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JCC Vacation Days

Key Features

  • Fascinating field trips
  • Top notch entertainers
  • Swimming
  • Sports
  • Arts ’n Crafts

Fun when there’s no school in Chicago, Northbrook & Skokie

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
No school? No problem! Your kids will welcome the fun with a day “off” at JCC. Vacation Days spark creativity with engaging programming… sports, swimming and all kinds of great games. Our experienced staff have a wide variety of child-approved activities up their sleeves, plus our field trips provide valuable experiences to your child. Back at the “J,” make way for entertainers! From music to juggling, these top notch specialists get your kids dancing, singing and laughing! Everyone wins with JCC Vacation Days!

For more information about Vacation Days, contact Amy Kellogg.
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606

Upcoming Vacation Days

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November – December 2014

Nov
4
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Join us as we head to Kaplan JCC for a day of Fall FUN!  The morning will be filled with team building activities including a pumpkin decorating and games in the gym.  The afternoon will include swimming and more fall favorites.  Kids will need to bring lunch, towel and swimsuit.

CJDS | 524 Melrose., Chicago
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email:Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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*Must have a minimum of 12 registrants to run this program
NO BEFORE CARE OR AFTER CARE THIS DAY

 

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Nov
7
Fri
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Join us as we head to Horwich JCC for a day of Fall FUN!  The morning will be filled with team building activities including a pumpkin decorating and games in the gym.  The afternoon will include swimming and more fall favorites.  Kids will need to bring lunch, towel and swimsuit.

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
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Bernard Horwich JCC, 3003 W. Touhy, Chicago
Email: Wendy Singer| Phone: 773.516.5883
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Nov
11
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Amazing day of community building as we gather together to pay it forward for someone in need. We will break up into groups and prepare sack lunches for A Just Harvest. Add in some fun by decorating the bags and adding goodies to help make the day of person who gets each lunch. Additional fun includes games in the gym along with an hour of swimming. Children will be bused to the Kaplan JCC to participate. Kids will need to bring lunch, towel and swimsuit.

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Lake County Jewish Community Campus, 23280 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich
Email: Amy Kellogg| Phone: 847.763.3606
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Nov
12
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Legoland has rides, 4D Cinema, a scavenger hunt and a legos playzone.Come explore everything legos with us! JCC will be enjoying a day at Legoland. We will jump inside the World’s biggest box of LEGO® bricks! LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers bring together great 4D cinema shows, rides, LEGO MINILAND® and more. Come with us for a great indoor experience. Kids need to bring a lunch only.

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
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Nov
24
Mon
Vacation Day @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Spend the day enjoying a Pajama Party play games, make puppy chow, and decorate pillowcases and much more! We will also have an hour of open swim! Don’t forget your swimsuit, towel and lunch!

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Nov
25
Tue
Vacation Day @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Strike It Up! Join us at Weinger JCC for a fun morning of bowling followed by a dip in the pool afterwards to cool off. Don’t forget your swimsuit, towel and a lunch.

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Nov
26
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Get up close to more than 75 species of exotic butterflies and stunning bird species from the Southern hemisphere in a 2,700 square-foot greenhouse filled with pools of water, flowers, tropical trees and 1,000 butterflies, including those never-before-seen in our region. See the nature inside your house and the ecology within your walls. Kids will need a lunch only. No swimming today.


Bring a lunch.

(No AFTERCARE today)

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

 

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Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Have a blast at Hollywood Park in Crestwood, IL. Enjoy bumper cars to bump cars out of their way, use their catlike skills to climb up the rock wall, dodge the beams through the Lazer Maze and show skills in the video game arcade. Check out all that Hollywood Park has to offer: http://www.hollywoodfunpark.com/attraction
Bring a lunch.

(No AFTERCARE today)

Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
Register Online

 

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Dec
22
Mon
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
We will be heading to Schaumburg Park District’s Water Works for a fun day of splashing around in their indoor water playground with gradual Beachlike Entry Pool. Water Works has a lot of activities for the kids to enjoy including water slides, rapid water channel as well as a diving pool.

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
Register Online

Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
Register Online

Lake County Jewish Community Campus, 23280 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich
Email: Amy Kellogg| Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

 

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Dec
23
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
JCC Chicago welcomes magician Gary Kantor for a morning of magic then we will swim in the afternoon. Gary will amaze us with his tricks and the kids will get to bring a trick home with them. Check out Gary Kantor’s website at www.garykantor.com. Kids will need to bring lunch, swimsuit and towel.

Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
Register Online

Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
Register Online

Lake County Jewish Community Campus, 23280 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich
Email: Amy Kellogg| Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

 

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Vacation Days
Registration


Chicago-Lakeview
Florence G. Heller JCC

Chicago-Hyde Park
Hyde Park JCC

Chicago-West Rogers Park
Bernard Horwich JCC

Lake Zurich
Lake County Campus

Northbrook
Bernard Weinger JCC

Skokie
Mayer Kaplan JCC

 

Parents must complete a child information form.


Bernard Horwich JCC
Bernard Weinger JCC
CJDS
Florence G. Heller JCC
Hyde Park JCC
Lake County Campus
Mayer Kaplan JCC

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