Youth, Teen & Family Programs

Along with our Early Childhood Preschool and Summer Camp Programs the Milton & Betty Katz JCC offers additional programs and events for children and families in our community.


July 17 & August 7

Doors Open at 7:00 pm

Movie Starts at 7:30 pm

Enjoy a family movie while floating in our indoor pool. Snack stand will be available for purchases of popcorn, pizza, drinks, soft pretzels, cotton candy. BYOF – bring your own float. This is a family event. Participants must be able to swim.
$10 for Members | $15 for Guests


Wednesdays July 3, July 24 and August 14

7:00 – 10:00pm
In the pool 7:00 – 8:00pm
Gym with DJ 8:00 – 10:00p

Pre-teen swim and dance party. Includes slice of pizza and drink.
$15 for Members | $20 for Guests

Basketball Clinic

June 24 – August 16

Blake Rossell, a basketball instructor and Wildwood Catholic High School Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, is pleased to bring a youth and teen basketball clinic to the Milton & Betty Katz JCC. Blake has taught a variety of basketball programs and private lessons to children since 2014. He was a NCAA basketball player and graduate of Stockton University.

The basketball clinic will run from June 24 – August 16 and is aimed to teach boys and girls in first grade through eighth grade the game of basketball and speed and agility using educational games and scrimmages. Call 609-822-1167 to register.

$175 for members | $200 for guests

Clinic Levels:
Grades 1-2, coed: Mondays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Grades 3-4, coed: Mondays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Grades 5-6, girls: Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Grades 5-6, boys: Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Grades 7-8, girls: Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Grades 7-8, boys: Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

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Open To Preschool Children in the 3 & 4 Year Old Classes

Does your child love to Cook? Are they the next Piccasso? Do they have an aptitude for athletics? Begin with the basics at the JCC and offer your child an activity to spark their interest. Children in our three- and four-year-old classrooms are welcome and are sure to enjoy these planned hands-on activities. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

For more information or to register by phone call Jan Higbee, Early Childhood Preschool Director at 609-822-1167, Ext. 130 or email

School Closing Mini Camps

When school is out the JCC is the place to be!  Camp By The Sea offers mini camps throughout the year in conjunction with school holiday and teacher convention closings.

Campers in grades K – 4 will enjoy fun filled days packed with awesome activities including swim, sports, art, nature, yoga and more!

Winter Mini Camp
Wed-Friday, December 26, 27 & 28

Martin Luther King Day Mini Camp
Monday, January 21

President’s Day Mini Camp
Friday, February 15
Monday, February 18

JCC Members: $36 Per Day
JCC Guests: $54 Per Day

To register, click here.

AVODA College Scholarship

AVODA is a Jewish not for profit corporation, founded in 1928 by five Jewish business and
professional men, and has grown to a membership of over 100 members. Its purpose is to
provide financial assistance to young Jewish men and women students graduating from Atlantic County and Cape May County high schools.

Applicants must be Jewish with high scholastic achievements, be active in Jewish affairs as
well as school and community affairs, and have need of financial assistance. Each year a four year commitment is made to next year’s recipients. Awardees must maintain high marks not less than a 3.0 GPA, participate in extracurricular activities and not reflect adversely on themselves or AVODA.

Learn more about AVODA

Complete the AVODA Scholarship Award Application