Children

We offer a wide range of classes, family programs, and special events, including:

CampersKids class schedule

  • Weekly parent/child programs!
    • Storytime with Amy Godfrey, every Friday 9:45am-10:15am, followed by Tot Shabbat (drop in, free for everyone)
    • Tunes & Tots with Amy Godfrey, every Monday 9:45am-10:15am (drop in,  free for members, $3 for guests)
  • Kids’ Programs
  • Family events on Purim, Sukkot, and Hanukkah
  • Summer programming
    • Food Truck Flicks – A food truck for dinner and a family movie – Mondays at 5:45 all summer long.
    • Swim lessons  – group, private, and semi-private for babies through strong swimmers

When School is out, remember that the “J” is in! Click here to learn all about our School’s Out Camp. For information about Camp Shelanu, click here.

 

Check out our calendar listings below to get a taste of what we have in store, click here to view all events.


July 20 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Friday, repeating indefinitely


Storytime and Tot Shabbat

Join us every week for books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and bubbles with Durham’s best storyteller, Amy Godfrey! Great for babies through preschoolers.  Free and open to all. After storytime, all are invited for Tot Shabbat with songs, blessings, juice, and challah.

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



July 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Monday, repeating indefinitely


Tunes and Tots

You and your child will move, sing, and make music!  Feed your child’s development with songs, movement, instruments, and music exploration.  Tailored for ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome! Read on! →

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: $3, $18 for 7 classes



July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Food Truck Flicks (Mama Voula’s & Local Yogurt)

Free Summer Movie Nights! Mondays are easy breezy at the J all summer long with a family-friendly movie & food truck! Check our bookmark at the J or call the Welcome Center (919-354-4936) for the list of movie titles. The food truck will be on site 5:00-7:30pm (Poolside lawn), the movie will start at 5:45pm in the Schechter Community Hall. Free for everyone! Food Trucks for July 23rd: Mama Voula & Local Yogurt Read on! →

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July 27 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Friday, repeating indefinitely


Storytime and Tot Shabbat

Join us every week for books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and bubbles with Durham’s best storyteller, Amy Godfrey! Great for babies through preschoolers.  Free and open to all. After storytime, all are invited for Tot Shabbat with songs, blessings, juice, and challah.

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Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



July 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Kids’ Night Out

It’s a win win! Both you and your kids get to enjoy a night out at Camp Shelanu’s Kid’s Night Out. We’ll have a short Havdalah ritual, play games or do crafts and end the night with a movie. Kids can come in pajamas if they wish. Cheese pizza will be served.  In the summer, kids will Read on! →

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Member Cost: $20 first child, $15 siblings
Guest Cost: $30 first child, $25 siblings



July 30 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Monday, repeating indefinitely


Tunes and Tots

You and your child will move, sing, and make music!  Feed your child’s development with songs, movement, instruments, and music exploration.  Tailored for ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome! Read on! →

Find out more »

Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: $3, $18 for 7 classes



July 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Food Truck Flicks (Chirba Chirba Dumplings & Local Yogurt)

Free Summer Movie Nights! Mondays are easy breezy at the J all summer long with a family-friendly movie & food truck! Check our bookmark at the J or call the Welcome Center (919-354-4936) for the list of movie titles. The food truck will be on site 5:00-7:30pm (Poolside lawn), the movie will start at 5:45pm in the Schechter Community Hall. Free for everyone! Food Trucks for July 30th: Chirba Chirba & Local Yogurt Read on! →

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August 3 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Friday, repeating indefinitely


Storytime and Tot Shabbat

Join us every week for books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and bubbles with Durham’s best storyteller, Amy Godfrey! Great for babies through preschoolers.  Free and open to all. After storytime, all are invited for Tot Shabbat with songs, blessings, juice, and challah.

Find out more »

Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: Free



August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Family Concert with Elaina Light

Energetic, exciting, and even educational – Eliana Light sings about Jewish things and will get you singing, too! Eliana’s original music can be found on her own two albums, in PJ Library compilations, and being sung by kids across the country. The concert welcomes kids of all ages and their grownups! Read on! →

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August 6 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Monday, repeating indefinitely


Tunes and Tots

You and your child will move, sing, and make music!  Feed your child’s development with songs, movement, instruments, and music exploration.  Tailored for ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome! Read on! →

Find out more »

Member Cost: Free
Guest Cost: $3, $18 for 7 classes


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