Subject: JCC Centerscene - April 13, 2017/17 Nisan, 5777

Dear Friend,

Welcome to the Summer Days edition of CENTERSCENE! Join the J for endless summer fun for all ages! Summer Camps, Adult Sports, Family Days and more are happening all summer long. Here is a sneak peek at our summer plans!  Now you can register for programs online or with the new JCC App!
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JCC Building Hours for Passover 

Sunday, Apr. 16: Building closes at 6:00 pm
 Monday, Apr. 17: Building closed 
Tuesday, Apr. 18: Building closed
It's Not Too Late To Register for Camp! 
Don't miss out on a summer of fun, friendship and camp activities  Jun. 12 - Aug. 4! To register for camp, please call the camp office at 614-559-6251 or complete the Online Registration Form.
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Camp Chaverim
 K- 3rd graders. Dress up days, theme days and weeks, camp activities, and more! Campers can choose three or five day week sessions for two weeks or more with special Wednesday afternoon activities, Hoover Tuesdays, and field trips all summer long!
Camp Hoover 
4th - 8th grades. Outdoor adventures, off-site field trips, late evening Hoover Experiences (Dinner & Activities), weekly service projects, Annual White Water Rafting Trip to ACE Resort and more! Camp Hoover offers traditional camp activities, specialized programming, and hands-on experiences with an emphasis on community.
Camp Ora 
3 years, 9 months - Kindergarten. An array of fabulous daily activities all-camp openings with lots of singing and ruach (spirit), specialties in nature, music, Israeli culture, sports, science, arts and crafts, Judaics, a daily Kosher snack (parve or dairy) and swim lessons taught by certified water safety instructors.
Camp Yeladim
Ages 2 - 3 years, 8 months. A warm and nurturing atmosphere that creates great stepping stone into the world of preschool and summer camp fun. Fabulous weekly themes, Shabbat projects, a Fourth of July parade, and swim is included for all of our campers. 
Camp Arye 
Children, teens, and young adults between the ages of 5 and 22 with special needs. A low staff to camper ratio of 1:3 gives campers the opportunity for adventure and accomplishment with the safest supervision standards. Days are filled with traditional summer camp activities like adaptive physical education, music, art, nature, movement, free swim and socialization. Field trips and themed days are planned throughout the summer including Israel, Animals and Carnival Days as well as a Color run.
Specialty Camps 
Sailing Camp (Wait-list Only) - Soccer Camp with Soccer Field Academy - Theater Camp with Columbus Children's Theatre - Junior Engineering for Kids - Thinking Green - Basketball Camp with Skyhawks - Engineering for Kids - Software - Camp Wise Weekend Experience - Horseback Riding at Hunter's Creek Equestrian Center (Wait-list Only) - Taste of Camp Livingston - Lacrosse Camp with Skyhawks - Cooking Camp - Skyhawks Multi Sports Camp - Circus of the Kids
New this Year! Campers entering 4th - 6th grade will experience a full day of programming including professional instruction provided in the morning, and afternoons filled with swimming, practice time for each week’s athletic focus, and other fun games. The camps will include the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine team who will offer a brief Sports Performance training program twice a week for every sport camp session, providing age-appropriate training designed to build functional, durable athletes. Register Here!
Enjoy swimming in the warm weather starting Sunday, May 21. The JCC College Ave boasts both an indoor and an outdoor pool, a slide, and a Splash Pad. 
Hungry after Swimming? The Outdoor Pool Snack Bar at the College Ave pool will open up after Memorial Day! Back again this year! All the favorites - fries, wraps, burgers, and Walk-up Wednesdays are returning! Check out the specials this summer! 

Looking for a Sunday Family Adventure? Hoover Family Park is open to JCC families for FREE twice during the summer season. Click here for more information or contact Jeanna Brownlee at 614-559-6274.
Guest passes may be purchased during Member Service hours Sunday - Friday. Members must make arrangements in advance if they want to bring a guest on Saturdays
JCC AK Adult Softball League Back for the summer, with an extended 10-game season! Teams include 12-14 participants, who will each receive a team t-shirt and play games every week on Thursdays, May 18 – Aug. 17. Register by May 3 to reserve a spot and save $20. Open to non-JCC members. Register Here. For questions or more information, contact Josh Goldstein at or 614-559-6286. 
Pickleball All Summer Long
Members are invited to bring guests to participate. FREE for JCC members, $25/month for nonmembers. To reserve courts or for questions, contact Josh Goldstein at 614-559-6286. or
Womens GCTA Tennis League Make new friends in an exciting team experience. With certified coaches and Tennis Pros Bryan Coyne and Marc Wurtzman,
learn “best practices” in technique and have a blast all at the same time! Age 18+, May 24 - Aug. 7. 
Men's Basketball Leagues 
Join one of three leagues this summer: AK 35+, a Father/Son league, and YYA Bring Your Own League. More information to come, contact Josh Goldstein at or  614-559-6286 with questions.