JCC Greater Boston is Here for Your Children and Family!

We've got classes, events, meet-ups, playgroups, vacation and summer camps, after school programming, birthday parties, and so much more.

Explore programs in a neighborhood near you! Need help finding a class or event that's right for you? Email family@jccgb.org and we'll be happy to help.

Coming Up

February 2
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February 3

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February 4

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February 4

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Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Delight the young children in your life with exciting live theater and performances from amazing entertainers.

This season, check out:

  • Pierce Freelon's hip hop, jazz, and soul
  • Magic School Bus
  • The Pout Pout Fish
  • Go Home Tiny Monster
  • ...and more!

Drop-Off Childcare While You Work Out (or Hang Out) — For JCC Members

JCare Babysitting Will Be Available 7 Days a Week Staring January 2!

  • JCare: Drop off your children for fun playtime (3 months to 5 years)
  • JKids Club: Creative projects and activities in arts and STEM (K-5)
  • Parents and caregivers must remain on site

Connect, Explore, Play

Celebrate Your Child’s Special Day at JCC Greater Boston!

Let's Party!

  • Birthday parties at JCC Greater Boston are fun, creative, active, and completely tailored to meet your needs.

Classes for Kids Ages 0-14!

Registration Is Open for Winter 2023 Children's Classes!

  • Season runs from January 7 - March 27
  • Children of all ages can engage in new adventures with high quality, unique classes taught by experienced instructors and coaches.
  • Classes include art, STEM, dance, chess, music, sports, and more.

Discovery Club After School

Join this vibrant, welcoming community filled with enrichment, Jewish celebrations & values, learning, and fun!

Early Parenting

Find virtual and in-person classes and events for new parents, babies, and toddlers.

  • But first, explore Welcome Baby — a welcome to the Greater Boston Jewish community, with gifts, helpful resources, family meet ups, and more.

PJ Library®

PJ Library sends high-quality, age-appropriate Jewish books to families each month at no cost — it’s our gift to you!

  • PJ Library and PJ Our Way are available to families with children ages 6 months to 12 years living in the Greater Boston area.  

JCC Summer Camps

At a JCC summer camp, you can feel good knowing your child will have the opportunity to thrive in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. JCC camps are ideal for learning new skills, developing self-confidence and making new friends. 

Meet the Team

Family Programming

Joelle Schatz
Head of Family Programming, Newton

Joelle has been a part of the JCC Greater Boston community since 2012 as a pre-school parent and in the Marketing Department. Now in her role, Joelle enjoys connecting with families and supporting them with enrichment classes, birthday parties, special events, holiday celebrations, Discovery Club After School, early parenting, and so much more.

Family Programming

Shirah Hill-Cohen
Family Program Coordinator, Newton

Shirah is a fluent Hebrew speaker and has taught English as a teaching fellow in Israel. She also served as a counselor and Sports Director at a Jewish summer camp. In her work at the JCC since 2019, Shirah has enjoyed teaching virtual classes in science and engineering, and connecting with hundreds of families for enrichment classes, birthday parties, vacation days and Discovery Club.

Discovery Club After School

Liane Weber
Program Director

Liane has been working at JCC Greater Boston with children and families of all ages since 2014. She has more than 10 years of experience with elementary-aged children in outside-of-school environments. At Discovery Club, she creates activities aimed at engaging students in enrichment, academic support, physical and social-emotional development. She loves designing programs that create a warm and nurturing community of students, parents and teachers.

Family Engagement & Jewish Life

Liz Levin
Jewish Experiential Educator

Liz has over 25 years of experience in Jewish education and language acquisition. She has served as Director of formal and informal education programs with a focus on Project Based Learning. Liz weaves Jewish values, learning and experiences into programming across JCC Greater Boston.