Classes for Teens | Fall 2014

Colleen Malone, BS, Director

  3D Minecraft Animations              (grades 6-8)

Learn how to create 3D animations and renders from Minecraft!  Then export your characters or environments into Blender, an open sourced 3D Animation program.  Learn how to use this powerful editing tool to create unique textures, colors, poses and more! Student will receive their own flash drive and end the semester with finished work and the skills to move on to a more advanced class. Classes will be held in a new state of the art Mobile Lab under the direction of Digital Arts Experience faculty.

14 Tuesdays 5:30-6:30, begins 9/9
Fee: $420, JCC members $350, AH participant $300


  LGBTQ 101   (ages 13 through H.S.)       FREE 

This introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning concepts and terminology is open to all, LGBTQ and allies. It’s everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask - even if you thought you knew it all!  Appropriate for those 13-years through high school.

Thursday, October 23, 7:00 p.m.
Pre-registration appreciated.  Drop-ins welcome.

This workshop is provided by Center Lane and co-sponsored by Mosaic of Westchester


 Through a Clear Lens

Jewish and Latino teens work together in teams to create film shorts that delve into their cultural similarities and differences in an effort to build bonds of friendship, understanding and tolerance. This project is a collaboration between the JCC and Sleepy Hollow High School.

Project Coordinator: Mindy Cohen, LMSW  Contact Mindy at 914.366.7898 to join a team!
Made possible through a grant by UJA-Federation of New York.


Special Needs Training Institute (CLASSP)
FREE to enroll. Receive a stipend and college-credit!

A unique peer mentorship program designed to teach carefully-selected high school students skills to work with special needs populations. Participants work on Sundays from 10:30-1:30 in a recreation program for children and teens with disabilities and attend a college level class, consisting of 4 sessions at the JCC and a Youth Conference in NYC. Completion results in 1 college credit, a stipend and up to 40 community service hours. Contact Mindy Cohen at 914.366.7898 to enroll in this FREE, credit-bearing course.

This program is made possible by a grant from the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation.