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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.

Program Guide

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Early Childhood

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Day Camp

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Sports

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Facilities

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Upcoming Events

December 2014 – January 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
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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Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 23 @ 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.

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
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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Dec
28
Sun
Cholent/Hamin @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

With a dash of Hebrew! Learn to make Cholent/Hamin and improve your Hebrew at the same time. Join Abby and the Say It In Hebrew Team as we get cooking together! Take part in a highly interactive session where you and your friends will learn some basic recipes for the traditional Shabbat Stew. Come share your family recipes and stories. Don’t forget to bring your appetite!

See the Flyer
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
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
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
Register Online

 

 

Visit JCC Vacation Days >>

Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Dec 30 @ 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.

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
5
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Jan 5 @ 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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Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St.
Skokie, IL  |  Map it!
847.763.3500

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm