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18 & Under

The J has something for every member of your family! From caregiver and child fitness classes, to hosting special birthday parties, we can make every day a fun and safe learning opportunity.

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Overview

Programs for youth, teens, and families change every quarter, so check the schedule below to see what’s coming up next at the J. Whether you join us for family campfires, a kids night out, or a movie night, you or your little ones are sure to have a good time! 

Schedule

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Children, Teens & Family

How To: Navigate Social Media with Kids

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Youth & Family

Chess Club: Session 2

Enhance cognitive thinking and strategy skills while playing chess in an interactive and competitive atmosphere. No prior experience needed! Chess Club provides a casual environment in which students can learn and play the game of chess.
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J Members: $12 | Public: $15
Children, Teens & Family

Kids Night Out: Movie Night

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J Members: $25 | Public: $33
Youth & Family

Pokémon Club

Mayerson JCC Campus
Show off your collection and battle skills at our Pokémon Club! New to Pokémon? Don’t Worry! We’ll have a teaching area to learn. Bring your own cards or borrow ours to play. Dinner will be provided.
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Member $12.00 Non-Member $15.00 Member $36.00
Youth & Family

Sword Guild

Develop grace, power and agility at Sword Guild! Partnered with the Queen City Sword Guild, combine athletics with history and learn introductory techniques to sword play and sparring. All equipment is provided!|
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Member $115.00 Non-Member $150.00
Youth & Family

Creative Dance

An introductory dance class taught by Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Bidig Academy where students learn the basics to dance and movement. Dancers will enjoy exploring movement through music and games, while building social skills, flexibility, and strength.
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Member $200.00 Non-Member $260.00
PJ Library

Hamantaschen Time with PJ Library

Join us for a fun time making hamantaschen!
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Youth & Family

Chess Club: Session 3

Enhance cognitive thinking and strategy skills while playing chess in an interactive and competitive atmosphere. No prior experience needed! Chess Club provides a casual environment in which students can learn and play the game of chess.
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J Members: $12 | Public: $15
Arts & Ideas

Pokémon Club

Show off your collection and battle skills at our Pokémon Club! New to Pokémon? Don’t Worry! We’ll have a teaching area to learn. Bring your own cards or borrow ours to play. Dinner will be provided. |
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Member $12.00 Non-Member $15.00
Youth & Family

Kids Night Out: Game Night

Kids are invited to a fun evening with their friends- no parents allowed! Compete against others and show off your gaming skills with board games, card games, video games, and more! |
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J Members: $15 | Public: $20
Youth & Family

Moana Jr.

Come sail away with Theatre at the J at our 2024 Spring Musical Performance. June 2nd at 2pm and 7pm, June 3rd at 7:00pm Ticket pricing $7/Child (12 and under) $10/adult
Member $7.00 Non-Member $10.00
Arts & Ideas

J Baby

Mayerson JCC Campus
Recurring
So, you’re starting a Jewish family, but need some help to prepare. The J will offer soon-to-be parents essential classes on the basics of childbirth and infant care through a new program called J Baby! Join in community with others!
Member $136.00 Non-Member $163.00
Arts & Ideas

Pokémon Club

Mayerson JCC Campus
Show off your collection and battle skills at our Pokémon Club! New to Pokémon? Don’t Worry! We’ll have a teaching area to learn. Bring your own cards or borrow ours to play. Dinner will be provided. |
Member $12.00 Non-Member $15.00
Youth & Family

American Red Cross Babysitting Class

Mayerson JCC Campus
Earn your ARC Babysitting Certification through this interactive, comprehensive course that shares the latest information on child care, basic first aid, and emergency protocols. Participants should bring a water bottle and a packed lunch.
Member $140.00 Non-Member $150.00
Arts & Ideas

Kids Night Out: Makers Workshop

Mayerson JCC Campus
Build, create, and destroy at this hands-on event, no grown-ups allowed! Explore constructing and deconstructing with basic hand tools. Create sculptures, build forts and more at this kids workshop. Snacks are provided.|
Member $25.00 Non-Member $33.00
Arts & Ideas

J Mobile: Movie Night

Mayerson JCC Campus
It’s show time! Gather with friends and family to watch movies under the stars at the J. Bring chairs or a blanket, movie snacks are provided.|
Member $12.00 Non-Member $15.00

Meet the Team

Meet our team of professionals who lead programming for youth, families, and teens at the J! 

Fred Schnell

Youth & Family Manager
Children, Teens & Family

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