Teens

Teen Programs

STREET SMARTS
Gain independence in this newly-redesigned 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 for any questions.
Sundays May 30-Jun 13

Ages 13-16 2:00 – 5:00pm
In Person – S3706SU-P Register

M $105.00 / R $135.00 (3 Classes)

RED CROSS BABYSITTING
Age 11 – 15
Learn to become a babysitter or to feel confident being home alone.
Topics include:

  • Being a Responsible Leader
  • Childhood Behaviours
  • Injury Is No Accident: Creating Safe Environments
  • Caring for Children
  • First Aid
  • The Business of Babysitting

Sunday Mar 7  10:00am-5:00pm
In Person – W3206SU-P
M $65.00 / R $82.00 Register

Sunday Apr 11  10:00am-5:00pm
In Person – S3203SU-P
M $65.00 / R $82.00 Register

Sunday Jun 20  10:00am-5:00pm
In Person – S3206SU-P
M $65.00 / R $82.00 Register

 

GIRLS EMPOWERMENT
Girls and non-binary will have a safe space to learn, grow and find their intrinsic worth to become their best selves. Topics will include body positivity, girl empowerment and nutrition.
Thursday 5:00 – 7:00pm
May 6-27 (4 Classes)
In Person – S3717SU-P
M $10.00 / R $10.00 Register

WITH SUPPORT FROM THE BETTY AVERBACH FOUNDATION

RED CROSS BABYSITTING
Age 11 – 15
Learn to become a babysitter or to feel confident being home alone.
Topics include:

  • Being a Responsible Leader
  • Childhood Behaviours
  • Injury Is No Accident: Creating Safe Environments
  • Caring for Children
  • First Aid
  • The Business of Babysitting

Sundays 10:00am-5:00pm
dates TBA

QUEERIOUS
A safe space for teens to question everything under the rainbow. Meet once a month to explore LGBTQ2S+ topics through crafts, food, movies, speakers, field trips & more. Email Nicole bbyoteens@jccgv.bc.ca to join.
Sunday 12:00 – 1:00pm
Mar 7-Jun 6 (4 Classes)

Waldman Library JQT BOOK CLUB
Partnering with JQT, this exciting new book club focuses on authors, issues, and characters that are underrepresented in mainstream Jewish culture.
Contact the library@jccgv.bc.ca for details.

NEW TUTORINGclick for details

NEW WELCOME TO BBYO!
BBYO is a movement for Jewish teens to engage with their peers in community, philanthropy, Israel education, and Jewish heritage. We are excited to welcome grade 7s to BBYO in this intro session.
Sunday May 2, 2:00 – 4:30pm
In Person – S3777SU-P Register
M $10.00 / R $10.00

Contact

Nicole Schanker, JCC Teen Coordinator /BBYO City Director
bbyoteens@jccgv.bc.ca

Fitness

Youth Small Group Personal Training     
(11+ years) 

More info here

Fencing, Taekwondo, Krav Maga Self Defense

More info here

Israeli Youth

Ofek (Horizon) social and educational program
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…