Abbii’s Winter Break Program

Kids in grades K-6th
When your kids are out of school for Winter Break, the J is the place to be. We have lots of new and exciting programs that all kids will take part in over the break as we Party in the USA. Each day will explore a different state through art work, games, and food.

First Week

Monday – Texas
We will kick off the week with two awesome field trips. K-2nd graders will be going to Going Bonkers to climb around and play arcade games, while 3rd-6th graders will be heading to Pinstack for bowling as well as two hours of unlimited play on go carts, video games, ropes course, and laser tag. Kids in grades 3rd-6th will take time to give back by working with some of our Seniors to make dolls that will be donated to sick children at Parkland Hospital. When we return to the J kids will be taking part in rodeo training as well as making some Texas themed art.

Tuesday – Hawaii
Kids of all ages will enjoy an awesome day at the J. Kids will be taking part in a new Hawaiian Pound the wave fitness class. Kids will enjoy free swim and relay races in the pool. We are also lucky to have Matt Rowland, the J’s Sports Camp Director, coming to run and teach the kids some sports skills. Also on Tuesday, all kids will be taking part in a Lip Sync battle; be sure to check out our website for videos following the battle.

Wednesday – California
First thing in the morning all kids will be enjoying a fun filled field trip to Lil Ninjas. Kids will be able to test their ninja skills and enjoy a great field trip. Once we return to the J kids will be tie-dying, taking part in a Disney trivia contest, creating a surprise snack, and dressing up their counselors for a celebrity fashion show.

Thursday – Florida
All kids will be taking part in an inter-generational art class with our Seniors. Kids will again take part in Hawaiian Pound the Wave fitness class, swimming, as well as some Florida themed art projects. Matt will be returning for some more sports skill development.

Second Week

Monday – Arizona
Week two will kick off with another fun field trip. Kids in grades K-2nd will be heading to the movies, while kids in 3rd-6th will be heading off to enjoy an afternoon of ice skating. Our oldest campers will again have the opportunity to take part in community service and work with our Seniors on making dolls to be donated to Parkland Hospital. Kids will also be creating Arizona themed artwork and a very special snack.

Tuesday – Louisiana
Today we will spend the day exploring the Big Easy by creating our own paper mache art projects. Kids in 3rd-6th will help plan the New Year’s Part that will take place on Thursday. All kids will have the opportunity to take a yoga class with one of our awesome instructors.

Wednesday – Alaska
On our final field trip day we will first enjoy mining for gold before we load the bus to picnic at Klyde Warren Park and then head to the Dallas Museum of Art. When we return kids will be taking part in an outdoor survival obstacle course.

Thursday – New Years
We will be celebrating New Years with a party for the campers as well as the Seniors here at the J. There will be line dancing and a reverse New Year’s count down. All kids will enjoy free swim, as well as a New York scavenger hunt at the J, and some more New York themed activities.

Monday – Outer Space
After a week of exploring the US we will venture up into outer space, where we will be hunting aliens, making a special outer space snack, making space gack, as well as swimming, and enjoying sports in the gym.

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The Jewish Community Center of Dallas is part of your extended family, your home away from home − providing programs and services for all ages and stages in life. Within our walls or around the world, our members gather together to meet, play, learn, celebrate, and be part of the Community. Everyone, regardless of age, race, religious affiliation, or any other protected status, is welcome.
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