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If you like connecting, creating or competing with other teens from around the region, the country and the globe, then you will love the JCC Maccabi experiences. 

Athletes as young as nine years old can get a taste of the Olympic-style games by participating in our one day Mini and Junior Maccabi games held at JCCs across the Mid-Atlantic region.

By the time you reach age 13 you are ready for the big time! The JCC Maccabi Games® and the JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® have provided life-long memories for thousands of teens over the years and now it’s your turn to experience this five-day whirlwind of sports, creativity, socializing and social action, while forming friendships with teens from across the continent and beyond.


Mini & Jr
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Sunday, May 3, 2020 | Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, NJ

Ages 9-12 

The Mid-Atlantic Mini & Junior Maccabi Games is a one day tournament for Jewish athletes who are 9-12. Close to 100 athletes from 20 JCCs across the Mid-Atlantic compete. The games help prepare the athletes for the JCC Maccabi Games. Mini Maccabi is for ages 9-10 and Jr. Maccabi is for ages 11-12.

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest
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August 2–7, 2020 | San Diego, CA
Ages 13-17
Be a part of something big and meet creative peers from around the world in this transformational five-day summer arts experience for Jewish teens. Held in a different community each year, the JCC Maccabi ArtsFest includes workshops with artists in residence, performances, exhibits, community service, and social activities. 

JCC Maccabi Games
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August 2-7, 2020 | San Diego, CA
August 9–14, 2020 | Westchester, NY (Pace University)
Ages 13-16
The JCC Maccabi Games® have been offering a life-and personality-shaping experience to Jewish teenagers since 1982. Now you can be one of the 6,000 teens from around the world to participate in this five-day Olympic-style sporting event held each summer in several North American cities. Beyond the athletic competition, the Games promote community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish.