Independent Living Community Cooking Class Fall Series
Tuesdays from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, January 16 / February 13 / March 13 / April 10

The EDCJCC’s Inclusion Program winter series registration is now open! Come for one class or come for all classes. Whether it is your first time cooking or you are seasoned in the kitchen, come join us and create some delicious dishes.

Sign up for the series: $120
Per class rate: $35

Social Bowling Power Hour
at Bowlmor
Thursdays from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM,  January 25 / February 21 (Wednesday) / March 29 / April 26 / May 24 / June 28
Join us for our monthly night out at Bowlmor in Bethesda – work on your bowling skills and enjoy a slice of pizza with friends. Individuals who need support are welcome to bring a friend who will provide support during the program.  All Abilities Welcome. 


Game Night at the EDCJCC

Monday, December 18, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for a PAJAMA PARTY game night at the EDCJCC. We can't wait for this one! Come and join us for a night of friends, fun, and food. We'll play rounds of checkers, chess, poker, and more. All are welcome; just bring a smile and your best competitive spirit. Got another game you want to play? Bring that along too!  Suitable for ages 15 and up. Individuals who need support are encouraged to bring a friend who will provide support during the program. Please consider making a donation to support the Inclusion and Disability Programming.

Rescheduled for February 1st. Registration Coming Soon
Night Out: Make-up, Manicures, and More

Wednesday, December 6, 6:30-8:30 PM
Take time to take care of you! Spend some time getting pampered and leave feeling like new. Light snacks will be provided. This program is open to all.

A Day at Theater J:

Thursday, January 18, 7:30pm
Cost: Free
In partnership with Theater J’s Passports Program we are provided free tickets to attend a showing of each show during their season. Friends and family welcome.  Tickets will be available at will call under your family name. Our first show of the season will be The Last Night of Ballyhoo. Click here to learn more.

Gateway to Israel: A Journey for Adults with Disabilities Information Session

Sunday, October 22, 12:00pm

Join us for an Information session to learn more about our second-ever trip to Israel, a trip designed specifically for individuals with disabilities. Together on this 10-day journey, we will explore Israel’s history, spectacular cities, dynamic people, vibrant art and culture, world-class scientific and medical achievements, and natural beauty. We ask all participants bring a companion on the trip.


High School Week 1: June 18 -22
High School week 2: June 25 -29
Middle School Week: July 9 - 13

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 and preparation, shelter repair, working with seniors, community clean-ups, and more.

“This week helped me realize what people are going through in the world, and helped me better understand how I can help!", Middle School camper. 

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. Contact Cassidy Jones, Inclusion Programming Manager at This program is part of the EDCJCC’s Inclusion Programming – programming for individuals of all abilities. Visit

“I truly thank you for such a fantastic opportunity! I do believe it is one of the best and most useful camps I have ever signed my children up for.” – Sara Wolderhanna (parent)

To register, please log into Campminder. If you are a family registering for the first time, please click here to create an account.


Resume Building Workshop

Tuesday, January, 16, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Joins us for a follow-up Resume Building Workshop. You will be provided with personal guidance on your resume. We want to provide educational workshops for young adults of all abilities to build skills to support employment. Join us for a fun evening as we dig deep into our resumes. Bring a copy of your resume, and laptop (optional).  Dan Silverman who currently works for HireStrategy will lead our Resume Building Session.

Check out photos from our Inclusion & Disabilities Programs!