JCC Greater Boston invites families who live north of Boston to enjoy educational and social activities held in your area. JCC programs and events are a natural way to meet other families with a shared commitment to Jewish ideals and community. Everyone is welcome. Be sure to check out the Ready, Set, Kids! family enrichment center in Arlington Center. It’s a fun and welcoming setting for the JCC’s early parenting and family programs, weekly drop-in playgroups and Parents’ Night Out.
 
For information about JCC activities in the Metro North area, contact us at metronorth@jccgb.org or 617.841.8009.

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Early Learning Centers

Early Learning Centers

Nationally recognized Jewish early education and childcare for infants to 5 years. Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton, Sharon.

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Preschool Summer Program

Preschool Summer Program

Kids age 15 months.-5 years. have summer fun at our nurturing Early Learning Centers in Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton, Sharon.

High-Energy Adventures

Camp Grossman

Camp Grossman

Kids age 4½-15 enjoy a traditional day camp experience infused with Jewish values and a strong sense of community. Westwood, MA.

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Camp Kaleidoscope

Camp Kaleidoscope

Day campers age 5-16 explore their creativity with art, music, dance, theater, science and nature activities. Newton, MA.

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Camp Kingswood

Camp Kingswood

Overnight campers age 8-16 enjoy an unforgettable summer with sports, outdoor adventures, arts, Jewish culture. Bridgton, ME.

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Sports Camps

Sports Camps

One-week sessions offer a focus on soccer, tennis, swimming or multi-sports, for kids age 5-16. Newton, MA.

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Empow Tech and Design Camp

Empow Tech and Design Camp

Kids age 7-13 work on video game design, robotics, animation, 3D modeling/printing, music production, more. Newton, MA

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School Vacation Programs

School Vacation Programs

Kids age 5-15 enjoy sports, arts and friends during fun and enriching school vacation weeks. Newton, MA.

Professional Stage

JCC Showstoppers Camp

JCC Showstoppers Camp

Campers age 5-11 sing, act and dance at this one-week summer theater camp. Newton, MA.

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JCC Diller Teen Fellows

JCC Diller Teen Fellows

Jewish 10th and 11th graders spend 15 months exploring Jewish identity, leadership, service and their connection to Israel.

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Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Acclaimed Lenny Krayzelburg swim program starts as young as 3 months.

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Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Delight the young children in your life with exciting live performances from professional children’s entertainers.

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PJ Library®

PJ Library®

Free, high quality Jewish-themed books and music for your young child – plus a monthly newsletter with upcoming family events.

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Regional Programs

Regional Programs

Family events and programs in Metro North, Metro West and the South Area bring the JCC to your community.

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Welcome Baby!

Welcome Baby!

FREE, valuable gift basket to welcome you and your baby to the Jewish community.

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Jewish Holiday Programs

Jewish Holiday Programs

No matter what your level of observance, we’ll help you connect to holiday traditions and celebrations in a meaningful way.

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New Parent Support Classes

New Parent Support Classes

Bring your baby 0-6 months and share the journey of parenthood with other moms and dads in supportive, expert-led classes.

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Baby and Toddler Classes

Baby and Toddler Classes

Play and bond with your little one 6 months-3 years in fun-filled, facilitated child development classes.

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Parent Classes and Support Services

Parent Classes and Support Services

Adult classes include CPR/first aid, positive discipline and nutrition. Lactation and sleep consults also available.

Music Classes

Music Classes

Music Classes

Infants, toddlers and preschoolers have fun learning about music with parents or caregivers.

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Drop-in Playgroups

Drop-in Playgroups

Free weekly drop-ins where young children play and parents connect. Visit one near you.

Science and Tech

Preschool Science and Technology Classes

Preschool Science and Technology Classes

Kids of all learning styles develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on learning.

Youth Tech

Youth Technology Classes

Youth Technology Classes

Kids of all learning styles develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on learning.

Exercise and Movement Classes

Parkinson’s Resources

Parkinson’s Resources

Serving the Parkinson’s community with exercise and movement classes, a support group for caregivers and special events.

Paint Night

Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out

Leave the children home and enjoy a night out with other parents in your area.
 

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Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations

Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations

If you enjoy a lively exchange of ideas on today’s hot button topics, the JCC’s acclaimed discussion series is for you.

Maccabi Games Athletes

Maccabi Games

Maccabi Games

ach summer, Jewish teens ages 12-17 gather for a six-day, Olympics®-style competition. It’s the summer experience of a lifetime, and JCC Greater Boston is proud to send its own delegation to the games!

We’re Here to Help

Stephanie Marlin-Curiel
Stephanie Marlin-Curiel
Metro North Family Program Coordinator

Stephanie has been creating programs and events for families with young children since 2010. The highlight of the past year was the Community Shabbat Overnight. It combined two of the more successful programs in Arlington, the PJ Pioneers hikes with the community Shabbat events to create an experience filled with relaxation, conversation, singing, and sharing. Stephanie lives in Arlington with her husband and two school-aged daughters.
 
Contact Stephanie

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April 30
Active Adventures with PJ Library For families with children 3mos - prewalkers Strap on your little cargo and join...
May 7

For families with young children
Get moving and dance the morning away with your little ones. Parents can schmooze or...

May 10

Join other parents living in your community for a night of wine, relaxation and henna art. Appetizers and drinks will be provided. This event will...

May 21

Active Adventures with PJ Library


For families with children 2+ yrs
For kids, a...

We’re Here to Help

Liane Weber
Liane Weber
Metro North Early Parenting Site Coordinator

Liane has been a great addition to the JCC Early Parenting program and is instrumental to the success of Ready, Set, Kids in Arlington. She enjoys being part of a team that provides a space where families with young children are comfortable having meaningful experiences together. Liane lives in the Metro North community with her husband and two school aged boys.

Contact Liane

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Early Parenting Support Classes

Explore what the JCC has to offer for new parents