After School Program

Let your kids disconnect from the school day with friends, activities and homework. The 2024-2025 school year will include add-on activities such as sports, cooking, arts and crafts, science and more.

 

Playmakers Youth Theatre

Youth and teens of all experience levels participate in shows that help them stretch their imaginations, gain confidence on and off the stage and build lifelong friendships. This community theatre program presents several shows a year.

 

 

School’s Out and Vacation Camp

When school is out, The J is in. During our holiday and vacation programs, youth will have active days complete with swimming, arts and crafts, sports, games and even a few special surprises.

 

Maccabi Games

Join this annual event in North America where teens compete in Olympic-style games. A program of Jewish Community Center (JCC) Association, the games bring together thousands of Jewish teens for several days of competition.

 

 

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Preston’s H.O.P.E.

This extensive accessible playground park is for children with all levels of abilities and disabilities – providing children with the opportunities to explore, play and learn. It is located on the property of and operated by Mandel JCC.

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BBYO

The J houses the Ohio Northern Region of this youth group movement for Jewish teens in grades 8-12. We host the Cleveland Jewish Basketball League and offer special BBYO Teen membership pricing to our fitness center.

Featured Classes

Camps, K-12

08/08/2024 - 08/12/2024

An overnight vacation for adults with disabilities at Camp Wise in Chardon, Ohio.

An overnight vacation at Camp Wise for adults with disabilities. Experience Shabbat on our wooded property, sleep in cabins and meet new friends. Participants will enjoy campfire cooking, music and song sessions, sports, arts and crafts, lake activities, swimming, ropes course and more.

Camps, K-12

07/10/2024 - 07/31/2024

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camps, K-12

08/09/2024 - 08/11/2024

A family overnight vacation at Camp Wise for all ages. Enjoy all of the activities offered during our summer camps including lake activities, sports, climing tower and Shabbat and Havdalah programs.

Escape to camp for the weekend and experience what the summer Camp Wise campers rave about. Families of all ages will sleep in cabins and enjoy Shabbat and Havdalah programs. Activities include archery, mountain biking, tennis, swimming and lake fun, climbing tower, tie-dying and more.

Camps, K-12

08/09/2024 - 08/11/2024

A family overnight vacation at Camp Wise for all ages. Enjoy all of the activities offered during our summer camps including lake activities, sports, climing tower and Shabbat and Havdalah programs.

Escape to camp for the weekend and experience what the summer Camp Wise campers rave about. Families of all ages will sleep in cabins and enjoy Shabbat and Havdalah programs. Activities include archery, mountain biking, tennis, swimming and lake fun, climbing tower, tie-dying and more.

Camps, K-12

08/09/2024 - 08/11/2024

A family overnight vacation at Camp Wise for all ages. Enjoy all of the activities offered during our summer camps including lake activities, sports, climing tower and Shabbat and Havdalah programs.

Escape to camp for the weekend and experience what the summer Camp Wise campers rave about. Families of all ages will sleep in cabins and enjoy Shabbat and Havdalah programs. Activities include archery, mountain biking, tennis, swimming and lake fun, climbing tower, tie-dying and more.

Camps, K-12

08/09/2024 - 08/11/2024

A family overnight vacation at Camp Wise for all ages. Enjoy all of the activities offered during our summer camps including lake activities, sports, climing tower and Shabbat and Havdalah programs.

Escape to camp for the weekend and experience what the summer Camp Wise campers rave about. Families of all ages will sleep in cabins and enjoy Shabbat and Havdalah programs. Activities include archery, mountain biking, tennis, swimming and lake fun, climbing tower, tie-dying and more.

K-12

08/26/2024 - 06/13/2025

Wind down after school with activities, homework help and friends.

Kids ages K-6 enjoy a variety of activities including basketball and tag in The J's gymnasium, playing games with friends, or creating art projects. It's the perfect place to wind down from the school day, get homework help, and get recharged for family time.

Camps, K-12

07/01/2024 - 07/07/2024

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camps, K-12

07/10/2024 - 07/31/2024

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camps, K-12

07/10/2024 - 07/31/2024

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camps, K-12

07/10/2024 - 07/21/2024

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camps, K-12

07/10/2024 - 07/31/2024

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

Camp Wise is an overnight experience for kids in grades 2-12 in Chardon, Ohio. It's a place where every camper can be themselves, learn new things and be accepted.

K-12 Leadership

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