JCC Teen Activities
Grades 9 - 12
Join the JCC teens as we head outside and enjoy all the fun that Southern California has to offer! These programs provide opportunities for teens to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle! Meet other Jewish teens at these fun and safe events. Dance the night away at our CLUB J or rock out with our first Battle of the Bands. Bring a team to one of our Teen Tournaments or get community service hours helping the community. Every event sponsored by the Lawrence Family JCC Teen Department is sure to be a good time!
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
As part of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Come with your friends and be a part of the fun at this teen specific night at the movies! Join over 100 teens from all over San Diego as we enjoy a pizza and salad dinner, watch a movie (picked out by teen, for teens) on the big screen, and participate in a Q&A afterwards. All FREE for teens in 9th-12th grade. Make sure to RSVP as we get closer to the date.
Teen Screen Selection Committee
Be a part of the selection committee and have a say on what movie is shown for this year's Teen Screen event! Meet other teen movie enthusiasts, watch three movie selections, decided which movie should be shown and watch the movie you helped select on the big screen at the 2019 Teen Screen! If you would like to be part of the selection committee, please contact the JCC Teen Department. First selection committee meeting will be in October.
For more information, and to be part of the Teen Screen Selection Committee, contact the Teen Department.
Good Deeds Day
Sunday, April 7, 2019
All around San Diego
Good Deeds Day is a global day of community service! From over 100 countries, people all ages and nationalities unite to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet! On April 7th, all around San Diego, there will be several community service projects for you to get involved with. Make sure to do your part and help make the world a better place.
Contact the Teen Department for more information
Senior Buddies / Technology Tutors
July - August
Once a week
October - June
Once a month from 4:00-5:00pm
This is a great opportunity for teens to meet with older folks and help them with technology while gaining community service hours! In partnership with the Seniors Department, teens will help explain things like Facebook, email, SKYPE, Google Photos and more! Participants will make a wonderful difference in the lives of these older folks and maybe even learn a thing or two themselves.
For more information and to sign up, please contact the Teen Department.
Contact the Teen Department of more information
Like Israel Project
Like Israel Event
Like Israel Planning Committee Meetings
October - March
Since 2014, the Like Israel Project has been putting on impactful and meaningful events for all San Diego teen to help foster a positive relationship with Israel and Judaism in general. Presented by the JCC and Youth Action Movement, along with many community partners, the Like Israel coalition (both educators and teens) create a new and relevant way to show teens all sides of Israel and in turn deepen their understanding, education and connection to Israel.
Past Like Israel Projects:
2014: Featuring Izzy Ezagui - a true lone-Israeli soldier and overcoming life changing obstacles.
2014 part 2: Featuring iTalks - the immense contributions Israel has made to the world.
2016: Featuring Artists 4 Israel - exploring Israel in through the five senses to reinforce the message of peace.
2017: Featuring YouTuber Ami Horowitz - educating and developing critical thought by diving beneath the surface of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Make sure to come to the next Like Israel Project!
If you are interested in being a part of this year's Like Israel committee and help create the next event, please reach out to the Teen Department.
For more information, contact the Teen Department
To register for a teen program, fill out the Registration form
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037