YOUTH PROGRAMS

YOUTH PROGRAMS 

 

After school, over the weekend, and throughout the summer, the Hebrew Educational Society is a welcoming hub of activities for children of all ages.
Join us throughout for a variety of activities that will help your child develop new skills, interests, knowledge, and connections with peers!
Click on the programs listed on the left side menu to learn more and explore.

CAMP XTRA

H.E.S. STAFF IS HARD AT WORK PLANNING SUMMER 2021. CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR UPDATES AND REGISTRATION 

H.E.S. Camp Xtra is a day camp that caters to children with developmental disabilities. Campers are in a safe environment where they can feel comfortable and enjoy their summer in the least restrictive environment. 
 
Children in Camp Xtra are mainstreamed within H.E.S.’ Summer Camp with the support of a counselor. The appropriate level of assistance is assessed for each child based on their individual needs, from a group setting to a 1:1 camper/staff ratio.
 
Children participate in general camp activities and enriching activities. Transportation (from local areas) DUE TO COVID-19 TRANSPORTATION WILL NOT BE PROVIDED FOR SUMMER 2020, lunch and snacks are provided. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Your child must be between the ages of 5-17;
  • The child must have an IEP;
  • If a child has received OPWDD Waiver Services, the Care Manager must provide their Level of Care (LOC), Life Plan, Notice of Decision (NOD), Psychological and Psycho-social evaluations.
Additionally, children, 7+ must be toilet trained to attend the Camp Xtra Program.

 

Each child must engage in an intake meeting with the Director of Disability Services Department prior to being admitted to the program.

Want more information about Camp Xtra at the H.E.S. please contact Ariella Feldman at 718.241.3000 ext. 123 or ariella@thehes.org

Need assistance registering? Check out our registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

VACATION PROGRAM

SCHOOL MAY BE OUT BUT THE H.E.S. IS STILL HERE FOR YOU!

 

When your child’s school is closed for holidays* they can join us for an encore of our summer-inspired activities for the H.E.S. Vacation Program.

 

Programs held daily from 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and will include sports, dance, arts and crafts, STEM, and so much more.
Lunch must be provided by the parent except for during Passover, where outside food will be prohibited and the H.E.S. will provide Kosher for Passover lunch.

 

UPCOMING VACATION DAYS

  • November 11th Wednesday Veteran’s Day – Vacation Program ONLY 
  • November 3rd Tuesday Election Day – Learning Lab Open (Tues. ONLY) / Vacation Program
  • December 24th Thursday Winter Recess (Vacation Program)  
  • December 28th-31st Monday – Thursday Winter Recess (Vacation Program)
  • February 12th Friday Vacation Program ONLY
  • February 16th-19th Tuesday – Friday President’s Week (Vacation Program)
  • March 30th-April 1st  Tuesday – Thursday  Spring Recess (Vacation Program)
  • April 2nd Friday Passover Vacation Program ONLY (Closing at 4:00 PM)
  • May 13th Thursday Vacation Program ONLY
  • June 3rd Thursday Anniversary Day – Vacation Program ONLY

 

Valid medical required to attend the H.E.S. vacation program. 

 

In addition to a medical, please download and complete the packet of required H.E.S. documents; all must be submitted prior to your child’s attendance in the program. 

 

*As identified on the 2020-2021 calendar, which can be viewed by visiting the After School page

REGISTER TODAY

Be a part of the FUN at the H.E.S. Vacation Program

CLICK HERE

Want more information about the Vacation Program at the H.E.S. please contact Ulrik Narcisse at 718.241.3000 ext. 122 or ulrik@thehes.org

Need assistance registering? Check out our FAQ registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

DUE TO COVID-19 CERTAIN H.E.S. SPORTS AND FITNESS GROUP PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY PAUSED. 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY BACK INTO OUR BUILDING AS SOON AS IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.

 

CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR PROGRAM UPDATES.

 

DANCE AT THE H.E.S.

 

The H.E.S. Dance program offers a variety of different classes for boys and girls of all ages and skill levels.
Each class is held in our air-conditioned facility and taught by our highly experienced and advanced instructors.
With a variety of dance styles – new disciplines coming soon- and an end of the session recital, we are sure you will find a dance class that is the right fit for you and your family at the H.E.S.

 

LITTLE STEPPERS
AGES 3 – 5 YEARS OLD
 
BEGINNERS | INTERMEDIATE | ADVANCED
AGES 6 – 18 YEARS OLD

 

Ballet: This classical ballet class teaches proper and effective warm-ups, positioning, body alignment, strength, flexibility, and balance through barre and center work.

 

Jazz: Jump! Extend! Flex! This fast-paced physical style allows participants to loosen up muscles and move freely while discovering different personalities and routines.

 

Contemporary: Participants learn to express emotion through a combination of slow jazz movements, modern dance on stretching the body through abstract warm-ups and movements.

 

Hip-Hop: Children will learn the foundations of Hip-Hop and develop rhythmic awareness and strengthen muscles through this fun and engaging class. Basic breaking, popping, and locking will be covered and elements of original choreography will be introduced.

 

PROGRAM UPDATES COMING SOON. 

Want more information about Dance at the H.E.S. please contact Omar Kellman at 718.241.3000 ext. 140 or omar@thehes.org.

Need assistance registering? Check out our FAQ registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

DUE TO COVID-19 CERTAIN H.E.S. SPORTS AND FITNESS GROUP PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY PAUSED. 
 
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING THE COMMUNITY BACK INTO OUR BUILDING AS SOON AS IT IS SAFE TO DO SO.
 

CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR PROGRAM UPDATES.

 

TENNIS AT THE H.E.S.

 

The H.E.S. Tennis program focuses on basic gameplay, skill refinement as well as practice and match play to develop consistent, well-rounded tennis players. Each player is given personal attention and taught through repetition in an enjoyable, lively atmosphere.
 
Our experienced coaches break down the fundamental skills of tennis through easily understood games and exercises to help improve the athlete’s overall coordination and technique.
Players learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys, serves, and rules of the game during a series of drills designed to teach skills in a fun and dynamic way.

 

PROGRAM UPDATES COMING SOON. 

Want more information about Tennis at the H.E.S. please contact Omar Kellman at 718.241.3000 ext. 140 or omar@thehes.org.

Need assistance registering? Check out our FAQ registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

KARATE AT THE H.E.S.

KARATE IS BACK!

OCTOBER 18TH – NOVEMBER 11TH

 

The H.E.S. Karate program is not like any dojo. We are a family and team with a common goal to better the future of our youth.

 

Build self-confidence, discipline, and prevent bullying while earning your next color belt! 

 

FEES
$120 for all groups for 8 sessions + $40 uniform fee (uniform required)

 

PROGRAM LEVELS

White/Yellow/Orange Belts | Ages 3-12
Green/Blue/Purple/Brown/Black Belts | Ages 7 – 15

 

PROGRAM DATES

October | 18th,21st,25th,28th
November  | 1st,4th,8th,11th
  • Sunday 12-1 | White/Yellow/Orange Belts
  • Sunday 1-2 | Green/Blue/Purple/Brown/Black Belts
  • Wednesday 5-6 | White/Yellow/Orange Belts
  • Wednesday 6-7  | Green/Blue/Purple/Brown/Black Belts

 

Please CLICK HERE and review the H.E.S. COVID protocol prior to your arrival at the facility. 

READY TO REGISTER FOR YOUR H.E.S. KARATE PROGRAM?

CLICK HERE

Want more information about Karate at the H.E.S. please contact Omar Kellman at 718.241.3000 ext. 140 or omar@thehes.org.

Need assistance registering? Check out our FAQ registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

SOCCER AT THE H.E.S.

SOCCER IS BACK!

OCTOBER  18TH – NOVEMBER 11TH 

 

H.E.S. is establishing a culture of Soccer within this neighborhood and the community we serve. Building on the introductory course of little kickers; players will further develop their motor skills and cognitive functions through soccer fundamentals.

 

The goal is to expand the soccer clinics on the fundamentals in a rigorous and progressive course going from a beginner’s skill-set to intermediate then transitioning to an advanced.

 

Adhering to the U.S. Youth Soccer curriculum, the H.E.S. soccer program empowers beginner to advanced players alike, progressing their skill set on and off the soccer field.

 

FEES
$120 for all groups for 8 sessions (t-shirt available for purchase but not required $15)

 

PROGRAM LEVELS

  • Little Kickers | Ages 4-5 
  • Beginners | Ages 6-12 
  • Intermediate | Ages 6-12 
  • Advanced | Ages 6-12 

 

PROGRAM DATES

October | 18th,21st,25th,28th
November |1st,4th,8th,11th
  • Sunday 11-12 | Little Kickers, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Wednesday 5-6 | Little Kickers, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced

READY TO REGISTER FOR YOUR H.E.S. SOCCER PROGRAM?

CLICK HERE

Want more information about Soccer at the H.E.S. please contact Omar Kellman at 718.241.3000 ext. 140 or omar@thehes.org.

Need assistance registering? Check out our FAQ registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

BASKETBALL AT THE H.E.S.

BASKETBALL IS BACK!

OCTOBER 18TH – NOVEMBER 10TH

 

With sanction from the Jr. NBA, our Basketball program provides an excellent introduction to basketball, teaching students a variety of different skills including dribbling, passing, shooting, defending, and rebounding.

 

Classes are taught in a structured and organized environment, incorporating warm-ups, age-appropriate skill development, flexibility, coordination, and balance, focusing to improve the motor skills of each individual participant.

 

Our Basketball program is a perfect opportunity to develop a foundation for future development for all children interested in basketball.

 

FEES

$120 for all groups for 8 sessions + $30 uniform cost (uniform required)
Purchase individually | Jersey only $20 | Shorts only $20

 

PROGRAM LEVELS

  • Little Dribblers  | Ages 4-5
  • Beginners  | Intermediate | Advanced | Ages 6-17 
  • Teens | Ages 13-17

 

PROGRAM DATES

October | 18th, 20th, 21st, 25th, 27th, 28th
November | 1st, 3rd, 4th, 8th,10th, 11th
  • Sunday 12-1 | Little Dribblers and Beginners
  • Sunday 1-2 | Intermediate and Advanced
  • Sunday 2-3 | Teens
  • Tuesday 5-6 | Little Dribblers and Beginners
  • Tuesday 6-7 | Intermediate and Advanced
  • Wednesday 6-7 | Teens 

 

Please CLICK HERE and review the H.E.S. COVID protocol prior to your arrival at the facility. 

READY TO REGISTER FOR YOUR H.E.S. BASKETBALL PROGRAM?

CLICK HERE

Want more information about Basketball at the H.E.S. please contact Omar Kellman at 718.241.3000 ext. 140 or omar@thehes.org.

Need assistance registering? Check out our FAQ registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.

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