Teen Camps

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 Teen Camps

JUNE 4 - JULY 27, 2018

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Taglit - "Discovery"
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Grades:  Entering 6 - 8

Location:  Uptown (4 weeks, July 2 - July 27) and Metairie (8 weeks, June 4 - July 27)

Camp Taglit is designed especially for teens and their busy summer schedules.  The program allows teens to choose the weeks they would like to attend.  Each week will have a specific focus. Campers will work with a specialist in their chosen field each morning and enjoy other camp activities like swimming, sports, and hanging out with friends each afternoon.

Tennis Camp 

Grades:  Entering 6 - 8

Location:  Uptown

Tennis Camp includes a full day of programming.  Mornings focus on tennis skills and gameplay. Afternoons will be spent at the JCC eating lunch, swimming, and participating in various athletic activities. Tennis campers will receive valuable instruction as they develop their forehand, backhand, serve and volley within a small group at a tennis facility and in the JCC gymnasium. They will be evaluated and grouped according to skill level. All skill levels are welcome to participate.

 Before and After Care options available - click for details

 

For information, please contact:

Uptown Camp Director, Carolyn Shillinglaw, at 897.0143 or campcarolyn@nojcc.org

Uptown Sports Director/Assistant Camp Director, Neal Alsop, at 897.0143 or neal@nojcc.org

Metairie Camp Director, Jessica Klein Sintes, at 887.5158 or jessica@nojcc.org

Metairie Sports Director, PJ Jones, at 887.5158 or pj@nojcc.org

EVENTS
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FITNESS CLASSES

National Coloring Book Day

We love to celebrate here at the JCC, and we also look for any opportunity to be creative. Join us for a coloring break in The Nosh of the Uptown JCC for National Coloring Book Day on August 2. We’ll have a table with crayons and JCC-themed coloring sheets. Can’t make it to the JCC? Download and print our coloring sheets. We’d love to see your artwork, so be sure to tag us and use hashtag #nojcc on social media!

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Finding Your Fit Foods

Creating a lifestyle, rather than a diet, will give you the flexibility to make healthy choices while still enjoying what you eat. Sometimes the hardest part about eating healthfully is simply knowing what will taste good without packing on the pounds. Check out some of the healthy recipes recommended by Metairie Wellness Director Alexis Boudreau to get started and get cooking!

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Alon Shaya Lead 2018 Kindness March

New Orleans JCC campers kicked off summer 2018 by spreading kindness at the second annual Kindness March, held June 7 at the Uptown JCC. Famed chef Alon Shaya and his wife Emily, along with the New Creations Brass Band, led the march around the JCC’s historic building on St. Charles Avenue.

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JCC Dedicates New Expansion

It was "A Sweet Celebration in Song" on May 24 as the JCC dedicated its new $9 million dollar expansion.  Featuring a performance by Azi Schwartz, the internationally recognized cantor from the Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City, the event brought the community together to celebrate the new addition to the Uptown JCC and recognized and honored the lead donors who made the expansion possible. 

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