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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

Printable Forms for Winter 2014

Alcott Elementary | Bernard Horwich JCC | Bernard Weinger JCC

Florence G. Heller JCC | Hyde Park JCC | Mayer Kaplan JCC

Upcoming Vacation Days

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December 2014 – February 2015

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
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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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
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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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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Dec
24
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Dec 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

Just DANCE!!

Come join JCC as we dance the morning away with Personalities DJ Company at the Mayer Kaplan JCC! We will spend the afternoon cooling off from the dance party with a dip in the pool! Bring lunch, towel and swimsuit. Children will be bused to the Kaplan JCC to participate.  (No AFTERCARE today)

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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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Dec
29
Mon
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)

An awesome day starts at the Skokie Skatium ice arena for a twirl on the ice and then head to the Mayer Kaplan JCC for a dip in the pool. Bring a bathing suit and towel along with a lunch.

 

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
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Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Dec
30
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Enjoy a day of fun at Chicago’s best arcade and amusement park. Ride bumper cars, play mini golf and jump around in the indoor gym. The Enchanted Castle of Lombard is one of three Chicago-land family entertainment centers comprising the Trails Entertainment Center Corporation. Attractions include laser tag, indoor go-karts, bumper cars, 250 games. Check out their website to see all the fun things we will be doing! Bring a lunch only.
http://www.enchanted.com/indexLombard.html

 

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
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Dec
31
Wed
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Dec 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Countdown to 2015 with a Winter Carnival! Come join JCC as we countdown to 2015.  All JCC sites will come together for a day of FUN at Mayer Kaplan JCC!  Have a blast at our Winter Carnival Party complete with all the latest huge inflatable bounce house and obstacle course, carnival games & swimming ! Children will be bused to the Kaplan JCC to participate.  Bring a bathing suit and towel along with a lunch.  (No AFTERCARE today)

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

 

 

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Jan
19
Mon
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
During the 1950′s and 60′s, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. recognized the power of service to strengthen communities and achieve common goals. To remember Dr. King, the JCC will be conducting a day of service where each child will participate in 3 community service projects.  Children will be bused to the Kaplan JCC to participate.  The kids will also be swimming!  Bring a bathing suit and towel along with a lunch.

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
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Jan
30
Fri
Vacation Day @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
No school? No problem! Your kids will welcome the fun and festivities with a day “off” at JCC. Fast-paced and stimulating, our JCC Vacation Days sparks creativity with engaging programming that tires them out… sports, swimming and all kinds of great games. Our experienced staff have a wide variety of child-approved activities up their sleeves, as well as ideas for popular places to go! Our field trips are enjoyable outings that 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 giggling! Everyone wins with JCC Vacation Days!

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

 

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Feb
13
Fri
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Feb 13 @ 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

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

 

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Feb
16
Mon
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Come join us in our very own Kitchen Stadium. Children will be transformed into world class chefs! Our chefs will work in teams to create a menu of appetizers, main courses and of course dessert! Creativity and yummy factors are all that matter – everyone is a winner at JCC vacation days! Come show us what you can cook up! Bring a bathing suit and towel along with a lunch.

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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