Kids University at Alpert JCC is open to grades K-8 and provides transportation to the center from Long Beach area schools. Homework assistance, access to the computer lab and swimming pool, and classes in sports, visual arts, Judaic studies, science and more are offered.
Youth & Family Programs
By participating in Girl Scouts’ age-appropriate, girl-led activities, your girl will do more than she ever thought she could: from zip-lining through pine forests to developing apps for good. Today, girls are dreamers, makers, and innovators… girls possess the power and the skills to make the world a better place.
Youth programs include baseball, basketball, dance, flag football, golf, gymnastics, horseback riding, martial arts, music, skateboarding, softball, ice skating, ice hockey, soccer, swim instruction, tennis, tutoring, track and field, and volleyball. Plus, adaptive recreation programming for people with special needs and family events.
Academics, archery, arts, baseball, basketball, boating and sailing classes, camps, cooking, no-cost drop-in after-school programs, dance, coed flag football, gymnastics, horseback riding, martial arts, music, skateboarding, ice skating, hockey, soccer, swimming, teen centers, tennis, theater arts, and volleyball leagues.
Free, weekday program provides homework help, computer bank, comfortable work spaces, and lending library; tutoring program; guided Learning and life skills include Creative Cooking, Manners Talk and Money Counts; Math and Science Center; Arts Clubs; back-to-school prep day and more.
Los Angeles and Orange County programs (8-18) offer guidance in good citizenship, leadership and life skills through projects and community service.
Local branches match boys and girls with adult mentors who provide friendship and guidance. Volunteers are extensively screened. Catholic Big Brothers offer bilingual, deaf and hearing-challenged programs.
Boys and girls participate in outdoor and badge-related activities, such as camping and hiking, plus learning survival and life skills.
Supervised activities are offered after school and during school vacations for children 5-18 including crafts, field trips, homework help, career development, dance classes, sports, teen programs, leadership groups, clubs, community service, and before and after-school care.
Camp Fire offers traditional after-school clubs. Seasonal camps are offered during the summer, fall, and winter.
Adult mentors (Bigs) are matched with children (Littles) to provide friendship and guidance. Bigs and Littles meet at least twice per month, over the course of at least one year.
Program for girls grades K-12 designed to hone skills in the STEM fields, the outdoors, life, and entrepreneurship. Participating girls join a troop that meets 1-2 times a month, and together they unleash the Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, and Leader (G.I.R.L.) in every girl through engaging activities and outings.
Year-round, after-school program for girls (grades K-12) focusing on academic achievement, life skills, and personal development. Vacation camps are also available.
Local branches offer programs that match boys and girls with adult mentors who provide friendship and guidance. Other programs that are offered include residential summer camps, teen workshops, and college support and guidance.
Extensive after-school enrichment classes, youth sports programs, theatre programs, full-day and half-day preschool (ages 0-5), and summer camps for the Jewish community.
Year-round program for children and teens (ages 5-17) that is sponsored by local police departments. Activities include arts and crafts, sports, computers, community service, homework help and field trips.
Middle and high school students are matched with a volunteer for one-on-one academic mentoring at supervised locations in Long Beach and surrounding areas.
Programs for the entire family include child-care, fitness, teen clubs, food programs, day and resident camps, youth sports, STEM programs, aquatics and gymnastics. Parent/child programs (grades K+) are also offered to promote companionship between parents and their children.