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Scholarships/discounted rates available upon request. See registration form for details

Session 2: January–June 2024

Programs by Age Group:

Sunday Circle

Every child will be paired with a teen volunteer for fun and friendship. Activities include music, sensory, movement, entertainment and arts & crafts.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 3–12
  • Fee: $560/session (17 days)
  • Dates: Sundays
    Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25,
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21
    & May 5, 12, 19
  • Time: 12:30–2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle

Social Skills

Learn effective communication, emotional understanding, friendship building, and navigating social situations through fun, interactive lessons.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Ages: 7–18
  • Fee: $510/session (17 days)
  • Location: Friendship Circle
  • Dates: Wednesdays
    Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28
    Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3, 10, 17
    & May 8, 15, 22
  • Time: 5:00–6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle

Camp

Join us for Summer Camp with sports, arts, music and superhero fun alongside teen Friend-Makers.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 3–18
  • Fee: $375/week
  • Dates:
    June: Week 1: 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 Week 2: 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
    August: Week 3: 5, 6, 7 , 8, 9 Week 2: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle

Kulanu Camp

Join us for Kulanu Camp! Enjoy art, music, movement, water play & the gift of friendship. Daily Davening & weekly Torah projects

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 5–12
  • Fee: $250/Week (5 weeks)
  • Dates: July 1 - August 2
    Week 1: July 1-5 (closed the 4th), Week 2: July 8-12, Week 3: July 15-19, Week 4: July 22-26, Week 5: July 29-August 2
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle
  •  ACE funding accepted

Better Together

Children of all abilities and teens get the opportunity to give back by bringing joy to seniors through fun, engaging intergenerational interactions.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: All are welcome, but spots are limited
  • Fee: No Charge
  • Dates: Sundays
    Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, April 7, 14, 21
    & May 5, 12, 19
  • Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m.
  • Location: R.H. Myers Apartments

Fitness with Friends

Enjoy fun, interactive fitness activities led by a personal fitness instructor.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 5–18
  • Fee: $270/session (18 days) or $15/day
  • Dates: Thursdays
    Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29,
    Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18,
    & May 2, 9, 16, 23
  • Time: 5:00–6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Fitness Factory
  • ACE funding accepted

Girls Dance

Learn a dance routine with a specialized instructor, culminating in an exciting performance for families. This is an inclusive class adapted to the needs of the individual.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 5–18
  • Fee: Cost: $240/session (16 days)
  • Dates: Tuesdays
    Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20,
    Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16,
    &  May. 7, 14, 21
  • Time: 5:00–6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle
  • ACE funding accepted

Kulanu: After-School

Enjoy a fun rotation of Jewish themed activities, Jewish tutoring and hanging out with friends!

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 5–18
  • Fee: $620/session (32 days) or $20/Day
  • Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays
    Jan. 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Feb. 5, 7, 12, 14, 21, 26, 28, Mar. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, Apr. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17 & May 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22
  • Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle
  • ACE funding accepted

Kulanu Hebrew School

Fun interactive lessons on Jewish holidays, traditions, Hebrew language, Alef Bet and more!

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 6–12
  • Fee: $560/session (17 days) or $40/Day
  • Dates: Sundays
    Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25,
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21 & May 5, 12, 19
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle
  • ACE funding accepted

Teen Scene Girls

Teen girls are paired with a teen friend-maker to build friendships, socialize, and enhance life skills through structured activities in an inclusive environment.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 13–completion of high school
  • Fee: $560/session (17 days)
  • Dates: Sundays
    Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25,
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21,
    May. 5, 12, 19
  • Time: 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Teen Scene Boys

Teen boys are paired with a teen friend-maker to build friendships, socialize, and enhance life skills through structured activities in an inclusive environment.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: 13–completion of high school
  • Fee: $560/session (17 days)
  • Dates: Sundays
    Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25,
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21,
    May. 5, 12, 19
  • Time: 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Virtual Hangout

Hang out virtually each week and enjoy fun activities and conversations.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: All are welcome
  • Fee: No charge
  • Dates: Wednesdays
    Jan. 17, 24, 21, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28,
    Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3, 10, 17
    & May 8, 15, 22
  • Time: 6:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom

Homeschooled Friendship

Join group of homeschooled 5–13 year old children for an afternoon of friendship and social connection through movement, educational, and social skills enrichment activities. Connect, learn together, and build a supportive community of other families who homeschool. Caregivers are encouraged to stay throughout the program to network and get to know other local families who homeschool.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Ages: 5–13
  • Fee: $10/session
  • Location: Friendship Circle
  • Dates: Wednesdays
  • Time: 12:30–2:45 p.m.
  • Location: Friendship Circle

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Young Adult Men (YAD Men) & Young Adult Women (YAD Women)

Meet in separate groups for friendship and connection. The program is planned and led by participants with guidance from Friendship Circle staff.

This program is open to participants of all abilities. We recruit teen FriendMakers to match up with children that need extra support and build friendship through exciting enrichment opportunities.

  • Age: Post high school
  • Fee: $665/session (20 days) or $35/Day
  • Dates: Thursdays
    Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18,
    May 2, 9, 16, 23 & June 20, 27
  • YAD Men Time: 5:00–6:30 p.m.
  • YAD Women Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m
  • Location: Friendship Circle

New to Friendship Circle?

If you're just learning about Friendship Circle, explore our programs below and feel free to get in touch.

Already familiar with the process?

Click the button below to go straight to the registration form.