Durham-Chapel Hill will be sending a delegation to Springfield, MA in 2011, and we want you on it!
The goal of the JCC Maccabi Games experience is to contribute to the enrichment of Jewish identity and the development of democratic values and leadership. For our Jewish youth, experiences in physical recreation serve as a significant point of entry into the organized Jewish community. The Games experience will also aim to contribute to the development of a physically fit and healthy Jewish individual.
Who: All teens ages 13-16 as of July 31, 2011
What: Teens can opt to play any of the following sports:
-Volleyball (girls only)
-Track and Field
When: August 14-19, 2011
Where: Springfield, MA
Cost: $1800 (includes flight)
Deadline: Decision by Nov. 29, deposit by Dec. 3*
For more information or to sign up, contact Jessie Zaleon, Teen Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-354-4936.
*We have up to 8 spots and need at least 5 athletes to go in order for us to send a delegation. A decision is needed by Nov. 29th, and a $300 deposit is due by December 3rd. All checks will be held until at least 5 are received. If we are unable to send a delegation, checks will be returned. Once five athletes are committed to go with deposits, checks will be cashed and are non-refundable.
Click here to read and watch about the 2009 and 2010 games.
Jewish Values Highlighted
JCC Association is the leadership network of, and central agency for the Jewish Community Center Movement, which is comprised of more than 350 JCC, YM-YWHA and camp sites in the U. S. and Canada. JCC Association offers a wide range of services and resources to strengthen the capacity of its affiliates to provide educational, cultural, social, Jewish identity-building, and recreational programs to enhance the lives of North American Jews of all ages and backgrounds. Additionally, the movement fosters and strengthens connections between North American Jews and Israel as well as with world Jewry. JCC Association is also a U.S. government accredited agency for serving the religious and social needs of Jewish military personnel, their families, and patients in VA hospitals through JWB Jewish Chaplains Council.