The JCC offers a variety of opportunities for Teens to come together to socialize, learn, participate in recreational programs including basketball, tennis, swimming, and more - all in a safe and fun environment that they can call their own! 

For more information, contact Elie Allen at 210-302-6869.

The JCC's Youth Lounge, equipped specifically with teens in mind, is your place to hang with other teens away from parents and younger siblings. Located on the Upper Level of the J, the Youth Lounge is open M-F from 3:30-6pm. Available activities include Foosball and Ping Pong tables, a Wii console, a Xbox 360, a Xbox One, a computer lab, and four flat screen TVs. There is also ample space to work on homework and hang out with your JCC friends. 

BBYO is the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement aimed to bring Jewish teens (8th-12th) of all observance levels together to make meaningful connections, grow their Jewish pride, and develop leadership and organizational skills. BBYO members have access to BBYO On Demand, a network of digital experiences that teens all over the world can enjoy from their home. BBYO On Demand provides teens with opportunities to connect with each other for watching parties, debates, discussions, exclusive conversations with influencers and so much more!

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We are excited to announce a partnership with Lost Tribe Esports. Join other JCC teens for esports competitions and a 24-7 monitored gaming hub, all powered by Lost Tribe Esports.

Upcoming Tournaments:

NBA 2K20 (XB1) | Wednesday, September 30 | 7 PM ET

GIRLS ONLY! GamePigeon – 8-Ball | Thursday, October 1  | 7 PM ET

Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo Switch) | Sunday, October 4 |  3 PM ET

Brawlhalla | Monday, October 5 |  7 PM ET

NBA 2K20 (XB1) | Sunday, October 11  |  3  PM ET

 Game Pigeon CROWD CHOICE! | Monday, October 12  |  7 PM ET

FORTNITE – Duos | Sunday, October 18  |  3  PM ET

Madden 21 (XB1) | Wednesday, October 21  | 7  PM ET

Rocket League (Duos) | Sunday, October 25  | 3  PM ET

NBA 2K21 (XB1) | Monday, October 26  | 7  PM ET

maccabi The JCC Maccabi Games® is open to Jewish teens ages 13-16 as of July 31 during the Games year. Participants take part in a week-long experience, during which they have the opportunity to meet other Jewish teens from around the country and world.

If you are in grades 5 through 12 and you have a flair for the dramatic, love to be center stage, or yearn for the lights of Broadway, the JCC's STARZ Youth Performance Troupe is perfect for you!

Want to spend your summer break learning valuable leadership skills that could eventually land you a job as a JCC Summer J-Camp Counselor? If you are interested in becoming a Counselor in Training (CIT), contact Elie Allen at 210-302-6869. Learn more information about becoming a CIT here!