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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 and Registration

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Jun
4
Thu
Vacation Day @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Fun with Fruit & Swimming
We will be working children on making a delicious fruit salad which we will have for snack too!  The kids will enjoy a dip in the pool afterwards.  Kids will need a lunch as well as swimming suit and towel.

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

 

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Jun
5
Fri
Vacation Day @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Outdoor Fun & Swimming
We will be playing games outside along with working with sidewalk chalk.  Please have your child wear clothes that they can get messy in.  Kids will need a lunch as well as swimming suit and towel.

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

 

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Jun
8
Mon
Vacation Day @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Arts Extravaganza & Swimming
Kids will get to show their beautiful works of art.  The kids will be making lanyards, working with fuse beads, playdoh, drawing their favorite superhero and more.  Hands on is the phrase for the day.

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Jun
9
Tue
Vacation Day @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Historic Wagner Farm
Down on the farm is where Kaplan JCC will be going.  Kaplan JCC will travel to Wagner farm which is 18.6 acres and is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County.  The farm provides a unique opportunity for families to learn about farming heritage and experience firsthand “the way things used to be.”  Kids will get to meet and interact with animals and take part in various first hand activities such as grinding corn to feed our chickens and pumping water for the cows.  At the end of the visit, kids will get a chance to make and sample some homemade butter. Bring a lunch.

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Jun
10
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Whealan Pool
Pack the sunscreen, bathing suit and towel. We are heading to the pool in Chicago. Bring lunch in a disposable bag. For me information: http://www.fpdcc.com/recreation/aquatic-centers/

Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
Register Online

 

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Jun
11
Thu
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Fun with Fruit & Swimming
We will be working children on making a delicious fruit salad which we will have for snack too!  The kids will enjoy a dip in the pool afterwards.  Kids will need a lunch as well as swimming suit and towel.

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

 

Adler Planetarium
Adler Planetarium will allow us the great human adventure of space exploration. The kids will gasp in awe during one of the sky show and entertain themselves playing on the Planet Explorer play area that is very hands on and engaging. Check out their website for more information –http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/. Kids will need to bring a LUNCH ONLY.

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

 

Museum of Science and Industry
Kids will get a day to explore largest science museum in the western hemisphere. Among its diverse and expansive exhibits, the museum features a 3,500-square-foot (330 m2) model railroad, the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel passenger train (Pioneer Zephyr), and the Apollo 8 spacecraft that carried the first humans to orbit the Moon. Check it Museum of Science and Industry http://www.msichicago.org/. Kids will need to bring a LUNCH ONLY.

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

 

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Jun
12
Fri
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Outdoor Fun & Swimming
We will be playing games outside along with working with sidewalk chalk.  Please have your child wear clothes that they can get messy in.  Kids will need a lunch as well as swimming suit and towel.

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

 

Hollywood Park
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.html Kids will need to bring a LUNCH ONLY.

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

 

Lincoln Park Zoo
Lions, Tigers, Bears OH MY!  Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. Kids will be exploring the different exhibits from the Farm in the Zoo, Regenstein Center for African Apes, Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and the Kovler Lion House along with many others.  Kids will need to bring a lunch ONLY.

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

 

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Jun
15
Mon
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Legoland is full of activities, 4D Cinema, a scavenger hunt and a Lego play zone.  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 Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

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

 

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Jun
16
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Shedd Aquarium
Kids will get to explore the largest indoor aquarium in the world, with more than 8000 aquatic animals. The kids will enjoy the Waters of the World, Caribbean Reef, Amazon Rising, Wild Reef and the Oceanarium.
Kids will need to bring a LUNCH ONLY

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

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

 

Visit JCC Vacation Days >>

Jun
17
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Museum of Science and Industry
Kids will get a day to explore largest science museum in the western hemisphere. Among its diverse and expansive exhibits, the museum features a 3,500-square-foot (330 m2) model railroad, the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel passenger train (Pioneer Zephyr), and the Apollo 8 spacecraft that carried the first humans to orbit the Moon. Check it Museum of Science and Industry http://www.msichicago.org/. Kids will need to bring a LUNCH ONLY.

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

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