A constellation of classes and camps focusing on music, movement and mindfulness, JAM was founded in 2001 by Charity Kahn, mother, musician, composer, author, and recording artist as a vehicle for bringing the joy of music and movement to children and their families.
Sign up for one of these terrific classes:
- JAMboodas Music & Movement (0 to 4)
Spring Session: Seven week session beginning April 3; choose Wednesdays at 9:45am or Thursdays at 9:45am; $185/$145 new/returning families (JAMband CD pack included for new families).
- JAMboodas Extreme (4 to 5)
- Daylong JAMcamps (4 to 9)
JAMcamp is a super-fun and enriched opportunity to dive deep into the world of aware-winning family musicians Charity and the JAMband, via singing, dancing, creative drama, songwriting, art creation, crafting, gardening, mindfulness and playing for kids in grades K–4. Camps end with a one-of-a-kind performance for families at the end of the week.
2013 Fall School Break JAMcamp Sessions:
Dates: October 26 (Saturday Camp), November 11 (Veteran's Day), November 27 (Day before Thanksgiving Break)
Times: October 26: 9am–2pm; November 11, 27: 9am–4pm
Cost: October 26: $60 per day for first child, $50 per day per sibling (pancake brunch included, no lunch needed); November 11, 27: $80 per day for first child, $65 per day per sibling (snack included, lunch not included).
2013–2014 Winter School Break JAMcamp Sessions:
Dates: December 23, January 20 (MLK Day), February 17 (President's Day)
Ages: 5 to 9 (a few 4 year olds are welcome, too)
Cost: $80 per day for first child, $65 per day per sibling; (snack included, lunch not included) Partial day camps also offered: $60 per day for first child, $50 per sibling.
2013 Week-long Summer Sessions:
Dates: June 10–June 14, June 24–June 28, July 8–July 12, July 22–July 26 ((
Ages: 5 to 9 (Ages 4 and 10 considered on a case-by-case basis)
Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays, 9am–4pm
Cost: $385 per week; multiple-week and sibling discounts available
Charity throws a super fun party! Get a taste of the JAM experience plus party games, favors, CDs of quality music, and food (optional). Parties are available for kids ages 1 to 8. Call for other dates and times available. Drop-off is available for kids ages 5 and up. The basic party package is $330 for a maximum of 50 people and includes CD party favors for 10 kids.
Come to a Charity and the JAMband family concert prepared for a happy, healthy, engaging, child-centric yet parent-friendly mini-festival for families! These events are a rocking celebration of coming together as one big family, united by song, dance and love. The band is renowned for its funky and unforgettable grooves, stick-in-your-head melodies, and lyrics that talk up to kids. And all of our songs have accompanying choreography, so the mosh pit is always grooving.
Classes: $200–$240 per 12-week session; extended care available; sibling discounts available