See class descriptions.
Babysitting Training Course - Grades 6 to 9
This 4 hour course will teach you the basics of babysitting. Upon completion of the course, your name will be added to the JCC’s babysitter list.
Basic Training in Fundamental Basketball
A new basketball training series designed to perfect basic ball handling skills, shooting, movement without the ball and defense.
All participants will received a FREE t-shirt. Space is limited. Register early to lock in a spot.
HAMSA - Heroes Are Made Through Service and Action
HAMSA is a partnership of the Suffolk Y JCC, the French Hill Matnas in Jerusalem, Beit Safafa Community Center in Jerusalem and the Islamic Center of Long Island, in consultation with the Israel Association of Community Centers and the Jerusalem Community Center Organization. HAMSA is a program that will bring graduating high school seniors and college age students from American and Israeli, Jewish and Muslim backgrounds together in the spirit of goodwill to participate in a series of educational classes, as well as a trip to Israel to complete a community service project together. The main goal of the HAMSA project will be to empower young people to promote change in the world through grassroots, community service and learning. Twenty students, 10 Jewish and 10 Muslim, 10 American and 10 Israeli will learn the importance of Tikkun Olam - Repairing the World through cross cultural collaboration, community service and civic awareness. Additionally, the program seeks to cultivate world citizens who are concerned for the welfare of other despite perceived differences. HAMSA will also foster an atmosphere of humanity, where the participants can look past labels and see themselves in others.
Mac Attack - Mitzvah Action Corps - Grades 7 & 8
Are volunteer hours a requirement for your Bar or Bat Mitzvah? We have the answer, Mac Attack is a program for 7th and 8th graders that combines leadership training and community service in a fun and social atmosphere. Earn 18 hours of community service, make a difference in the community, great leadership training, meet Jewish teens from all over Suffolk County. Most meetings and events are on Sundays.
Join Sherri Lapidus of Mitzvahmarket.com for a FREE informal discussion as she shares her tips and tricks on how to make your child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah different from the rest. Topics will include: photography, invitations, DJ, favors, fashion, sign in boards, decor and more.
Call Ron Hayden for more information at 631-462-9800 ext. 120, or a email@example.com.
Motiv8 - 8 Ways to Rock Your Own World
Join us for this fun and innovative program featuring Sheira's unique brand of humor and award winning music, coupled with an interactive, multi-media presentation. Sheira shares 8 critical skills that can help young girls (and moms) reduce stress, increase awareness and de-clutter their media-centric minds so they can hear the sound of their own amazing inner voice!
For teenage girls and their moms only!!
Sponsored by Suffolk Interfaith Council along with the Suffolk Y JCC and JCRC.
Seeds of Change: A program of the Suffolk Y JCC
The objectives of this program are threefold: Grades 10-12
a) to immerse teens of diverse backgrounds in a meaningful cross cultural dialogue facilitated by experts in various fields.
b) to design and launch four to five events during the course of the year related to any of the following topics: health, homelessness, hunger, national or international relations, environment or a topic of the groups choosing that is not listed.
c) to engage people young and old in social activism and civic engagement.
T.A.S.C. Teen Action Service Corps
TASC is an award winning Jewish teen leadership program for grades 9–12. The program combines volunteer service with leadership training. Every teenager accepted into the TASC program will receive a volunteer placement for the year. Volunteer placements include Kidsplace after-school program, Emunah, the JCC’s special needs after-school program, gym and theater programs and the Gurwin Geriatric Center. Monthly meeting provide the TASC members with valuable leadership training and an opportunity to talk about Jewish events, multi-cultural issues and celebrate Jewish holidays.
Monthly meetings provide the TASC members with valuable leadership training and an opportunity to talk about about Jewish events, multi-cultural issues and celebrate Jewish holidays.
Teen Lounge - Grades 9-12
The Suffolk Y's Teen Lounge is ready for another great year! Lounge includes open gym time, a drop down big screen TV with cable, ping pong, air hockey, fooseball. TV's for X-Box and Wii and much more are waiting for you! Bring your friends or come down and make new ones. Why go anywhere else?
Tween Lounge - Grades 6 to 8
To meet the changing needs of this growing age group here at the JCC, a Tween Program for children currently in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades is offered. Make a Saturday night a month special. Join us at our lounge and gym program. The program consists of open gym time, a drop down big screen TV with cable, ping pong, fooseball and air hockey tables, as well as X-Box and Playstation 2, and much more are waiting for you!. If you want to hang out and have a great time doing it, this is the place to be.
For more information, call Ron Hayden at 631-462-9800 ext. 120.
Unity Leadership Conference
Get your school involved! Student leaders from across Long Island will experience a day of workshops designed to expand their world view and enable them to make thoughful life choices.