Music School

The Music School offers children (ages 9+) and adults with special needs the opportunity to enjoy private music classes with a professionally trained and experienced music teacher. Lessons can be given on a variety of instruments and are currently being given on the keyboard, drums, clarinet and baritone horn. The Music School is entering its second year and has been expanded to offer more students the opportunity to enjoy private music lessons at a subsidized rate.

Classes are 30 minutes long, and take place on Monday & Wednesday afternoons between 4 PM and 7:30 PM. Demand is high, and space is limited, so sign up soon to secure your spot!

Fee: Classes are subsidized, and are offered to our students at the reduced rate of $15 per session.

Contact Talia Sclair, at 516- 569 6733 Ext 215 or at

Expected start date: October 10th

This program is made possible through the generous support of UJA Federation.


Camp for Children with Special Needs
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Camp Friendship provides quality care and fun utilizing the resources of the JCC and North Woodmere Park, weather permitting.

The JCC provides a safe environment for our sports, swimming, arts, drama and music curriculum. Your child will be able to participate in summer events and enjoy group activities with peers.

This is a 4 week program from 12:00pm-4:00pm daily.

Lunch is included.

For additional information, please call 516-569-6733.

Camp Friendship is funded by the JE and ZB Butler Foundation.


Inclusive weekend respite program for children with special needs and their siblings
The Gural JCC’s new community-based, inclusive respite program will provide ongoing, monthly support to children, parents and caregivers. For 2.5 hours, one Sunday a month, this weekend respite program will create an all-inclusive, nurturing, and fun camp-like atmosphere for community youth, specifically tailored to support the unique needs of all children, with or without a disability. This program will offer children the opportunity to take part in social, recreational, and learning based activities such as music, dancing, and exercise classes, expressive art therapy workshops and sensory friendly activities, sibling support groups, homework help and more!

Monthly, beginning Sunday, September 2nd
4:00 – 6:30pm
Fee: $5.00 per child
Dinner will be served

For more information, please contact Yael Schochat at 516-569-6733 ext. 213 or at

This program is made possible through the Breaking Barriers Grant Initiative, sponsored by the Jewish Funders Network and the Genesis Prize Foundation.