J Days

School days off programming for kidsFun During School Days Off

For PreK* - grade 6 

Questions: Meredith Brown, 412-697-3520
Registration: Lauren Goldman, 412-697-3540

The JCC is the perfect oasis for kids when school is off. Parents can rest assured that their children are in a safe environment with plenty of social and educational opportunities. Many of the J Days staff work year-round at Clubhouse, the JCC's after-school program, and at JCC day and overnight camps. Each day includes games, gym time, swimming and snack. Children will participate in icebreakers and have the opportunity to do art projects and no-bake cooking. 
*PreK children must be potty-trained.

Items to Remeber: 

  • PreK-grade 6
  • Please pack a dairy (no meat) lunch, bathing suit and a towel
  • J Days run from 9 am-4 pm
  • Before Care: 7:30-9 am (no charge)
  • After Care: 4-6 pm ($12/day or FREE to all 2014-15 Clubhouse families)
  • Field Trips: $75/child; $65/child if you register by 5 pm of the previous business day
  • In House: $65/child; $55/child if you register by 5 pm of the previous business day 
  • $5 discount for all 2014-15 Clubhouse families
  • PreK children must be potty trained


Winter 2014

December 22: Camp in the Winter (at the JCC)
Kids will have a blast participating in camp like activities all day long! From making s’mores over the “campfire” to tie dye, it will be like the summer never ended! Participants should bring an item to tie dye.

December 23: A Day at the Races (at the JCC)
Kids will love showing off their competitive spirit all day long as they compete against one another in activities! wacky sports, trivia contests, Name that Tune, relay races, and more will all be a part of the day’s festivities.

December 24: Ice Skating at Bladerunners
Kids will lace up their skates and get ready to show their stuff on the ice! Kids will have so much fun skating with friends and enjoying hot cocoa back at the JCC! J Day will end at 4 pm; aftercare available until 6 pm.

December 26: Jump for Joy at Jump Zone!
Fun obstacle course challenges, mini basketball competitions, jumping on the largest bounce houses in Pittsburgh and having fun with friends will make this a J Day to remember!

December 29: Super Snow tubing at Wildwood Highlands
Kids will love sledding down the mountain and playing in the snow at Wildwood Highlands! If snow tubing is unavailable due to weather conditions they will have an awesome time having adrenaline pumping fun playing Laser Tag and in the on-site arcade and jungle gym!

December 30: Exploration Day at Carnegie Science Center and Sports Works
The Omni Max movie, live show demonstrations, the Exploration Station, indoor rock walls and more will keep kids on their toes and learning about themselves and science at the same time!

December 31: Fun Times at Fun Fest
Bowling, Laser Tag, Billiards, and more are just some of the fun activities that await our JCC kids! J Day will end at 4 pm, no aftercare available.

January 2: Action at the Aviary
Spend the day with your feathered friends!