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JCC Youth

JCC's childrens programs celebrate learning, togetherness, culture and diversity. 

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Children's programming

Kids Place After School Program

Kids Place is the most comprehensive program for families with school age children in Western New York! Mature, trained staff work closely with our children to encourage and teach creativity, cooperation and fun. 

Music Lessons

The JCC is pleased to offer music lessons for piano, violin and viola. Click for details and more information.

Children's fitness schedule

See our full schedule of gym activities and fitness classes for kids.  Learn more....

Saturday Night Out

As parents enjoy a night out, kids will have a blast at the J! Each Saturday Night Out offers a different twist! Open to all. To ensure proper staffing, RSVP by the Saturday before the event.
Grades K-6, 6:00pm - 10:00pm 
Benderson and Holland Family Buildings

Camp Centerland Vacation Camp

When schools are closed, camp is in session. Days include a field trip or special visitor, and some popular Camp Centerland activities such as sport, amanut (arts & crafts), climbing, madah (science), and more. Bring a lunch, sneakers, bathing suit and towel each day.

  • Grades K-6 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Daily themes & activities
  • $60/day,  JCC Members $50/day

10%  Early Bird Discounts

Holidays on which Vacation Camp takes place:

- Election Day
- Veteran's Day
- Winter Recess
- Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
- President's Day
- February Recess
- Spring Recess 

Camp Centerland

Camp Centerland has provided a quality summer outdoor, group day camping experience in a Jewish setting, as one of the core services of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo. We are committed to providing a safe, fun, and memorable day camp experience through quality hiring, innovative programming and focus on positive values in a Jewish setting. 

We Would Love To Answer Any Questions You May Have!

  • For the Holland Family Building call Christine Dusher, Director of Children's Services at 886-3172 x420 or email
  • For the Benderson Family Building call Michael Garcia, Director of Camp Centerland at 204-2078 or email


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