Saturday, October 23

Apachi Day Camp & Camp Chi Families


Kick-off our birthday weekend with a bonfire at Bernard Weinger JCC. Our day and overnight camp families will enjoy havdalah, s’mores, a song session and reconnecting with camp friends. Limited capacity available, social distancing will be in effect.


Sunday, October 24



Gather for a morning of art, Israel, card games, mahjong, pickleball, food, and more. View photojournalist Erez Kaganovitz’s, Humans of Tel Aviv exhibit, then join him for a virtual talkback. Plus, explore some of Israel’s hidden gems like the Tel Gezer Bible Walk and Ariel Sharon National Park on a virtual tour of Israel with JCC Chicago’s tour guide Yoram Preminger.

9:30-12:00pmExhibition of Humans of Tel Aviv
10:30-11:30amVirtual visit with photographer & photojournalist
behind Humans of Tel Aviv, Erez Kagnovitz
*Registration required, limited capacity available
10:00-12:00pmVirtual tour of Israel with Israeli guide, Yoram Preminger
*Registration required, limited capacity available




Enjoy the ultimate outdoor party with a live DJ, yard games, food, pumpkin decorating and more! Teens can create their own JSC party box filled with tons of fun, party-themed goodies to commemorate the J’s 118th birthday. Plus, give back to the community through a Shalom Corps service project. Don’t miss out on the party of the year! This event is for teens-only (7th-12th grade) and will be held primarily outdoors.




Join our outdoor carnival celebration! Enjoy carnival games, a Minute-To-Win-It scavenger hunt, prizes, birthday treats and more. Plus, comedy magician Trent James and singer-songwriter, children’s entertainer Joel Frankel will join us for an afternoon show! This event is for children ages 11 and under and will be held outdoors.

3:00-5:00pmCarnival Games with prizes
Children age 5 and under

Minute-To-Win-It Scavenger Hunt with prizes
Children age 6 and above
3:50-4:20pmConcert with children’s entertainer Joel Frankel
4:30-5:00pmComedy magic show with Trent James


If you’re looking for information about the invitation only cocktail party, please contact Megan Abraham.