High School

Want to have fun, meet friends and enjoy new experiences? The JCC offers high school teens the most innovative recreational, educational and social programs with a focus on youth issues, teen life and being part of a Jewish community.

We are always looking for high school teen leaders, so make your mark and help us create new and unique programs.
For more information please contact Mo Concepcion at 203.487.0971, or mconcepcion@stamfordjcc.org.

 

Enrichment & Sports Classes

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NEW! Photo Comic Creation
Grades 3 – 8
Create your own amazing comic strips using digital cameras and Photoshop. You’ll add speech bubbles and text to make your story anything you can imagine. You’ll think up all kinds of amazing adventures in this computer course that teaches you all the basics of photo editing and story building. Equipment provided.

Tuesdays, 5 – 6 p.m.
Apr. 29 – Jun. 17
Members $200 / Community $232
(8 sessions)

 

NEW! Photography Workshops
Grades 6 – 8
Try these great one-day workshops to learn the basics of taking great pictures, without committing to a whole semester of classes. Participants will become familiar with framing a shot, lighting, composition, and more. A digital camera is recommended, but an iPad or smart phone is also acceptable equipment.

Tuesday, Apr. 29, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Members $45 / Community $55

Wednesday, May 28, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Members $45 / Community $55

 


 

Sports & Fitness Classes


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Basketball Skills & Fundamentals Clinic
Grades 6 – 8
Teams are made in the fall, but players are made in the off-season! Let our coaching staff help you improve your game to become a better all-around player.

Mondays, 5:15 – 6 p.m.
Apr. 28 – Jun. 16 (No class May 26)
Members $133 / Community $161
(7 sessions)

Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5 p.m.
Apr. 23 – Jun. 18 (No class Jun. 4)
Members $152 / Community $184
(8 sessions)

 

Tang Soo Do Karate
Grades 6 – 8
Learn discipline, strength and skill with martial arts with instructor Barry Schechtman.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Apr. 24 – Jun. 19 (No class Jun. 5)
Members $256 / Community $320
(16 sessions)

 

Multisport Kids Training Clinic
Grades 6 – 7
Focus will rotate between swimming, cycling, and running.

Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Apr. 24 – Jun. 12 (No class Jun. 5)
Members $140 / Community $175
(7 sessions)

 

Private Basketball Lessons
Grades 6 – 12
For information or to make an appointment, contact coach Mo Concepcion at 203.487.0971 or mconcepcion@stamfordjcc.org.

 

Fitness Center Certification Course
This class is for all 13-year-olds who would like to use the JCC Fitness Center on their own. Etiquette, proper equipment usage, form, safety, and training guidelines will be covered. After completion of this class, teens will have unlimited access to the Fitness Center. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Lori Price at 203.487.0967 or lprice@stamfordjcc.org.

 


 

Dance Classes


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NEW! Capoeira: Brazilian Martial Arts & Dance
Ages 11 – 14
Capoeira combines martial arts, dance, gymnastics and rhythm in a fun game and a great workout. Participants will increase flexibility, strength, agility, coordination, and speed of reaction, while learning fun moves. We will hold a performance at the end of the semester. For more information about Capoeira visit BrazilianPerformingArts.com

Tuesdays, 5:10 – 6 p.m.
Apr. 29 – Jun. 17 
Members $152 / Community $184
(8 sessions)

 

All the World’s a Stage
Grades 6 – 8
A theatre class open to all experience levels, students will explore the elements of scene, character development and relationship, how to break down a script and incorporate beat and intentions. We will use improvisation as well as script-based activities to develop a greater understanding for the theatre. Students will integrate original stories and concepts in order to collaborate with other students in the class. This class also contains a writing component.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:25 p.m.
Apr. 23 – Jun. 18 (No class Jun. 4)
Members $171 / Community $207
(9 sessions)

 

Private Dance and Movement Training Sessions
Would your child like more one-on-one time with an instructor? Is he having trouble getting that cartwheel? Does she have a play audition she needs to prep for? Maybe there is a special dance he wants to learn? Take advantage of our private training sessions with one of our talented dance and movement instructors! Contact Lauren Sherwood, Coordinator of Dance & Movement, for scheduling and information at lsherwood@stamfordjcc.org.

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Apr

Spotlight on Israel: A new lunch & learn series

This session will focus on what Jewish pluralism is and why it is a challenging issue in Israel. We will go back to 1948, the birth of Israel, to understand Judaism’s role in establishing the Jewish State. We will discuss the conflicts that