Come and take a tour of the PJCC Early Childhood Education Center. If you are new to the PJCC please call 650.378.2670 to register.
For More Information
For more information or to set up an appointment for a personal tour, contact:
- Phone: 650.378.2670
Specialty Programs & Classes: Early Childhood Education
All programs offer age appropriate materials and activities, such as music, arts and crafts and indoor and outdoor play. Toddlers engage in lively, enriching activities geared to their interests and attention span.
Camp Yeladim and Camp K’ton ton
Discover the fun of winter, spring and summer camps during school vacations! Summer Camp Yeladim includes swim instruction and is divided into three three-week sessions. Camp K’ton ton is a nine-week program specially designed for active two-year-olds.
NEW Preschool Enrichment Classes
Sign up for some super fun classes like soccer and cooking. Which to choose?!
Edible Art of Cooking: Ages 3-5
Explore healthy cooking through recipes, selecting and measuring ingredients, food preparation and tasting. $20 materials fee payable upon registration. Registration required. Instructor: Jeannie Solomon is the PJCC Nutrition and Wellness Coach, and a certified chef.
Fine Motor Fun: Ages 4 - 5
Fine motor skills are the foundation children need for successful handwriting skills and learning. Children will develop strength and coordination in the small muscles of the hand through a variety of fun fine motor games, crafts, and activities. Hand-eye coordination, trunk and shoulder stability, and object manipulation will be emphasized. Please note this class includes the use of small objects. Registration required. Instructor: Jennifer Minton, OTR/L, is a pediatric occupational therapist and the PJCC's Developmental Consultant.
Green Thumbs: Ages 3 - 5
Children will learn about various plants and their lifecycles through hands-on gardening in the PJCC's Justice Garden. Little gardeners will plant and grow an array of vegetable, fruit and herb plants, which they will harvest and donate to families through our partners at InnVision Shelter Network. In addition, children will take home a plant of their own to care for using the knowledge they gained throughout the session. Registration required. Instructor: Marybeth Lybrand PJCC Garden Manager
Gymnotot: Ages 3-5
Develop coordination, body awareness and basic gymnastics skills while building strength and increasing self-confidence. Please note this is a 50 minute program. Registration required. Instructor: Peninsula Gymnastics Staff
Happy Feet Dance: Ages 3 - 5
Develop balance, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and self-esteem while learning tap, jazz and ballet using fun props. Please note that this is a 50 minute program. Instructor: Laura Marsh is a staff member of Happy Feet.
Kee Tov Soccer: Ages 4 - 5
Children thrive in this non-competitive curriculum and positive coaching in a pressure-free environment. Have fun while learning soccer basics such as kicking, dribbling, shooting, heading and goalkeeping while participating in age-appropriate games and exercised designed specifically for your child! Instructor: Soccer and Smiles staff.
Lil Sluggers Tee-Ball: Ages 3 - 5
Take me out to the ball game! Beginning tee-ball players will experience the excitement and fun of America's favorite past time. Lil Sluggers will teach proper base running, how to swing and follow through off the tee, develop proper throwing and catching techniques, and enhance agility through activities that build gross motor skills. Not only will kids learn the basics of tee-ball but they will have a blast while working on proper baseball mechanics and building strength and confidence. Registration required. Instructor: Lil Sluggers staff
Mini Hoops: Ages 3 to 5
And the crowd goes wild! Beginning hoopsters will learn basketball basics through positive coaching, instruction, and actual games. Registration required. Instructor: Joe from Nothing But Hoops
Music Fun Time: Ages 3 - 5
Get ready for a symphony of sound! Using curriculum guided by research from Johns-Hopkins that children 7 years and under can read music and begin playing instruments, Music Fun Time is the ultimate introduction to the world of music. Through crafts, worksheets, games, instruments and singing, we teach children in a fun & exciting way how to play, read and appreciate music. Bravo, Maestro! Materials include a bag of instruments to take home and keep. Extra materials fee of $40 payable upon registration.Registration required. Instructor: Art and Soul Staff
Music Together: 1 Month to 4 Years
This national early childhood music program, involves both children and parents in informal musical activities that are developmentally appropriate for very young children. Parent or caregiver must be present. Fee includes a songbook and two CD's, one set per family. Registration Required. Earn JCC Rewards points for pre-registering! Instructor: Peninsula Music Together Staff
To receive the sibling rate please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703.
Pee Wee Soccer: Age 3
First time preschool soccer players will develop gross motor skills, enhance coordination, promote physical fitness and increase self-confidence in a non-competitive environment. Each child will walk away from class with a passion for soccer, increased self-esteem and a smile! Registration required. Instructor: Soccer and Smiles Staff
Soccer Stars: Ages 2 - 3
Soccer Stars is a fun and positive introduction to soccer for our youngest players and their parent! Our age-appropriate and field tested curriculum engages children (and parents!) with entertaining activities that promote motor skill development, teamwork and cognitive ability as well as develop listening skills, balance, ball skills and foot-eye coordination. With a parent participating by their side, children will have fun learning basic soccer skills like chasing, running, kicking, special awareness and listening. Most importantly each child leaves class more confident, happier, healthier and thrilled to have spent time playing with their parent! Registration required. Earn JCC Rewards points for pre-registering! Instructor: Soccer and Smiles Staff
Tiger Tots Martial Arts: Ages 3 - 5
Children play games and drills that help develop balance, coordination, strength and reflexes, as well as improve discipline and listening skills. Uniforms optional; shirts will be sold after the first class for $15. Instructor: Twin Dragon Academy Staff
Young Rembrandts: Age 3 - 5
Young Rembrandts teaches children how to draw using an engaging method that all children can succeed with. We learn about drawing and art while developing fine motor skills and academic, conceptual, and critical thinking skills. Registration required. Instructor: Young Rembrandts staff