Teens, Grades 6-12

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! 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.


BBYO San Antonio
BBYO offers Jewish high school students the opportunity to build leadership skills, develop social connections, and camaraderie. There are local chapters for both high school boys and girls.  
JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® 
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're interested in earning community service hours, J-Serve is for you! Join other Jewish teens in grades 7-12 as they spend one day working to improve the San Antonio community, all while hanging out and building relationships. 
STARZ Youth Performance Troupe
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!
Youth Sports Leagues 
The JCC offers teens opportunities to stay active, compete, and hang out with friends with  Sports Leagues, including basketball, tennis, and more!  
Summer J-Camp CIT
Are you a teen entering grades 9 or 10 in the fall 2017? Want to spend the summer 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 Devin Billstein at 210-302-6869, or visit the CIT page for more info.