Social & Recreational Events

Jewish Child & Family Services offers a full calendar of events, trainings, lectures and presentations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs each month.

From education, information, and support to social opportunities and volunteering, there’s always a lot going on. Check our calendar often to see what new events have been added.

For more information, please contact the individual whose name is listed with an event on our calendar, or call 855.275.5237 (855.ASK.JCFS).

Date Event Location Contact
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

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Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Group Firefly uses a fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking(R) approach. This group, for children 8-15 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts, and discussion.  Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, social media, bullying, and perspective-taking.

Parent collaboration is emphasized. Groups are divided by age and level of functioning.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Alissa Rotblatt
773.467.3769
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

At the JCFS Glick Family Camp, parents, their children with disabilities and the whole family can enjoy a family-oriented, nature-filled camp experience – together! 

This camp offers fun for the whole family in one beautiful location within driving distance of Chicago. The weekend is filled with a variety of social, creative, recreational and supportive activities. A family camp worker is assigned to each family.

Cost: $110 per person, children under 3 are free. Fee includes 6 meals, lodging, snacks, and activities. Partial scholarships are available.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Camp Red Leaf
26710 Nippersink Rd.
Ingleside, IL 60041
United States

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Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Tammy Besser
773.765.3159
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

At the JCFS Glick Family Camp, parents, their children with disabilities and the whole family can enjoy a family-oriented, nature-filled camp experience – together! 

This camp offers fun for the whole family in one beautiful location within driving distance of Chicago. The weekend is filled with a variety of social, creative, recreational and supportive activities. A family camp worker is assigned to each family.

Cost: $110 per person, children under 3 are free. Fee includes 6 meals, lodging, snacks, and activities. Partial scholarships are available.

Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents

Camp Red Leaf
26710 Nippersink Rd.
Ingleside, IL 60041
United States

View Map
Camps & Social Recreation
Children & Adolescents
Tammy Besser
773.765.3159