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Programs for Teens: The Place to Be


At the Weinstein JCC, your teen can find a lot of really interesting ways to get involved, stay active and do community service, whether it’s for school or just because it’s a good thing to do. You can also get involved in programs, classes and sports teams, where you’ll make friends you’ll have for life.

Tikkun Olam Super Stars (TOSS)

As a part of TOSS, kids in grades 6-8 can earn community service hours and help the community.

Tikkun Olan Super Stars is designed for altruistic, community-minded middle schoolers who are looking to improve the Greater Richmond area while earning community service hours for school. Based on “Tikkun Olam,” the Jewish concept of repairing the world, TOSS participants will engage in monthly service-learning programs that teach the value and meaning of giving back to the community. Programs include volunteering for Richmond community events, food banks and charities.

BBYO

Sunday afternoons, Free 
Grades 9–12

BBYO is the world’s leading non-denominational Jewish youth group. In this youth movement, members elect their group leaders and plan their own events. BBYO participates in conventions throughout the year in cities both in and outside Virginia. Weekly and Sunday afternoon events are held at the Weinstein JCC throughout the year, with varied programs including social, educational and recreational activities, community service and Israel programs. 

For information on how to join, contact Ryan Woloshin, Associate Regional Director for the Eastern Region BBYO, at (804) 285-6500 or rwoloshin@bbyo.org.

Youth Programming at the Weinstein JCC is supported in part by: Rhona and Ric Arenstein Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund, Bernard D. Packer Children's Endowment Fund and Simon Family Endowment Fund for JCC Youth.

Kids & Teens Activities

We've got lots of activities happening this fall for teens! For more information, see below or visit our Activity Finder.

Spring Break Camp


Even when school is out, the fun continues down in Kids’ Place! For our spring break camp, there will be trips planned for the classes and several vendors coming to our program to entertain the kids and keep them active and having fun. In addition to the trips and vendors, kids will have plenty of opportunities to explore their artistic and musical side, as well as working together on several group projects with their classes. If you have any questions about these programs, please contact Stephen Reynolds at 804-545-8630 or sreynolds@weinsteinjcc.org. Space is limited, so please call ahead in order to have a spot in the programs!

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Chopped Middle School Edition


Ready, set, cook! Enthusiastic and aspiring middle school chefs will test out their skills in this culinary gauntlet of competitions including a mystery box of ingredients. Taste, creativity and boldness will be rewarded.

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For more information about programs for teens at the Weinstein JCC, contact Youth & Camp Director Leslie LaBrie at (804) 545-8650 or llabrie@weinsteinjcc.org.