Teens

Teen Programs

Exclusively at the J – never offered before innovative programs with industry-professional and award-winning instructors.

NEW IMPROV SESSIONS
(Ages 15 – 19)
Instructor: Blind Tiger Comedy
Learn improv terminology, how to build the basic scene, what makes a good offer, and what an “offer” is. Teens will get to know the value of playing at the height of their intelligence, and understand the importance of joy in live improv. By the end of the course, the final showcase on Wed Nov 9 at 6:00pm will be a breezy walk in a wild fun park.
Thursday 3:45pm – 5:45pm
Sep 15-Nov 10 (9 Classes)   Register
M $400.00 / R $425.00 F3706IS

ACCESSIBILITY: in our commitment to make comedy accessible for as many participants as possible, some scholarships will be available through BTC’s Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship and Financial Aid Scholarship. Contact efrat@jccgv.bc.ca

NEW  PIZZA & PODCASTING
Instructor: Kelly & Kelly Premium Podcasts & TV (CBC, Google, NYT, EA, Audible, and Webby  & Rockie Award winners) 
Do you love audio storytelling? Got opinions that need to be heard? Have pizza and join podcasters from Kelly & Kelly to learn the art of good storytelling, how to write a voiceover, tips on thoughtful interviewing, and sound editing 101. At the end of this course, you’ll have created your first podcast episode to share with your friends, family, and the rest of the world.
Monday 5:30pm – 7:00pm
M $355.00 / R $375.00 (5 Classes)

COHORT 1 F3704PP  Register
Sep 12, Oct 3, Nov 7, Nov 21, Dec 5

COHORT 2 F3705PP  Register
Sep 19, Oct 24, Nov 14, Nov 28, Dec 12

NEW SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
Instructor: Ryan McKee, Marketing Director Fairmont Pac Rim, and Entrepreneur
Learn the fundamentals of social media marketing, photography, and platform curation, including building strategies and creating a project. Students meet every other week, allowing time to work on their project.
Tuesday 5:30pm – 7:30pm
M $355.00 / R $375.00 (5 Classes)

COHORT 1 F3702SM  Register
Sep 13, Oct 25, Nov 8, Nov 22, Dec 6

COHORT 2 F3703SM  Register
Sep 20, Nov 1, Nov 15, Nov 29, Dec 13

NEW STAND UP COMEDY 101: MICS & IKES
Instructor: Kyle Berger, freelance writer, stand-up comic, and producer of “Rise of the Comics”
Learn how to write and deliver your own jokes, find your unique voice, share ideas and maybe even showcase at the end of the session! Great way to develop your presentation skills, gain confidence and find the humour in everything life brings you!
Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Oct 19-Dec 14 (9 Classes)  Register
M $300.00 / R $325.00 F3707MI

ONLINE LOST TRIBE MINECRAFT E-SPORTS
(Ages: 11-18)
Instructor: Lost Tribe E-Sports
Custom-created collaborative, innovative social Jewish program. Counselors lead groups of 8 through games and fun experiences, grounded in values of sportsmanship and self-respect. Prize dollars donated to charity.
Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Sep 14-Dec 14 (13 Classes)  Register
M $95.00 / R $120.00 F3703ES

GYM / MACCABI TIME
Hey teens, on Sunday afternoon the gym is available for your use! Let us know how you’d like to use it: Leagues? Tournaments? Maccabi practice? Fees apply. kyle@jccgv.bc.ca.
Sunday 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Sep 18-Dec 18 (13 Classes)

Volunteer Opportunity

BBYO VOLUNTEER CHAPTER ADVISOR
An amazing opportunity to make an impact in the local Jewish community by empowering Jewish teens to do great things. Click for more
Contact efrat@jccgv.bc.ca

Teen Council

JCC Teen Council members want to make a difference in their community, and JCC staff are committed to giving teens a voice by collaborating to improve teen programming in the areas of sport & recreation, arts, culture, wellness, and special events. Youth Council members will earn volunteer hours, gain employment training, and can help plan events. Meetings once a month. Email efrat@jccgv.bc.ca

SPORTS TEAMS & LEAGUES

AQUATICS

PERFORMING ARTS

BBYO brings Jewish teens together so they can form authentic relationship with each other and with inspiring adult role models. With a deep-rooted commitment to teen leadership and over 600 teen-led  chapters in more than 40 countries, Jewish teens engage their peers in activities focused on community service, philanthropy and Jewish heritage along with social activities like dances, sports leagues, movie screenings and  concerts. BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve Jewish teens in meaningful Jewish experiences.

Contact

Efrat Gal-Or, JCC Teen Coordinator /BBYO City Director bbyoteens@jccgv.bc.ca