5K Run/Walk, and 25 Meter Kids Dash!
  • Registration fee includes race and post-race “BRUNCH AND BOND”
  • Medals awarded for various age groups, male and female.

Vendor and Sponsorship opportunities available.

Register Early and Save:
  • $25 – Super Early Bird Registration (through 4/5)
  • $30 – Early Bird Registration (April 6-May 5)
  • $35 – Registration (May 6-day of event)
  • $15 – Kids Dash



Raise Money for a Cause…Benefiting JCC Special Needs Programs for Children and Adults. Providing social and recreational opportunities to promote independence and involvement in the community.

In the United States, 48.9 people have some form of disability that makes them struggle with life’s daily activities. In New Jersey 405,800 of the 5,241,300 working age individuals reported at least 1 disability. Our JCC programs are an integral part of our JCC community and with your support you will be contributing to their ongoing programming, development and maintenance of these life-skills. We believe that we can, and must, ensure that each individual enjoys a life of sustained success and confidence!

Your donations and fundraising provide:

  • A Brand New ADA Approved Splash Pad
  • One to One Support Staff for JCC Camp Ruach and Throughout the Year.
  • Specialized Staff
  • Supplies and Equipment to Facilitate Learning and Promote Independence.
  • Trips into the Community allowing the Participatns to Test out their skills in Real Life Situations.
  • Subsidized Programs for Sunday Respite throughout the Year.

JCC Superhero & Princess 5K and Kids 25 meter Dash. Followed by Brunch & Bond. An opportunity to experience our JCC Special Needs Adults in action, bond with your JCC community and enjoy brunch and games for adults and children.

This fundraising initiative has been created and led by a committee of Teens and Adults at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC.

Israeli Family Game Day

Sunday, June 9 – 1:00 PM

The JCC Swim Club

Free to All!

Come to play some quintessential Israeli games, fun for both children elementary age and older, and adults too! You’ll be surprised to learn which games you may already know which have Israeli origins, and you’re sure to learn some fun new ones too.

Shavuot Ice Cream Party

Thursday, June 6 – 3:00 PM

Free to All!

Hear a PJ Library story about Shavuot while enjoying a sweet treat!

Family Delaware Rafting Trip

Sunday, July 21

Details Coming Soon!

Enjoy a fun day with the family and your extended Camp Ruach community while floating down the Delaware River! We’ll coordinate the logistics and the transportation, you just need to show up!

Ben Butler Family Camp Out

Friday, August 9

Join us for our first JCC Camp Ruach Camp Out, held in memory of Ben Butler; a Camp Ruach camper alumni. Families will enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner outside, sing songs around the bonfire, roast marshmallows and play games. All funds collected will be put towards the Benjamin M. Butler Memorial Camp Scholarship Fund to help ensure all families have access to a meaningful and impactful camp experience. More details to come!

Please consider donating an additional $18 per family in support of the Benjamin M. Butler Memorial Camp Scholarship, which ensures all families have a meaningful and impactful camp experience.

Community Theater Fall Show

Community Theatre for Teens and Adults

Adult Fall Show – December 7

  • Try-outs: August 19-20
  • Monday Nights ∙ 7:00 – 9:30 PM
  • Practices: September 9 – November 11
  • Tech Week: 12/2, 12/3, & 12/5
  • Age: 18 and Older

Fee: $250 Per Person

As Shakespeare said, “All the world’s a stage” – step on up and play your part! If you are an experienced actor/actress or don’t have any theatre experience but have always wanted to know what it’s like to perform on stage, now’s your chance! Come try-out this fall with our new Community Theater group for the JCC’s first-ever adult production. Coming Soon!