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Vacation Sensations

Unless otherwise noted, online registration closes 3 business days prior to the start date. After this time, please call the Welcome Desk at 914-366-7898 to register. Many of our programs can be pro-rated after they begin as long as space is available.

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Schools off? Vacation Sensations is on! Four great days planned for Spring Break!

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (drop-off and pick-up at the Shames JCC)
Early drop off: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: $15
Late stay*: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: $35
Price varies by day. See details below.

Monday, April 6:  Field trip to Beczak Center for Urban River at Sarah Lawrence College where kids will have fun doing various indoor and outdoor activities to learn about our local ecosystem.  After lunch, kids will burn off energy and play on the large field one their beautiful campus outside! Please pack a meat-free, nut-free lunch. Snacks are included.

Members: $95; Non-members: $110
Vacation Sensation Plus**: $115; Non-members: $130

Tuesday, April 7:  Spend the day at Legoland Discovery Center at Ridge Hill in Yonkers! We play and discover the Lego world—interactive stations, rides, and 4D movies!. Following lunch we will have a chance to play on the playground at Ridge Hill. Please pack a meat-free, nut-free lunch. Snacks are included.

Members: $95; Non-members: $110
Vacation Sensation Plus**: $115; Non-members: $130

Wednesday, April 8: Field trip to GlowHouse Kids in Pompton Lakes New Jersey to have a complete glow in the dark experience with art, sports, and other high—energy activities. No late stay due to the JCC holiday schedule. Kids are encouraged to wear white or neon colors to pick up the glow in the dark ambiance.  Please pack a meat-free, nut-free lunch. Snacks are included.

Members: $95; Non-members: $110
Vacation Sensation Plus**: $115; Non-members: $130

Monday, April 13: Mainstages Theater will come and lead an interactive theater workshop. We will also have fun around the JCC campus with swimming, outdoor play, and gym games. Please pack a meat-free, nut-free lunch. Snacks are included.

Members: $65; Non-members: $80
Vacation Sensation Plus**: $85; Non-members: $100

*No late stay on Wednesday, April 8 due to the JCC holiday schedule.

**Children with special needs get to enjoy the same great programming in Vacation Sensations Plus! Registration closes a week prior. Please reach out to Tracey Wiener at twiener@shamesjcc.org.

Schools out? We’re on! Four great day trips planned for February break’s Vacation Sensations!

February 18 – 21
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (drop-off and pick-up at the Shames JCC)
Early drop off: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: $15
Late stay: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: $35
Members: $95 (per day); Non-members: $110 (per day)
Vacation Sensation Plus**: $115 (per day); Non-members: $130 (per day)

** Children with special needs get to enjoy the same great programming in Vacation Sensations Plus! Registration closes a week prior on Tuesday, February 11th. Please reach out to Tracey Wiener at twiener@shamesjcc.org.

You don’t have to get on a plane to give your kids an exciting vacation for February! We are planning four great trips for kids in grades K – 6.

 

Tuesday February 18: Come join us for Monster Mini Golf, in Paramus (just a short hop over the bridge) where your child will  get to play mini golf, arcade games, and experience the laser maze. Lunch will be provided (2 slices of pizza and a drink). Snack will also be provided.

Wednesday, February 19: Come join us at the Westchester Mall for a day of coding and robotics at the Apple Store, pizza lunch provided, and a scavenger hunt throughout the mall!

Thursday, February 20:  Join us on a trip to the Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art in Peekskill where we will go on an interactive tour and participate in an art workshop—maybe your child can become the next Picasso!

Friday: Bring out your inner Ninja Warrior at High Exposure in Northvale, NJ—go rock-climbing, run a ninja warrior course, and participate in parkour.

Click here for more details and to register. Or reach out to Samantha Lewis for details at slewis@shamesjcc.org or 914.366.7898 ext. 1163.

 

Vacation Sensations: MLK Day for grades K – 6

January 20, 2020
Schools are closed so we’re giving kids the chance to have fun and honor MLK’s legacy for a day of play and giving back! Kids will participate in engaging social action projects for Paws Crossed, an animal shelter and by making children’s books for a local pediatric hospital. They will also get to swim in our heated indoor pool, play games, and enjoy lunch together. Participants must bring a swim suit, towel, & swim cap plus a dairy (meat-free) and nut-free lunch (morning and afternoon snack provided).

Program: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM  Member $65; Non-Member $80
Early Drop-Off (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM): $15
Late Pick-up (3:00 PM – 6:00 PM): $35
Vacation Sensations Plus* (for children with special needs, 2:1 child to staff ratio): Member $85; Non-Member $100

Pre-registration required.* Space is limited. Payment due upon registration. No refunds/credits. If we do not meet minimum enrollment we reserve the right to cancel program (with full refund).

*Children with special needs, who have not participated in programs at the JCC before, require an intake interview prior to registering for Vacation Sensations Plus as well as an IEP/504. In order to ensure appropriate staffing, registration for Vacation Sensations Plus closes a week prior to program.

Vacation Sensations: Summer Camp Twelve Trails Takeover for winter break!*

Grades K–6; December 27, 30, 31, January 2, 3
Experience all the fun of Camp Twelve Trails over winter break with a series of exciting trips and activities planned throughout the break, such as Chelsea Piers in Stamford, Hudson River Museum, Scribble Art, and many more activities! Kids will get a taste of all the “neighborhoods” (specialties) offered at Camp Twelve Trails: Play (sports), Create (arts & drama), Explore (adventure), Discover (science & technology), Grow (farm to table). Register for one day or all days. Click here for more details and to register. Our program offers Vacation Sensations Plus for special needs participants.**

*Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Payment due upon registration. No refunds or credits. If we do not meet minimum enrollment, the JCC reserves the right to cancel program (with full refund). On Tuesday, December 31st, dependent on registration, the JCC reserves the right to not offer late stay.

**For those who have not participated in JCC Plus programming before, an intake and IEP/504 is required. Registration for Vacation Sensations Plus will close on December 13. Space is limited—participation in Vacation Sensation Plus is not confirmed until you receive an email from Tracey Wiener.

Coming soon: February and Spring break details!
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