JCC Afterschool-Berkeley Program
The Afterschool Berkeley Program is located at our spacious and historic Berkeley facility at 1414 Walnut Street. We offer a diverse array of organized activities as well as opportunities for kids to relax and spend time with friends after school. Our staff is here to serve your child’s needs whether it be helping with homework, reading a story, working in the garden, or playing an energetic game of soccer out in our yard. In addition to our core activities, group programming, celebrations, and free play time, there is also a wide range of enrichment classes to choose from.
Hours for Afterschool-Berkeley are: 11:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Chugim (Enrichment Classes)
The JCC Afterschool-Berkeley Program offers over 70 chugim (enrichment classes) each session to our enrolled students. We provide a wide scope of topics to choose from: cooking and baking, painting, sculpture, circus arts, martial arts, science and nature exploration, and ice skating are all offered as possible classes for your child to enjoy! Many of our classes are taught by our own staff while some are contracted out to professionals within the community- the cost of each class depending on material fees and instructor. With such a variety of chugim, there is a little something for everyone!
Spring Chugim Packet NEW!
School Districts and Transportation
We serve students in the Berkeley, Albany, and West Contra Costa Unified School Districts and offer all-day programming for most school district holidays and vacations. Transportation to the JCC Afterschool-Berkeley Program is provided by the Berkeley Unified School District as well as our own van service. All of our vans and drivers are Youth Bus certified through the California Highway Patrol and all passengers are required to wear seat belts.
2014-2015 Afterschool-Berkeley Wait List
For the 2014-2015 school year, we only have room on our WAIT LIST. In order to secure a spot on the wait list, prospective parents, please email Sudha Darling at Sudhad@jcceastbay.org.
A one-time non-refundable application fee of $25.00 will be processed at the end of the application process.
2015-2016 Afterschool-Berkeley Applications
We are opening applications on Thursday, March 26th at 12:30pm. Click here to apply. If you have any questions about applying for the 2015-2016 school year please contact Sudha Darling, Afterschool-Berkeley Assistant Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-848-0237 x 128.
A one-time non-refundable application fee of $25.00 will be processed at the end of the application process. Applications are accepted entirely on a first-come, first-served basis. Since space is limited, we recommend creating an online account ahead of time, if you have not already done so, and completing the application form when it opens. Please Note: this is an application, it does not guarantee a spot in the program.
For more information or to set up a tour please contact Cassie Brown, Afterschool-Berkeley Director, at Cassieb@jcceastbay.org or call 510-848-0237 x 131.
For information regarding scholarship availability, please contact Barbara Sutherland at Barbaras@jcceastbay.org or call 510-848-0237 x 112.