Teen Programs

NEW Waldman-JQT Book Club

Partnering with JQT, this exciting new book club focuses on authors, issues, and characters that are underrepresented in mainstream Jewish culture.
Mo Apr 27  7:00pm – Initial meetup to choose reading list. Have your say!
Contact the library@jccgv.bc.ca for location. FREE


Dungeons & Dragons

Age 16+ & adults
A role play game of telling a story through quests for treasures, battles and courtly intrigues. New introductory price.
Th 6:00 – 7:30pm #3704C  Register
Apr 2 – Jun 18 8 classes
Member $50 / Regular $60

Street Smarts

This newly-redesigned 12-hour program will empower and educate youth on how to safely navigate the streets on their own. By the end of the course, participants will be comfortable planning a route using a map and traveling around Greater Vancouver by transit. They will develop better awareness of their surroundings, and be able to distinguish safe from unsafe. Compass Card not required. Contact mirella@jccgv.bc.ca.

Su May 24 – Jun 14 4 classes
Gr 5 – 7 10:00am – 1:00pm #3210C  Register
Gr 8 – 10 2:00 – 5:00pm #3706C  Register
Member $150 / Regular $180

Babysitting/Home Alone Skills

11-13 yrs
Taught by Community Care First Aid, this course is for babysitters and for those wanting to learn skills to be more comfortable staying home alone. NOTE: The lunch break is unsupervised; we encourage all participants to stay in the JCC. A note is required for kids to leave at lunch time.

Su Apr 5 10:00am – 5:00pm #3203C  Register
Fr Jun 26 10:00am – 5:00pm #3206C  Register

Member $65 / Regular $82

Babysitting Club
For graduates of the Babysitting course. Our goal is to match babysitters with families in the community. The JCC will provide mentoring and connect you to your first job.
Contact Mirella 604.257.5111 ext. 331; mirella@jccgv.bc.ca


Teen Fitness Orientation 
Youth 13-15 are welcome to use the weightroom after attending a 2-session orientation. Parent must complete a consent form. Free for members. Contact the Fitness Centre.

Youth Small Group Personal Training     
(11+ years) 

More info here

Karate, Taekwondo, Krav Maga Self Defense

More info here


A safe space for TEENS to question everything under the rainbow. Gather once a month to explore 2LGBTQ+ topics through crafts, food, movies, guest speakers, out-trips, and tons more! Queerious is led by a queer staff and is open to high school students. Please contact queerious@jccgv.bc.ca for our upcoming schedule.

Israeli Youth

Ofek (Horizon) social and educational program
Age groups 6-8 yrs, 9-12 yrs, 12-16 yrs
An educational program for Jewish-Israeli children & youth to connect to their peers and to engage with Jewish and Israeli content. (In Hebrew).
Visit the Israeli Culture page for details…

Join the BBYO

Join the largest international sorority and fraternity for high school students in the world. Get access to exclusive member-only experiences in Vancouver and around the world. Become a member for just $149 for your entire high school period. For more info or to join a chapter contact bbyoteens@jccgv.bc.ca