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It’s probably hard enough to keep up with your active toddler these days… let Shalom Family help you keep up with the latest resources available to young families in the Jewish community.  Whether you’re starting to think about preschool or camp, or want to learn more about how to begin building some new Jewish traditions into your family’s life, here are some resources that are sure to get you going in the right direction:
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Camp Ashreinu
Phone: 513.351.7424
Geared for children preschool (3 years of age) through 9th grade, Ashreinu offers activities such as sports, swimming, roller-skating, crafts, Torah study, Jewish life experiences, and weekly field trips.

Camp at the J - A program of the Mayerson JCC
Phone: 513.793.2122
Website: www.mayersonjcc.org
Geared for preschool children, 18 months to 5 years, this camp offers group games, outdoor & water activities, arts and crafts, singing, and nature.  Registration for the six-week session begins in January, and is available for three or five mornings per week.

Cincinnati Hebrew Day School
Phone: 513.351.7777
Website: chds.shul.net
An Orthodox day school for children in preschool (3 years old) through 8th grade, offering secular and Judaic studies designed to emphasize scholastic achievement, strong moral character and a commitment to Jewish identity and religious observance.

Early Childhood School at the J – A program of the Mayerson JCC
Phone: 513.793.2122
Website: www.mayersonjcc.org
Infants six weeks and older, toddlers and preschoolers have the option of going full-day or mornings only with an optional extended day for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Curriculum introduces pre-kindergarten readiness skills and includes music, fitness, art, and intergenerational activities. The Jewish holidays and Shabbat are celebrated with songs, stories, art, special foods, and traditions.  Full day and half day programs are also available at the Mason location for children ages 18 months to 5 years old.

JCC Youth Sports – A program of the Mayerson JCC
Phone: 513.761.7500
Website: www.mayersonjcc.org
Offering pre-school soccer, karate, T-ball, and indoor/outdoor games specially designed to teach very basic skills to children ages 3 to 6 years-old.

Jewish Family Service – Counseling
Phone: 513.469.1188 ext. 3328
Website: www.jfscinti.org
Professional and licensed clinical social workers are available to counsel individuals and families on such issues as anxiety, grief, depression, relationships and child behavior.  Services are confidential and fees are determined on a sliding scale.

Rockwern Academy Day School
Phone: 513.984.3770
Website: www.rockwernacademy.org
A Jewish community day school serving children from preschool (2 years of age) through 8th grade, integrating Jewish values, history, literacy and culture into a general and Judaic curriculum in an effort to foster a love of learning, a strong Jewish identity, and a connection to Israel.

Yello Dyno Safety Program: Alan R. Mack Parents Center – A program of Jewish Family Service
Phone: 513.766.3328
Website: www.jfscinti.org
Through music and hands-on activities, this program uses a friendly dinosaur to teach children, ages 3-7, critical thinking skills about personal safety.

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