Enrichment Classes


Art & Ceramics Creative Expressions

(Grades K-6)
Thursdays • 4:00–5:30 P.M. Create incredible, imaginative projects with a variety of materials such as paint and clay. Instructor Avril Butbul stimulates creativity through a multitude of materials and specially planned projects. Additional material fee $25.
Winter Session I: January 8–February 12
Winter Session II: February 19 – March 26
Price: $230; JCC Member Price: $192


Chess Club

(Grades K-8) Wednesdays • 2:00–3:00 P.M. (6 weeks)
Join us for Chess Club at the JCC! Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you are welcome to come. A chess coach will be present for those just starting out! So don't be shy! Sign-up!
Winter Session I: January 7 – February 11
Winter Session II: February 18 – March 25
Price: $104; JCC Member Price: $87


Game Truck Game On Party (Minecraft)

(Grades 3-7)

Tuesdays • 3:30–5:00 P.M. (6 weeks)
This afterschool program will combine the most popular video game today (Minecraft) with video game coding and modification. What could possibly be more fun for kids than playing Minecraft while learning about computer Programming! Learn tobuild castles, monuments and villages in bothsurvival mode and creative mode. The game truck will be present via Game On Party for the kids to enjoy when not engaged in the Minecraft activities.
Winter Session I: January 6–February 10
Winter Session II: February 17–March 24
Price: $180; JCC Member Price: $150 (6 wks)

Sunday Garden Club

Come spend some time in the garden. We will learn about what is happening in the garden, talk about beneficial insects, create garden crafts and cook with the seasonal vegetables we can harvest.
Call (858) 362-1132 for more info.

Family Glass Workshop - Tree of Life

Sunday, February 15, 2015 • 1:00–3:00 P.M
Make your own glass mezuzah case or wall hanging using brilliant bulls eye fuse glass.
Price: $48; JCC Member Price: $40

Family Silk Workshop

March 15, 2015 • 1:00–4:00 P.M.
If you are looking to make a holiday heirloom that you will keep for generations to come for the upcoming holidays—then this workshop is for you! Using brilliant French dyes and having your design personally traced by our artist, Avril Butbul—your results are sure to be special. When you sign-up your family for this workshop,you will receive a kit to make your creation. A family may choose to do one or several silks. Choose between a Challah cover for Shabbat or a Matzah for Passover or just artwork to frame—or all three projects. Your family will prepare your drawing at home and trace over it. I can help you edit the drawings. Your family will be taught the techniques needed to complete your project. Final pieces will be professionally steamed and returned to you the week of April 1st.
No Experience Necessary!
Price per family, per project (includes kit): $96.00;JCC Member Price: $80.00
For information call Avril Butbul, Art Specialist
(858) 362-1132

Some Youth Enrichment classes that have already started can be pro-rated

 

JCC School of Music


Suzuki Private Violin Lessons

Ages 4 & Up
Amy Darnell is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where she studied violin performance. Mrs. Darnell is a Suzuki certified teacher and has been teaching violin for 7 years. Amy has been a member in numerous orchestras in South Carolina & California, and also has soloist and chamber music experience. Amy is currently a member of the La Jolla Symphony & strives to help children of all ages reach their musicianship goals. Ongoing, call for days, prices and times available. 8 half-hour lessons once a week for 8 weeks.

Inclusion Room
Contact the Youth Office, (858)362-1132
Instructor: Amy Darnell


Private Piano Lessons

Grades K-6
One 30-minute lesson per week (call for available times). Classes held Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Ms. Belokamen holds a Master’s degree from the Odessa Conservatory of Music in the former USSR. She was on the faculty of the Music School for Children in Odessa, where she specialized in classical piano from the ages of six to sixteen,preparing them for competitions, recitals and music college entrance. She has 40 years’ experienceof teaching classical piano. jazz, popular music,theory and music history. Since 1989 she hasbeen successfully teaching many children andadults in San Diego, CA. She loves working withchildren to help them discover the amazing gift of music.

Piano Practice Room
Call for days and times available. 8 half-hour
lessons once a week for 8 weeks.

Price: $255; JCC Member Price: $212
Contact the Youth Office, (858) 362-1132
Instructor: Susanna Belokamen

Private Guitar Lessons

K–6

For all skill levels and styles, from classical to rock. Jonathan Davis earned his Bachelor’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the University of Arizona and his Master’s degree (also in Classical Guitar Performance) from the University of Akron,where he was awarded a full scholarship as a graduate teaching assistant. Mr. has performed in master classes for some of the most well-known guitarists in the world, including Pepe Romero,David Russell, and Paul Galbraith. Jonathan Davis has experience performing classical music in a variety of settings and regularly plays electric guitar in a rock band. His debut solo CD, Très Viste,features music ranging from the Baroque to the Twentieth Century.

Ongoing, call for days and times available.
8 half-hour lessons once a week for 8 weeks.

Inclusion Room
Price: $255; JCC Member Price: $212
Contact the Youth Office, (858) 362-1132
Instructor: Jonathan Davis

Beginning Piano Lesson

Session includes: 30-minute Lessons–Once A
Week for 8 Weeks! Lessons will be held Mondays,Tuesdays, Wednesdays.

Ruth Mayhew received her Master’s degree from Northwestern University and her Bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, both in Music. She also has a teaching certificate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has taught beginning piano lessons to very young students, starting at age 4. She tries to foster a love of Music while teaching the basics of Piano and Music Theory. Students will be encouraged to perform in recitals to build confidence in presenting themselves in public.

Price (8 Sessions): $255; JCC Member Price: $212

Private Drum Lessons

Ages 4 & Up
Session includes: 30-minute Lessons–Once A Week for 8 Weeks!

Eddie Fallas is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he played in the school’s jazz band. He played in his school’s orchestra under the great saxophone player Bill Hesel, where he was taught the fundamentals of music. He has been consistently playing drums for 12 years, and teaching for just under 8 years. He currently plays in a fusion jazz band. Under Eddie’s lesson plan, you will learn how to keep time, operate your hands and feet independently of each other, and learn the theory behind drums.

Call for days and times available.
Price (8 Sessions): $255; JCC Member Price: $212

Private Flute Lessons

Session includes: 30-minute Lessons–Once A Week for 8 Weeks!

Ruth Mayhew received her Master’s degree from Northwestern University and her Bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, both in Flute Performance. She also has a teaching certificate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ruth just moved from Massachusetts where she finished her 11th season as Symphony Pro Musical’s principal flutist. She also subs with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra in Florida. In addition to playing for President Clinton at the White House, she has performed with many Symphonies and Chamber groups. She has taught every level from beginner through college, and enjoys each stage of development. Many of her students have competed successfully at concerto competitions and a few are pursuing music degrees in college.

Call for days and times available.
Price (8 Sessions): $255; JCC Member Price: $212

 

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CAMP & YOUTH PROGRAMS INFORMATION
Melissa Overland-McKay (858) 362-1117
Sandy Siperstein Rafner (858) 362-1112

CAMP & YOUTH PROGRAMS REGISTRATION
Nicole Bennett (858) 362-1132