JCC Greater Boston invites families who live south of Boston to enjoy engaging educational, fitness and social activities held in your area. JCC programs and events are a natural way to meet other families with a shared connection to Jewish ideals and community. Everyone is welcome.
 
You will find exciting programs for every age – from toddlers in our Sharon and Hingham Early Learning Centers to older adults in our JCC South Senior Programs. We also have adapted aquatics, plus social and recreational programs, for people with special needs.

For information about JCC activities in your area, contact us at south@jccgb.org or 781.795.0510.

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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.

Events & Activities South of Boston

Events & Activities South of Boston

Family events and programs in your community.

Music Classes

Music Classes

Music Classes

Interactive music classes for children of all ages to enjoy.

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Parent Workshops

Parent Workshops

Adult classes include CPR, child development workshops, expectant parent groups, fitness and more. Lactation and sleep consults also available.

Drop-in Playgroups

Drop-in Playgroups

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

Children at a playground

Playground Meetups

Playground Meetups

Come enjoy casual playground meet-ups, where you and your children can explore, play, and meet new friends.

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Family Events

Family Events

Family events and programs throughout the Greater Boston Area and in your community.

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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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Welcome Baby!

Welcome Baby!

Let the Greater Boston Jewish community welcome you and your new baby with a home visit, FREE gift tote and community resources about family friendly events and activities in your area.

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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.

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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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.

Mom and baby

Early Parenting

Early Parenting

New parents find support and community at JCC parenting classes, drop-in playgroups and Early Learning Centers.

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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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.

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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.

Empow Tech & Design Camp

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.

Super Soccer Stars Shine participant and coach

Classes for Children/Teens with Special Needs

Classes for Children/Teens with Special Needs

Adapted aquatics, personal training, soccer/sports classes and social groups are geared for kids and teens with disabilities.

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.

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Classes for Adults with Special Needs

Classes for Adults with Special Needs

Adapted aquatics, fitness and yoga classes and social groups are geared for people with disabilities.

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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

Each 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!

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Feeding & Sleep Support Services

Feeding & Sleep Support Services

Parents can get expert advice from an infant feeding/lactation consultant and a baby/toddler sleep expert.

Adapted aquatics swim lesson

Adapted Aquatics Lessons

Adapted Aquatics Lessons

Private adapted swim lessons help children and teens with special needs gain confidence in the water.

Our Team - South of Boston

Stephanie Vogt
Community Connector

Stephanie resides in Sharon with her husband and two young daughters. The Vogt family has participated in many south area JCC programs and Stephanie will be a warm and familiar face to many. She enjoys participating in JCC events and Rock-a-Baby Music classes are a family favorite. Stephanie looks forward to helping many other families with young children form lifelong relationships in our wonderful south area community.

Contact Stephanie

Join Us

August 18
Join other South Area parents for the end of Shabbat and a fun and entertaining dinner out on the town. Make new friends or catch up with old ones...
September 7

Bring a grandparent or grandfriend to enjoy stories, tea, and treats in honor of Grandparents Day and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Create a...

September 23

Join PJ Library families from the South and Metrowest areas to pick your own apples for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year! Spend the afternoon on...

September 26-December 19

Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other...

Our Team

Candace Lyons
Family Connector

Our Team

Dianna Abrams
Family Connector

Our Team

Alison Berenson
Family Connector - Welcome Baby!

We're Here To Help

Harvey S. Levensohn
Harvey S. Levensohn
Senior Adult Director

Harvey has a BS in Art Education from Mass College of Art and an MS in Art Education from Penn State University.  A lead teacher and supervisor in the Boston Public Schools for 36 years, a professor at Newbury College, in Brookline for 33 years, ran a graphic illustrator and interior design business for over 40 years, and have directed the JCC South Senior Programs since July 2007.

Contact Harvey or 339.364.1488.