Inclusion Programs: Programming for individuals with disabilities; individuals of all abilities.

The EDCJCC is dedicated to providing programming for individuals with disabilities of all abilities. We strive for inclusvity of all our programs. We will provide programming for all ages including but not limited to adults, teens, young adults, and elementary age children.  The EDCJCC provides programs in the areas of social programs, vocational volunteering, community service projects, fitness classes, support for independent living, workshops, and much more. In addition, the EDCJCC provides a more inclusive environment for our existing programs.

For information and details regarding accessibility and accommodations, please contact Stacey Herman at or 202-777-3276.

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities to support your personal growth and build skills to support independent living?  The EDCJCC is looking for volunteers to come and help in our various departments. Opportunities include ticketing, filing, data entry, ushering, ticketing, mailings, working with our fitness center, and more. Please complete the Vocational Volunteering Information Form to help support your future volunteer opportunities. All voluneers must complete the Vocational Volunteering Information Form to volunteer at the EDCJCC. Please contact Stacey Herman at or 202-777-3276 for more details regarding Vocational Volunteer opportunities.

Independent Living Community Cooking Class Summer Series
Tuesday, June 13, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 11, 6:00pm-8:00pm
SPOTS LIMITED! Summertime means barbecues and fresh produce
what a great time to be a food lover! From burgers to fresh salads to fruit pies, let’s take advantage of everything summer has to offer and get cooking in the kitchen. Ages 16 and up. All abilities welcome. Individuals who need support are welcome to bring a friend who will provide support during the program. The Summer Series Cooking Classes have begun. At this time Registration is only available per class.

May 9 - Treats and Sweets
June 13 - Your Favorite Summer Recipe
July 11 - Smoothies and more
August 8 - Family BBQ

Social Bowling Power Hour
at Bowlmor
Thursday, May 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Enjoy a night out at Bowlmor – work on your bowling skills and enjoy a snack with friends. Individuals who need support are welcome to bring a friend who will provide support during the program.
Suitable for ages 16 and up.

Summer Kick-Off Pool Party
Saturday, June 24, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Let's bring Summer in with style. Join us for a Saturday Night Pool Party at the EDCJCC. Bring your swimsuit, friends, and excitement for an evening of swimming, games, and more. An hour in the pool will be followed by dancing, snacks, and more in our Ina & Jack Kay Community Hall. All abilities welcome. Individuals who need support are encouraged to bring a friend who will provide support during the program.

Camp Dates:
High School, Week 1: June 26 - June 30
High School, Week 2: July 3 - July 7

Middle School, Week 3: July 10 - July 14
Spend your summer making the world a better place. Teens of all abilities will work directly with the EDCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service (MCCCS) to help change lives. Community service opportunities include food distribution, shelter repair, working with seniors, community cleanups, and more. Counselors and Special Education professionals will work closely with campers to make this inclusive Service Camp accessible and ensure everyone enjoys the diversity
of our community. Campers earn up to 30 Student Service Learning (SSL) hours per week.
To register, please log into Campminder. If you are a family registering for the first time, please click here to create an account.

Dance for PD® – A Unique Dance Program for People with Parkinson Disease and Their Care-Partners
Fridays, 2:30 - 3:30 pm at the EDCJCC
Presented by Bowen McCauley Dance, this free class decreases physical symptoms while improving balance and mobility.  

Stacey Herman
Director of School-Aged Programs, Director of Inclusion & Accessibility
(202) 777-3276

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