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Whether during the school year or over the summer, the Alper JCC's Children's Department offers highly recognized children's programming and our award-winning summer camp.
Our superb Quality Counts 5-Star Glen Greenstein Early Childhood Development Center offers families the perfect setting for their children, infants through preschoolers, to grow, learn, and appreciate Jewish heritage. For children and teenagers, the Kids’ Connection After School Program provides a structured yet fun environment; and our summer camp gives campers the opportunity to grow and expand their horizons. The Special Needs Program offers a fun, stimulating, and dynamic program for children, teens and adults with cognitive and/or physical disabilities and has been widely recognized for its services as well.
The After School Program and Summer Camp are funded in part by the Children's Trust. The Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.
The Children's Department offers a variety of after school enrichment classes that complement the Kids Connection After School Program. Children's classes are also offered through many of the Alper JCC's other departments including cultural arts and athletics. To access the Class Finder, click here.
The Maccabees/Maccabettes program provides a unique opportunity for fathers and their children to spend quality time together hile enhancing their Jewish identity. Children, in kindergarten-5th grade, are welcome to join their Dads in fun activities throughout the year.
Groups are organized based on grade level and gender of the child. One father is designated to guide each group. Activities may include fieldtrips, meetings, and mitzvah projects.
For more information, contact Elyse Molk