JCC Teen Activities

Grades 9 - 12

Join the JCC teens as we head outside and enjoy all the fun that Southern California has to offer! These programs provide opportunities for teens to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle!


Social Events

Meet other Jewish teens at these fun and safe social events. Dance the night away at our CLUB J or rock out with our first Battle of the Bands. Every social event sponsored by the Lawrence Family JCC Teen Department is sure to be a good time!

CLUB J

The premier nightclub for San Diego teens. With over 250 party-goers per dance,you can come dance the night away in our very own theater-turned-nightclub, including a professional DJ playing the hottest club music and an amazing atmosphere to party with all your friends.

Club J Code of Conduct:
• I am currently a high school student.
• I understand there is a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY regarding drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and weapons and that I am be breathalyzed when attending Club J.
• If I am suspected of using or possessing drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or weapons, my parents will be notified and I will be referred to the proper authorities.
• I understand that unacceptable behavior, including but not limited to: inappropriate language, dancing, touching, displays of affection, or clothing, as determined by JCC staff, will not be tolerated.
• I understand that there is no re-entry allowed to Club J without prior approval of JCC Staff.

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Tenth Annual Yom Limmud: San Diego;s Community Day of Learning

Sunday, August 24, 2014

This very special day of learning provides teens and parents the
opportunity to learn from an array of prominent speakers. The day,
in partnership with the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, is
filled with diverse topics ranging from Jewish life, spirituality, the
Middle East, ethics, and more. Join us for one session or stay all day!
(This program also is our first session of our Teen/Parent seminar
series and counts toward obtaining the Teen Leadership Award for
Community Involvement).
Price: TBA

Teen Coalition J Serve

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JSERVE is the annual day of service for Jewish youth throughout
the world. It is a day on which Jewish teens join their counterparts in other faith communities, cities, and other countries in giving their time to serve the communities in which they live. JSERVE provides over 250 teen volunteers the opportunity to help at six different service sites throughout San Diego. All youth groups and teen programs are welcome. Contact Karen at 858.362.1331,karenf@lfjcc.com to find out how you can get involved in this annual day of service.

JCC Maccabi Games 2014

Since 1982, the JCC Maccabi Games have been providing Jewish teens, ages 13-16(by July 31, 2014), with a life-shaping experience based on Jewish values and healthy competition. Teens also participate in Olympic-style Opening Ceremonies, a day of Tikkun Olam,as well as celebratory parties each night. Each participant will be joining the San Diego Delegation in this annual celebration of Jewish identity, values, and community.

August 8-15, 2014, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 

Hell Week Practices: August 3–7, 2014

JCC Maccabi Artsfest 2014 

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest is designed to inspire creative Jewish teens ages 13-17 (by July 31, 2014)through a dynamic combination of workshops,performance, exhibition, recognition of excellence,community service, social activities, and fun!
Teens develop their individuality through the medium of artistic expression while strengthening their bond to their Jewish heritage.

August 17–22, 2014

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) (Grade 10)

One 6-week session: June 16 - July 25, 2014
July 28–August 8, 2014 optional add-on

Camp Jaycee’s Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program for selected 10th graders
is designed to develop leadership skills in all camp areas. Each session
features training in conflict resolution, community service, age/group
characteristics, activity planning, decision making, and guest speakers.
CITs work with preschoolers through third grade campers and must commit
to the 6-week session. During the 7th week, we will be combined with LIT
participants for a five day trip to impact our community! A CIT application
must be submitted along with a letter of recommendation.

Leadership-in-Training (LIT) (Grade 11)

One 6-week session: June 16-July 25, 2014
July 28–August 8, 2014 optional add-on

LIT (Leadership-In-Training) is geared towards those who want to
become camp counselors and are interested in becoming better leaders.
Campers work together and become a cohesive team while learning
cooperation and problem solving. LITs refine their skills in leadership
and teamwork. They will be hands-on with younger campers and work
closely with counselors within a supervised program. During the 7th
week, we will be combined with CIT participants for a five day trip to
impact our community! An LIT application must be submitted along
with a letter of recommendation.

Philanthropy Leadership In Training (PLT)(Grades 10-12)

Dates TBA
Philanthropy Leadership in Training is a leadership program in partnership
with the Jewish Community Foundation that promotes teen interaction
with the San Diego non-profit community and explores the concept of
philanthropy. Participants will develop leadership skills, discuss grant
priorities, conduct site visits, speak to donors and grantees, and ultimately
establish a plan of charitable giving to local non-profit organizations.
Participants gain creative entrepreneurial marketing and technological skills
while focusing on consensus-building, interviewing, and public speaking.
This week is perfect for the highly motivated leaders of tomorrow.
Prices, dates and additional information will be available in our upcoming
CAMP JAYCEE 2014 brochure.

Tsofim Caravan 2014 (Going Into Grade 6-8 in 2014)

Four 2-week Sessions:
Session I: June 16–27
Session II: June 30–July 11
Session III: July 14–25
Session IV: July 28–August 8

Tsofim Caravan brings together teens from all over San Diego to share in four different adventures! Teens bond and form close friendships as they enjoy summer experiences while traveling and enjoying traditional day-camp! Highlights include: white water rafting on the Kings River, water sports at Mission Bay Aquatic Center, and much more! Activities include; sports, games, art, music, swimming, and overnights. Prices and additional information will be available in our upcoming CAMP
JAYCEE 2014 brochure.

Freshman Caravan 2014 (Going into Grade 9 in 2014)

Four 2-week Sessions:
Session I: June 16–27
Session II: June 30–July 11
Session III: July 14–25
Session IV: July 28–August 8

To RSVP or learn more about any of our programs contact Karen Flexer Friedenberg or 858-362-1331


To register for a teen program, fill out the Registration Form.

Email To:
karenf@lfjcc.com

Fax To:
858.457.2422

Mail To:
Karen Flexer Friedenberg
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037