairy tales and share their work with an invited audience during the final class. This is a program of the JCC’s School of Music and Performing Arts. 
Instructor: Bonnie Kelley-Young

16 Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 p.m. begins 9/10
Fee: $295, JCC Members $265, ECP/AH participants $245 

Little Pianists (5-6 years)
Little Pianists is a fun-filled introduction to piano based on the Suzuki method, the principle that young children can develop instrumental skills through listening, imitation and repetition. Intended to prepare children for private music lessons. Class size is limited. This is a program of the JCC’s School of Music and Performing Arts. 
Instructor: Bonnie Dietrich

16 Mondays 4:00-4:45 p.m., begins 9/8 16 Wednesdays 4:00-4:45 p.m., begins 9/10
Fee: $350, JCC member $320, ECP/AH participant $300 

Aikido Inspired “Parent and Me” (18 months-4 years)
Parents and toddlers work together on basic stretches and exercises. As they grow, toddlers will be able to practice pre-Aikido skills independently of parent or caregiver.

Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 p.m. $40/month per child
Visit www.tarrytownaikikai.com for details and to register.                             

Jr. Gymmies (Co-ed, 3-5 years, potty trained)
Develop listening and gross motor skills in a safe environment. Children improve coordination through interactive instruction while having FUN!  Working with obstacle courses and specialty apparatus promotes basic gymnastics skills which enhance independence and self confidence. This is a program of the Gymnastics School. 

Cubs: An introduction to gymnastics with a focus on body positions, terminology, rules and safety.

Tumble Bears: For experienced students. Intermediate gymnastics with a focus on flexibility, balance and strength.

Gym I (Invitational): Basic gymnastics skills, flexibility and balance. 

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday
12:30-1:15 Cubs Cubs   Tumble Bears  
1:20-2:05   Tumble Bears     Tumble Bears   Cubs
2:10-2:55   Gym I   
Start Date 9/8 9/9 9/10
Fee: $322 $322 $322
JCC Member: $266 $266 $266
ECP Participant: $247 $247 $247