Kids (Age 3 - Grade 5) will have a blast and you get the evening to yourselves!
Sign up for some super fun classes like soccer and cooking. Which to choose?!
Enjoy Parent Tip Sheets based on the CATCH program (Coordinated Approach to Childhood Health) that will provide ideas for incorporating more activity and better nutrition into your child's life!
Kids stay fit with these awesome classes just for them!
TREEHOUSE AT THE J -
Grades TK - 5
This quality afterschool program for Foster City students provides transportation from school to the PJCC.
Questions? Call Us.
Youth & Teen Department
- Phone: 650.212.2704
Youth Programs | Classes, Camps, Sports, Activities | PJCC
Grades PreK - 5
Explore the kid-friendly community at the PJCC and discover why we are a great place for kids of all ages to grow, learn, and deepen their connections to one another. Take a class, join a team, or attend a fun event!
We have classes for kids from age 1 month to 10 years. Soccer, cooking, gymnastics, LEGOs, basketball, art, music, and so many more!
Important Registration Information for PJCC Youth Enrichments:
In an effort to allow Center members the opportunity to participate in a variety of youth classes, please take note of our registration policy. Center Members will have the option to enroll in three free youth classes during the first week of youth class registration. Center Members will be automatically removed from the last free class registered for, over the initial three class allotment, during the first week of registration. After the first week of registration, and as space allows, Center Members will be able to register for additional free classes.
Explore our available enrichment classes:
Baby & Me Classes (1 month - 4 years old)
Preschool Enrichment Classes (3 - 5 years old)
Youth Enrichment Classes (Grades K - 5)
Team sports, camps, clinics, and activities for youth and teens.
Summer, Fall, Winter, & Spring
Sign your child up for a great camp experience full of friends, learning, and fun!
Beginning Digital Photography: Grades 2-5
Use digital cameras, state of the art computers and software to create your own gallery. Children will learn every part of the photography process including setting up the perfect shot as well as editing and framing through exciting games and activities. The course will culminate in a photo gallery of the children's works of art. No prior photography experience necessary. Participants must feel comfortable using a computer. Children must be in grades 2 - 5. Registration required.
Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Create and glaze your own pottery! From pinch pots to coil pots, decorative pieces and more, you will take home one of a kind pottery made by you! All materials included with fee. Children must be in grades 2-5. Registration required. Instructor: Art and Soul staffWornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register. Registration required. Instructor: Art and Soul staff
Chess: Grades K - 5
Chess offers a fun and intellectually-challenging chess education experience designed for all levels of young chess players. No previous experience of chess is required. Students will learn the fundamentals of chess, tactics and strategies. Children must be in grades K-5. Registration required. Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Crazy Engineering: Grades 1 - 3
Become a civil engineer in this introductory class! When civil engineers design bridges, they must take into account factors like balance and motion. This class will introduce the principles behind bridge design through fun stories and activities. Children will reinforce their understanding of 'push' and 'pull' as they explore how forces act on different structures. They'll use what they know about balance and force as they experiment with beam, arch, and suspension bridges-and learn how bridge designs counteract and redirect forces and motion. In the final design challenge, students plan, build, and test their own bridges. Children must be in grades 1 - 3. Registration Required. Instructor: PJCC Staff.
Do It Yourself for Kids!
Ever wondered how your favorite candy was made? Or wanted to customize your very own soap? In this class you will explore a variety of every day objects and learn how to do it yourself! From crafts to cooking, construction, and more you are destined to have your own catalog in no time! $40 material fee payable upon registration. Instructor: PJCC Staff
Our young artists will practice their creative side as they take on exciting art challenges including drawing life-like animals, dinosaurs and more! Take on exciting artistic challenges that will enhance children's creative skills! Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Intermediate Coding 101 for Kids: Grades 3-5
Refine coding skills in this intermediate coding class. Children will continue to learn and develop fundamental programming concepts including creating animations and interactive projects.Children must have previous coding experience. For questions please contact Nicole Cruz at 650.378.2776. Children must be in grades 2-5. Registration Required. Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Introduction to Keyboarding: Grades 3-5
Learn how to type properly on a computer in this introductory keyboarding class! Through developmentally appropriate games and software, children will learn basic keyboarding skills that will focus on technique, accuracy and speed. Children must have a basic understanding of how to use a computer (i.e., using a mouse, opening and closing a new internet browser window). Children must be in grades 3-5. Registration required.
Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Kids Night Out!: Age 3 - Grade 5
Calling all moms and dads... take the night off and send your kids to join their friends! In these exciting theme-filled evenings, children will enjoy games, dinner, dessert, a movie and more! Registering two or more kids? Receive a sibling discount by calling the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703. Register in advance and save! Fees increase at noon on the Friday prior to each program. Registration required.
Kids Run the PJCC (Running Club): Grades 1-5
Have fun while staying fit! In this class, you'll learn the basics of running through engaging drills and activities. Whether this is your first time running or you are a pro, come join us for our exciting kids running club! Children must be in grades 2-5 to register. Registration required. Instructor: PJCC Staff
Promote your child's self development through this engaging Martial Arts class. Krav Maga is known as the most practical self-defense system and is the official hand-to-hand combat system of the Israeli military. This training program will teach kids basic defensive skills in a safe, non-competitive environment. Children will learn a wide range of techniques through age-appropriate games and drills. Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register. Registration required. Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Join us for our FUNdamental lacrosse class. This class is a great way for young athletes to learn the fundamentals of lacrosse using safe soft balls. Children will benefit from a unique experience that brings a lacrosse touch to familiar childhood games, including favorites such as Capture the Ground Ball & Lacrosse Baseball! Sign up today to play the fastest sport on two feet! Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register. Registration required. Instructor: Encore Lacrosse
PJCC Junior Detective: Grades K-2
Delve into the world of forensic science in this hands-on class! Children will learn how to dust for and classify fingerprints, decode secret messages, search for clues, and so much more! Explore the fascinating world of solving mysteries and develop important observation and reasoning skills! Children must be in grades K-2. Registration required.
PJCC Newsies: Grades 2 - 5
Extra, extra, read all about it! In this class, children will become star reporters as they dive into the world of newspaper reporting by interviewing, writing, editing, photographing and more. The session will culminate in a final newspaper publication complete with articles, letters to the editor, comics and much more, designed and created by our very own newsies! Children must be in grades 2 - 5. Registration required. Instructor: PJCC Staff
Soccer Skills Academy: Grades 3 - 5
Enhance your soccer skills in this engaging clinic! Children will refine their soccer techniques including kicking, dribbling, shooting and more through exciting games and exercises. Children must be in grades 3 - 5. Registration required. Instructor: Blacktop Sports Staff Wornick students, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register.
Technology 101 for Kids
Become a technology whiz in this introductory class! Children will practice and refine basic computer skills, learn computer programming concepts (including problem solving), and more! Each child must have a signed technology waiver in order to participate. Registration required. Instructor: PJCC Staff
The World of Teva (Nature)
Explore the environment in this hands-on introductory class all about teva (Hebrew for 'nature'). Children will learn about current environmental issues, their responsibility in protecting the environment, and more through exciting activities and demonstrations. Registration Required
Children thrive with this non-competitive curriculum and positive coaching style in a pressure-free environment. Have fun while learning soccer basics such as kicking, dribbling, shooting, heading and goalkeeping while participating in age-appropriate games and exercises designed specifically for your child! Instructor: Blacktop Sports Registration Required.
RCWJDS Families, please call the Welcome Center at 650.378.2703 to register for this program.