Junior Maccabi

Are you 8-12 years old? Have you ever led a parade?

If you’re not quite old enough to compete in the JCC Maccabi Games, Junior Maccabi is for you!

  • Lead a visiting delegation in the athlete’s parade at Opening Ceremonies
  • Build friendships with future Albany/Schenectady delegation teammates
  • Play, swim and party with your Junior Maccabi Friends

You’ll also get a JCC Maccabi Games shirt and pins!

If you are 8-12, you can:

  • Attend all the fun social events scheduled through the spring and summer and the list is here
  • Walk in opening ceremonies on Sunday, August 6 at the Times Union Center
  • Admission to all the sports competitions during the week of the Maccabi Games 

If you are 10, 11 or 12, you can also:

  • Compete in the Junior Maccabi Games in Hartford, CT on May 21 in boys basketball, girls basketball, boys soccer, girls soccer, swimming or tennis
  • Train with teammates and coaches prior to the Hartford Games 

If you are 12, you can still participate in the Maccabi Games hosted by the Capital Region here in August 6-11.


To register for Junior Maccabi, complete the registration form here

If you want to learn more about Junior Maccabi, there will be open house presentations all over the Capital Region. Please look for an open house here.


Any questions? Contact Josh Wagner, (518) 377-8803 or JoshW@SchenectadyJCC.org


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