Discovery Club is a fun new way for children aged 5 – 8 to connect with Jewish traditions and culture. Your family will work with an experienced advisor to create a flexible and customized program that reflects your child’s unique interests and passions.

Jewish Learning Adventures for Kids

Join us for a variety of unique weekly classes and activities taught by expert instructors—from storytelling and mosaics to robotics and cooking. Classes take place at our Leventhal-Sidman Center in Newton… choose the classes that fit your child’s interests, and the times that fit your family’s schedule.

About the program

  • Designed specifically for children aged 5-8
  • Experiential, hands-on programs include movement, culinary arts, gardening and the environment, creative arts, STEM, and literature
  • Taught by a broad range of engaging experts – former Flour pastry chef, alumni of the Adamah fellowship, Hebrew College student, professional choreographer, and many more!
  • Twelve different 60-90 minute classes offered throughout the week, including Saturday and Sunday

Classes

Classes include yoga, nature, drama, astronomy, and cooking - all with Jewish connections.

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Elizabeth Kaplan
Elizabeth Kaplan
Director, Discovery Club

Elizabeth’s background in experiential Jewish education comes from time as an Urban Adamah fellow in Berkeley, as well as summers spent launching a garden education program at URJ Camp Kalsman near Seattle. She has an MS in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition and a Master's of Public Health from Tufts University.

Contact Elizabeth:  discoveryclub@jccgb.org or 617-558-6483
 

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