Teens (Middle & High School)

From adventurous field trips and summer camps to community service, you'll find a way to connect with other teens here at the J.  And don't forget year-round programs to have fun on your days off, prepare for College Admissions, and even improve your self defense skills. There are a lot of ways to get involved as a teen at the JCC. The JCC offers a chance for teens to hang out, socialize, and get to know each other better in a safe and inviting location.  There’s something for everyone - so CONNECT WITH US!

Enrichment Programs & Events

Red Cross CPR & First Aid Course: 6th - 10th Grade
Sunday, January 13 | 9am - 4pm
Learn First aid and CPR through this Red Cross certification class led by a trained instructor. Knowing First aid and CPR is an important skill that helps build confidence by knowing you can help someone in need as well as yourself if ever home alone or babysitting. Register at the LJCC Customer Service Desk by Jan 10.

Teen Camp Open House: 5th - 7th Grade and Parents
Thursday, January 24 | 6 - 7pm
Find out what the buzz is all about! Camp Mindy’s Teen Camp is a traditional summer camp with on-site activities, community service opportunities, and amazing trips during the week! Meet the Director, incredible staff and learn more about our upcoming summer. Make summer 2019 the most amazing experience for your child. Parents welcome! Pizza and Ice cream will be provided.

JTEEN Xtreme Fortnite Tournament 
Thursday, January 19 | 7-10pm (4th, 5th & 6th grade only)
Saturday, February 9 | 7-10pm (7th & 8th grade only)
First time ever at the LJCC! See what has quickly become the most popular video game for teens. This fantastic program is open to LJCC members only. Sign up early as space is limited. Snacks and drinks provided

JTEEN Xtreme Color War: 5th - 8th Grade
Saturday, March 30 | 7-9pm
Color War is a fun competitive event where Teens are divided into teams and compete against each other in a variety of challenges such as an obstacle course, wacky relays, hula hoop contest, group banner and cheers to name a few! There will be a variety of challenges to earn points and show off your Team Spirit in the process! A great time to be had by all!

School's Out Trip: 6th - 8th Grade
Monday, February 18 | 10am - 1pm
Join your friends as we take a trip to Kinetic Heights and work together to train like Ninjas on their indoor ropes and Ninja Warrior challenge course. Pizza lunch included.

School's Out Trip: 6th - 8th Grade
Monday, February 18 | 10am - 1pm

The Princeton Review: 9th–12th Grade
The Levine JCC is proud to announce its partnership with the Princeton Review. JCC members receive special discounts. Students will learn score raising strategies from expert teachers in a dynamic structured setting. For more information and course schedules please visit www.PrincetonReview.com.


Mitzvah Program
Join other teens as we volunteer to do our part in Tikkun Olam, “healing the world.” We will collaborate with community service organizations and other Jewish Agencies to promote community engagement and build partnerships. Please check the Social Action webpage for details and events. 

Sports & Fitness

JHoops Middle School Academy: 6th–8th Grade
Academy will focus on teaching individual skills with an opportunity to apply them immediately to game situations. New skills will be taught each week, followed by full court games in which your child will get detailed instruction as well as individual attention.

Girls Volleyball: 4th–8th Grade
Learn to play this fun sport. Proper technique, skills, drills, and game play are covered in this non-competitive class.

Teen Fitness Center Orientation: 13–16 year olds
Successful completion of this orientation allows youth access to the David Silverman Fitness & Wellness Center. Introduces strength training and cardio equipment. Emphasis on proper equipment selection, form, breathing, fitness center rules, regulations and etiquette.

Teen Beginner CRUSH: 12–17 year olds
Teaches the fundamentals of play, including proper stroke mechanics, basic point play, basic rallying skills, and basic tennis conditioning. Designed for the player with limited playing experience.  Learn More

Junior CRUSH Tennis Academy: 11–18 year olds
Players must be approved by tennis staff to enroll in this class or be a part of our Quick Start or 18 and Under teams. Emphasis placed on point construction, rally skills, and basic tennis conditioning. Twice per week recommended for all competitive players. Learn More

JFORCE Youth: 5th - 10th Grade
JFORCE Youth is a non-sport specific clinic for youth in grades 5th - 10th.  The clinic is designed for the athlete or non-athlete, and consists of an overall fitness program designed to improve body strength and endurance, speed and agility. Learn More

Aquatics Classes & Lifeguard Training Courses

Year Round Swim Team
We are a community-wide recreational swim program offering a supportive and flexible approach to swim team. Learn More

American Red Cross Lifeguard Classes
Lifeguard Certification Classes (For New Lifeguards or past due recertifying)
Lifeguard Recertification Classes (for lifeguards currently certified, but about to expire)
Please check back Winter 2019 for new dates and pricing

Cultural Arts

Bellydance Level 1-4: Ages 14+
Beginner through advances class emphasizes technique and choreography. Soft shoes, comfortable dancewear and exercise mats needed.

Macabbi 2019

Calling all Jewish teens 13-16 years old! It is time for MACCABI 2019 and we want you to be a part of Team Carolina next summer!  This is your chance to represent your family, your JCC and our local cultural. 
August 4 - 9 | Detroit, MI
For more information please email Stephanie.Garner@charlottejcc.org

Teen Summer Camp

Teen Camp consists of a 6th grade group and 7th/8th grade where both groups enjoy 2 days of “traditional” on-site activities including swimming, archery, and canteen; as well as fun activities just for teens including Improv, chocolate making, and Color War. Every Friday will be our community service day. Whether we are making sandwiches for the homeless or cleaning up in the community garden, Friday is our day to help the community. The other 2 days will be spent off-site traveling to all sorts of exciting places, such as the US National White Water Center, Carowinds, or Sports Connection.  Click here for more information on 2019 Summer Teen Camp.

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