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Mayer Kaplan JCC

We are your neighborhood JCC. Everyone’s welcome!

Check out our programs for more things to learn, more ways to stay fit, more connections to make and to get more out of life. Bring the whole family and join the fun.

Check out our programs!

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Early Childhood

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Day Camp

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Upcoming Events

Nov
3
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

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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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Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Nov
5
Wed
Zumba @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JCC 20s & 30s. Join us for a energetic and fun Zumba workout at the Mayer Kaplan JCC with Zumba fitness instructor Art Angelopoulos!

What is Zumba?
ZUMBA® incorporates a number of Latin dances such as Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Cha Cha, Samba, and Bachata just to name a few. In addition to the Latin rhythms, classes will also include International rhythms such as hip hop and bellydance. And you never know what other dance styles might be added to the repertoire.

Wednesdays, November 5- December 10 (excluding 11.26), 6-7pm
Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St, Skokie
$5 class/ drop in or $20 for all 5 classes!

Register Online

Read more about Zumba and Art at: http://art58.zumba.com/

Facebook event is here

 

 

Nov
10
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

Learn more
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
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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
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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Camp Chi Info Night @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm

For nearly a century, generation to generation, Camp Chi has been enlivening campers with a summer experience beyond compare. Everything from our 600 pristine acres, our extensive activities and specialties, staff that support and inspire, and the beauty of Shabbat, exemplifies what makes Camp Chi so special.

Join us at our info night. Talk with a Director and learn all about JCC Camp Chi!

Visit campchi.com
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Nov
12
Wed
Zumba @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

JCC 20s & 30s. Join us for a energetic and fun Zumba workout at the Mayer Kaplan JCC with Zumba fitness instructor Art Angelopoulos!

What is Zumba?
ZUMBA® incorporates a number of Latin dances such as Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Cha Cha, Samba, and Bachata just to name a few. In addition to the Latin rhythms, classes will also include International rhythms such as hip hop and bellydance. And you never know what other dance styles might be added to the repertoire.

Wednesdays, November 5- December 10 (excluding 11.26), 6-7pm
Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St, Skokie
$5 class/ drop in or $20 for all 5 classes!

Register Online

Read more about Zumba and Art at: http://art58.zumba.com/

Facebook event is here

 

 

Nov
16
Sun
Character Breakfast @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

breakfastfrozenJCC Character Breakfast with your favorite frozen Snow Queen, Ice Princess & Lovable Snowman. Breakfast, craft, sing-a-long and photo opportunity. $12 per adult/ $6 per child

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Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St.
Skokie, IL  |  Map it!
847.763.3500

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm