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Classes and Programs
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Newton area, South area, Brookline and Metrowest,
Throughout the year
Individuals with special needs are encouraged to participate in any mainstream or Inclusion and Support service offered by the JCC. Placement in appropriate classes is determined by the JCC Inclusion and Support Service staff. If you are signing up for a class for the first time, register by calling 617-558-6507/6508. If you have participated in previous special needs classes, please register online at www.bostonjcc.org/register.
The JCC offers financial assistance to those who qualify. If you are in need of financial assistance or a payment plan, or have questions regarding payment for registration, contact email@example.com. For more information regarding membership, registration, fee adjustment or special accommodations (e.g., locating an interpreter, accessibility, etc.) contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6507/6508.
The following is a list of all JCC classes for participants with special needs. All classes take place in Newton except where indicated. Please contact email@example.com or 617-558-6508 for dates, times and fees.
Special needs classes for children and teens:
Fun and Games (South Area)
Adapted Aquatics(Newton and South Area)
Get In Shape
Teen Activity Group
Special needs classes for adults:
Adult Adapted Aquatics
Fitness, Fun and Swim
Saturday Night Out
Young Adult Social Group
Adult Social Group (Newton, Metrowest)
Adult Activity Group (Metrowest and South Area)
Wednesday Night Out (South Area)
Mass Self Advocates (Brookline)
Friends Drop-in (Brookline)
Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 11/16/2014, Time: 3:15 PM-4:15 PM
Students work with self-paced tutorials and knowledgeable instructors to master programming and make their own games. Once games are complete, students learn the art of game customization or construct new games and learn different methods of game creation. Experienced programmers can work with scripted coding, or try 3D game-making.
Instructor: Empow Learning staff
Start Date: 09/21/2014, End Date: 12/21/2014, Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
(Ages: 12-16 yrs)
An activity-based exercise program for pre-teens and teens with mild challenges who want to build self-confidence, strength and achieve good health through movement and exercise. Small group orientation allows for individual attention and support.
Instructor: Rachael Held
Start Date: 09/21/2014, End Date: 11/16/2014, Time: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Do you enjoy making up stories? The Young Author’s Club is a place for kids to have fun exploring the craft of writing. Under the guidance of an award winning published children’s author, children will learn new skills and techniques and share work with fellow writers.
Instructor: Jane Kohuth
Start Date: 09/24/2014, End Date: 09/24/2014, Time: 5:30 AM-1:00 PM
Start Date: 09/25/2014, End Date: 09/25/2014, Time: 5:30 AM-10:00 PM
Start Date: 09/26/2014, End Date: 09/26/2014, Time: 5:30 AM-10:00 PM
Start Date: 09/28/2014, End Date: 12/14/2014, Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
(Ages: 12-16 yrs)
An activity group designed to help teens enhance and practice social skills while creating greater independence in the community. Activities might include dining out, bowling, miniature golf, crafts, and community services events. Participants pay for outside activities.
Leader: Megan Ribak, Jenna Tamburello
Start Date: 10/03/2014, End Date: 10/03/2014, Time: 5:30 AM-1:00 PM
Start Date: 10/04/2014, End Date: 10/04/2014, Time: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM