PARENTING CENTER SUMMER 2018

By registering for our classes, you agree to our policies regarding refunds, make-ups, safety, illness, participation, and more.  Read them here.

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GENERAL INFORMATION
CHECK YOUR ENROLLMENT AND FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS
CLASS DATES, DESCRIPTIONS, PRICES AND REGISTRATION

SUNDAYS:                                      
Power Tots Gymnastics 
Power Tots Level II 
Power Tots for Older Tots 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play 

MONDAYS:
Tunes 4 Tots

TUESDAYS:
Music Time with Ari at 10:40  
Music Time with Ari at 11:30  
Musical Infants  

WEDNESDAYS: 
Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes 
Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots  

THURSDAYS:
Getting Ready for Preschool on Thursdays
Makin’ Music with Ms. Michelle 
Makin’ Music with Ms. Michelle for Babies and Younger Tots 
Zumbini
 
FRIDAYS:
Kick and Play  
Super Soccer Stars        

General Information:
•    We do not accept walk-in registrations—a child must be registered before attending the class. All prices include the non-refundable $2 processing fee. If you encounter a problem with our online registration system, please email the Director of the Parenting Center at mszubin@edcjcc.org.
•    Please note that unless specifically designated as a "DROP-OFF CLASS," all classes require that children be accompanied by a caregiver at all times.  
•    If registering siblings for the same class, please register both children separately.  The 10% sibling discount will be applied before your credit card is charged.
•    If a class listed below does not appear as an option in our online registration system, it means that the class is sold out. Email Miriam to be put on a waitlist for any sold out class.  There is frequently movement from the waitlist, so it's always worth sending the email!     

Checking on Your Enrollment and Financial Transactions
To see what you've already registered for and/or check financial transactions, follow these steps:
1. Log into your CampMinder Account
2. Choose "Financial Management."
3. Be sure that the drop-down menu is set to the calendar year in which you took the classes (e.g. "2017" for November 2017 classes or "2018" for January 2018 classes)
4. Click "View Statement."  This will open up a PDF that lists all enrolled classes and all financial transactions for that calendar year.  You can adjust the year to see transactions from previous years.     
 
Class Dates, Descriptions, Prices, and Registration     
   
SUNDAYS   

POWER TOTS GYMNASTICS (for 18-36 months) 
Sundays, 8:50 to 9:20am OR 9:30-10:00am OR 10:05-10:35am OR 11:15-11:45AM
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Sundays, June 10—Aug. 5 (no class July 1); make-up date if needed: Aug. 12*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Kyanna Andrews

The Power Tots program combines the "Power of a Positive Attitude!" with the world of gymnastics, taught in a positive, fun, and safe environment.  For more information check us out at www.powertotsinc.com.

Register for Power Tots Gymnastics.    
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POWER TOTS GYMNASTICS LEVEL II (for 2-3 years) 
Sundays, 10:40-11:10am
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Sundays, June 10—Aug. 5 (no class July 1); make-up date if needed: Aug. 12*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Kyanna Andrews

This fun-filled class is open to children ages 2 through early 3's who have participated in at least one prior session of Power Tots at the Edlavitch DCJCC.  The class will offer more advanced and independent skills, based on the child's comfort level.  For more information visit www.powertotsinc.com.

Register for Power Tots Level II.     
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POWER TOTS GYMNASTICS FOR OLDER TOTS (for 3-4 years) 
Sundays, 11:50am-12:20pm
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Sundays, June 10—Aug. 5 (no class July 1); make-up date if needed: Aug. 12*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Kyanna Andrews

This drop-off class is designed to introduce older children (ages 3-4 years old) to the world of gymnastics in a positive, safe, and fun environment.  For more information visit www.powertotsinc.com. No prior Power Tots experience necessary!
NOTE: This is a drop-off class.  Parents and caregivers may observe from the viewing area, but will remain outside the squash court where the class takes place.

Register for Power Tots for Older Tots.     
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BABY SIGNS: SIGN, SAY, AND PLAY (for 6-24 months) 
Sundays, 10:15am-11:00am OR 11:15am-12:00pm
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Sundays, June 3—July 15 (no class July 1); make-up date if needed: Aug. 5*
Session Price: $134; Discounted Member Rate $98
Teacher: Iana Clifford

The Baby Signs Program teaches babies to use simple, easy-to-do gestures for communicating with their parents and caregivers, long before they have mastered verbal speaking skills. The Sign, Say and Play classes are a series of six theme-based classes designed for parents and babies to attend together. A total of 37 useful signs are taught through fun songs, books, and activities. In addition, parents learn simple ways to support their baby's intellectual development-tips drawn from Drs. Acredolo and Goodwyn's parenting book, Baby Minds: Brain Building Games Your Baby Will Love.

Register for Baby Signs.     
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MONDAYS       


TUNES 4 TOTS (for 6 months to 4 years)
Mondays, 10:40-11:20am
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Mondays, June 11—August 6 (no class July 2); make-up date if needed: Aug. 13*
Price per Session: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Hope Greenleaf

Tunes 4 Tots teaches fundamental music concepts to even the youngest of children in a fun and interactive way!  Through a variety of age-appropriate aural, visual, and physical activities, Miss Hope’s engaging and research-based program prepares little ones for a lifetime of making music.

Register for Tunes 4 Tots.      
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TUESDAYS


MUSIC TIME WITH ARI! AT 10:40 (for 15 months through 3 years)
Tuesdays, 10:40-11:20am
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Tuesdays, June 19—August 7; make-up date if needed: Aug. 14*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Ari Jacobson

Come gather round the guitar for a fun, playful, and interactive musical adventure with children's entertainer Ari Jacobson. Children are ready to respond to rhythm and melody from day one, and your little ones will have so much fun clapping, stomping, jumping and giggling that they might not even notice the language, motor, and social skills they are developing! Through classic music from Baa Baa Black Sheep to the Beatles, infants and toddlers (not to mention their grownups) will learn and grow together as cognitive enrichment meets plain old musical good times. 

Register for Music Time with Ari at 10:40.        
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MUSIC TIME WITH ARI! AT 11:30 (for 6-20 months) 
Tuesdays, 11:30am-12:10pm
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Tuesdays, June 19—August 7; make-up date if needed: Aug. 14*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Ari Jacobson

Come gather ‘round the guitar for a fun, playful, and interactive musical adventure with children's entertainer Ari Jacobson. Children are ready to respond to rhythm and melody from day one, and your little ones will have so much fun clapping, wriggling, jumping and giggling that they might not even notice the language, motor, and social skills they are developing! Through classic music from Baa Baa Black Sheep to the Beatles, infants and toddlers (not to mention their grownups) will learn and grow together as cognitive enrichment meets plain old musical good times.

Register for Music Time with Ari at 11:30.         
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MUSICAL INFANTS (for newborns through almost crawling) 
Tuesdays, 2:00-2:45pm
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Tuesdays, June 12—July 24; make-up date if needed: July 31*
Session Price: $156; Discounted Member Rate $114
Teacher: Miriam Szubin

Bond with your baby through music in this class for infants and their grownups.  We will use age-appropriate songs, movements, games, and instruments to encourage development and attachment and to share ideas about how to stimulate your baby at home.

Register for Musical Infants.      
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WEDNESDAYS


ITSY BITSY YOGA FOR TYKES (21 months through 4 years)
Wednesdays, 10:45-11:30am
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Wednesdays, June 13—July 25 (no class July 4); make-up date if needed: Aug. 1*
Session Price: $134; Discounted Member Rate $98
Teacher: Rebecca Gitter   

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes combines unique toddler-friendly yoga poses with songs, stories, and games to create an enriching caregiver/child activity. Each class is personalized around tyke’s curiosities as they learn yoga through social interaction, repetition, and play.  In Itsy Bitsy Yoga, toddlers and preschoolers learn how to relieve frustration, improve motor skills, and increase attention span by actively following directions. Help your tyke build the foundation for a healthy and fit lifestyle while having fun!

Register for Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tykes.      
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ITSY BITSY YOGA FOR TOTS (for babies who can crawl and tots up to 24 months) 
Wednesdays, 11:45am-12:30pm OR 12:45-1:30 pm
SUMMER SESSION: 6 Wednesdays, June 13—July 25 (no class July 4); make-up date if needed: Aug. 1*
Session Price: $134; Discounted Member Rate $98
Teacher: Rebecca Gitter   

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots is a supportive, fun-loving, and active yoga class filled with dozens of Itsy Bitsy Yoga poses especially for tots. As tot’s mobility increases, classes offer tot-centric poses that encourage and support their physical explorations and build the parent/child bond. Tots become more confident in their moving bodies as they practice yoga both in and out of class. Classes are designed for children to participate with a caregiver.

Register for Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Tots.      
   
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THURSDAYS   


GETTING READY FOR PRESCHOOL ON THURSDAYS (for 15 months through 3 years) 
Thursdays, 9:15-10:45am OR 11:00am-12:30pm
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Thursdays, June 28—August 9
Session Price: $191; Discounted Member Rate $135
Teacher: Lindsay Ferrar

This program for toddlers and their grownups includes Circle Time, music, gross motor play, snack, crafts, and free choice play, just like a typical preschool day.  Children have fun while developing their social, emotional, and cognitive skills.

Register for Getting Ready for Preschool.  
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MAKIN' MUSIC WITH MS. MICHELLE (for 15 months through 3 years)
Thursdays, 10:40-11:20am
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Thursdays, June 7—July 26; make-up date if needed: Aug. 2*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Michelle Hessel

Ms. Michelle's energetic and engaging classes combine music, movement, and creative play, which are all building blocks for self-confidence in physical and social development. Using a variety of different rhythm instruments and props as well as a broad repertoire of music, this class teaches age-appropriate musical concepts and basic gross motor skills through a dynamic, creative and interactive program. 

Register for Makin’ Music with Ms. Michelle at 10:40.      
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MAKIN' MUSIC WITH MS. MICHELLE FOR BABIES AND YOUNGER TOTS (for 6-20 months) 
Thursdays, 11:30am-12:10pm
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Thursdays, June 7—July 26; make-up date if needed: Aug. 2*
Session Price: $178; Discounted Member Rate $130
Teacher: Michelle Hessel

Ms. Michelle's energetic and engaging classes combine music, movement, and creative play, which are all building blocks for self-confidence in physical and social development. Using a variety of different rhythm instruments and props as well as a broad repertoire of music, this class teaches age-appropriate musical concepts and basic gross motor skills through a dynamic, creative and interactive program. 

Register for Makin’ Music with Ms. Michelle at 11:30.
     
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ZUMBINI® (for 0-4 years) 
Thursdays, 4:00pm-4:45pm
SUMMER SESSION: 7 Thursdays, June 7—July 19; make-up date if needed: Aug. 2*
Session Price: $163; Discounted Member Rate $121
Teacher: Amanda Holliday

Zumbini® is a music and movement class for children aged 0-4 to attend with a caregiver where we will sing, dance, make music, and make memories together! This is a high-energy class designed to keep all ages and mobility levels actively having fun together while we help little ones develop their physical, social, and musical skills. To keep the fun going outside of our 45-minute class, you will also receive the Bini-Bundle which includes digital and CD copies of our original class music from Zumba®, an illustrated storybook with lyrics, and a plush doll.

Register for Zumbini.     
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FRIDAYS


KICK & PLAY (for 12-24 months) 
Fridays, 10:40-11:20am
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Fridays, June 8—July 27; make-up date if needed: Aug. 3*
Session Price: $186; Discounted Member Rate $146
Teacher: Super Soccer Stars

Kick & Play, brought to you by the creators of Super Soccer Stars, is a caregiver-child pre-soccer and movement program designed specifically for ages 12-24 months.  Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity.  Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer mobility skills that will have your crawling baby or walking toddler learn to balance, kick, and play – all while having a blast!  For more info, visit supersoccerstars.com
NOTE: We ask that one caregiver accompanies each child to class. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate twins or nanny shares in this class unless they come with two adults.

Register for Kick and Play.     
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SUPER SOCCER STARS (for 2-4 years)
Fridays, 11:30am-12:10pm
SUMMER SESSION: 8 Fridays, June 8—July 27; make-up date if needed: Aug. 3*
Session Price: $186; Discounted Member Rate $146
Teacher: Super Soccer Stars

Super Soccer Stars classes are based on an age-specific curriculum and are created to guarantee that each child is learning and having a blast from the moment the whistle blows.  Dynamic coaches use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment.  Positive reinforcement and low child-to-coach ratios ensure that each child will improve his or her soccer skills through engaging warm-ups, activities, and games—all while having endless fun!   For more info, visit supersoccerstars.com
NOTE: This is a drop-off class, but we ask that caregivers remain in the area just outside the Dance Studio for the duration of the class.  

Register for Super Soccer Stars.
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By registering for a class, you agree to our policies.  Read them here.

Please note that unless specifically designated as a "Drop-Off Class," all classes require that children be accompanied by a caregiver at all times.     
 
*MAKE-UP DATES: A make-up class will be held only if the teacher needs to cancel a class within a session.  See our Policies Page for more information about make-ups.


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Contact:

Miriam Szubin
Director of the Parenting Center
mszubin@edcjcc.org
p. (202) 777-3263
f. (202) 518-9420