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Your child is at the Center. The sound of children laughing, playing, and learning is the heartbeat of JCC Harlem. We specialize in fun programming for kids from birth to 10 to get them moving, grooving, and growing.

Fall 2020 Harlem Sprouts (drop-off, in person)

Consider our early childhood separation program your child's first opportunity to independently participate in creating community. Our model is an intentionally mixed-age one, focusing on play-based learning which encourages exploration, curiosity, and self-discovery. Our experienced teachers will guide your family through a healthy, gentle separation process by establishing a safe and nurturing classroom experience. Curated work stations, facilitated transitions, community meetings, small group work and engaging provocations are some of the ways we develop our classroom community identity.


We're excited to be relaunching Harlem Sprouts at the end of October. We are working closely with our colleagues at JCC Manhattan under the guidance of the NYC Depart of Health to ensure the highest standards of safety protocols for your children and for our staff. If you are interested in inquiring about or joining our Harlem Sprouts program, please be in touch with our Children's Programs Manager, Kennedee Geffinger, at


Click here to register.

  • Open Play and Open Art for children accompanied by grown-ups
  • Harlem Sprouts, our early separation program, which uses a play-based learning mode
  • Age-appropriate art, music, sports, dancing, and more - all taught by our incredible coaches and educators!

Fall 2020 Subscription Boxes

We are so excited to continue a limited run of our Subscription Boxes: opportunities for you to take a break from screens, use your hands, engage your senses, and connect with loved ones.

Check out our Fall 2020 Subscription Boxes here.


Fall 2020 Virtual Programs

We offer many virtual opportunities for children, parents, caregivers, and other family members to come together with your JCC Harlem family. This fall we’re excited to offer Virtual Blooming Bébé with Courtney, Virtual Ballet with Ms. Kala, and Virtual Jewish Journeys.

Camp Settoga
Camp Settoga offers New York City campers room to grow, explore, and discover outdoor adventure. This day camp serves children ages 4-12 years old with buses picking up in Harlem all summer long. Financial assistance is available to help you send your child to camp!