2021

Winter Virtual Programming

Winter Session

January 4th - February 26th

*Inclusive Fitness & Health (IFH) will run from Feb. 15 to April 22.*

New schedule and classes!

ALL returning participants MUST register to receive access to the new Zoom links!

Monday

10-10:30 am          Music with Brooke  ZOOM

11-12 pm               Inclusive Fitness & Health (IFH)  ZOOM
2-3 pm                   Music with Andrew and Brooke  ZOOM

 

Tuesday

11-12 pm               Inclusive Fitness & Health (IFH)  ZOOM

12:30-1:30 pm       Nature Adventures with Beyond Boundaries  ZOOM
2-3 pm                    Spanish Language & Culture America and Hector  ZOOM
4-5 pm                    Check in with Kate  ZOOM

 

Wednesday

11-12 pm               Inclusive Fitness & Health (IFH) ZOOM
12:30-1:30 pm       The Bro Code with Kyle  ZOOM
2:30-3 pm              "Zoomba" with Abbie  ZOOM
4-5 pm                    Craft and Chat
 with Brie   ZOOM
 

Thursday

10-10:30 am          Music Fun with Brooke  ZOOM
2-2:45 pm               Culinary Arts with Friends  ZOOM
4-5 pm                    Inclusive Fitness & Health (IFH)  IN PERSON

 

Friday
10-11 am                Photography with Chuck  
IN PERSON 

                                               (Limited space due to COVID)

 4-5 pm                   Open Mic Karaoke   ZOOM

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Jacob's Chance is offering classes at minimal charge.

Financial assistance is always available.

$75 for a 8-week session:

  • Music with Andrew & Brooke

  • Craft and Chat with Brie

  • Inclusive Fitness & Health (IFH) - 10 week session

 

$60 for a 6-week session:

  • Nature Adventures with Beyond Boundaries

  • Photography with Chuck

Free of charge, for an 8-week session:

  • Music with Brooke

  • Spanish Language & Culture with America and Hector

  • Check in with Kate

  • The Bro Code with Kyle

  • "Zoomba" with Abbie

  • Music Fun with Brooke

  • Culinary Arts with Friends

  • Open Mic Karaoke

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Descriptions

MUSIC

Music with Brooke 

A weekly Zoom program where participants gather for music fun! We'll dance, sing, write songs, and play music games like BINGO, Name that Tune, and music trivia! Free and geared towards ages 13-30 years old.

Open Mic Karaoke

A casual weekly Zoom gathering for participants to express themselves through music, art, poetry, or dance! Come out ready to perform or simply sit back and cheer your friends on! Free to all Jacob's Chance participants, friends, and family for ages 5-30 years old

Music with Andrew and Brooke

A more structured weekly music program via Zoom where participants try out new instruments and learn about different styles of music! Geared toward teens and young adults. 

$75 per 8 week session

Music Fun with Brooke

Join Brooke on Zoom for 30 minutes of weekly music fun! This 8 week session is all about having fun with music. Participants of all abilities ages 5-12 are invited to come ready to move, sing, and dance to favorite pop tunes, Disney hits, and other fun songs! 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

ARTS 

Photography with Chuck

A 6-week IN PERSON introductory program to photography! Participants will bring whatever camera they have and learn various photography techniques. They will even take field trips to practice their skills! This class will be capped at 6 participants, and each participant will be required to wear a mask or face cover. Geared toward teens and young adults, 11-30 yrs old.  

$60 per 6 week session.

Culinary Arts with Friends 

This a weekly Zoom class where participants can practice their skills in the kitchen! Explore new recipes by joining us in the Zoom room as our instructor Chef leads us through making the recipe of the week. New recipes will be provided each week, and be on the lookout for special guest chefs! Free and open to all ages, ages 5-30 years old, but supervision is recommended while younger participants work in the kitchen.

Craft and Chat with Brie

In Craft and Chat with Brie, we will explore fun and easy crafting activities while we gab with our girlfriends.  We will be a ladies-only group, and a safe and fun space to share our hopes, dreams and general thoughts with one another.  It's a place to build a connection with our peers while making crafty masterpieces to display in our own homes or to share with others. Materials will be provided. 

$75 per 8 week session.

Spanish Language and Culture

with America and Hector

This Zoom program provides an introduction to Spanish language and culture! Free and open to all ages 5-30.

SCIENCE

"Zoomba" with Abbie 

Come together for a weekly dance workout via Zoom! Get ready to move, dance, and have fun! Free and open to all ages, 5-30 years old.

 

   

Inclusive Fitness and Health (IFH) 

The IFH program with VCU meets Monday-Thursday each week via Zoom and consists of fun and effective science-based exercise programs! All programs are tailored to each individual IFH participant and are designed to improve their general fitness and overall quality of life. Health education is also incorporated into the program via health talks. Geared towards teens and young adults.       

$75 per 10 week session.

STEM with Claire

*STEM will start back in the spring!*

An IN PERSON program where participants will complete hands-on activities, labs, and experiments exploring various science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. This class will be capped at 6 participants, and each participant will be required to wear a mask or face cover. Open to participants ages 12-30.  

$75 per 8 week session.

Nature Adventures with Beyond Boundaries

This virtual program was created to teach teens and young adults with differing abilities about nature! Beyond Boundaries' Executive Director, Shep Roeper will provide fun and engaging Zoom classes where multiple aspects of nature will be taught. The participants willI learn about birds and reptiles, adventure/camping stories, water safety, and "must-haves" when hiking and camping. This will be a hands-on program, building birdhouses and seeing animals in action with our Zoom guests!

FACEBOOK LIVE

Reading with Janai and Friends

A free, weekly Facebook Live program where our friends read some of their favorite books and stories! Janai is our host, but be on the lookout for the occasional special guest! Geared towards participants ages 5-11.

Social

Check-in with Kate

Come together via Zoom every week to chat, catch up, play games, and meet new friends! Open to all ages, ages 5-30 years old.   

The Bro Code with Kyle

The Bro Code with Kyle is a weekly group geared towards all males from ages 13- 30. Come together to discuss all things “guys”! From engaging in hands on activities, to talking about our hobbies, to sharing our interests, come hang out with Kyle and make new friends!

Contact:

Kate Mardigian, Executive Director

kmardigian@jacobschance.org

(804) 640-8109

Jacob's Chance 501c3

1385 Overbrook Road

Richmond, VA 23220

www.jacobschance.org

Contact:

Brooke Cable, Program Director

artswithjacobschance@gmail.com

Jacob's Chance is a tax deductible charitable organization that is in good standing and believes in transparency. Visit us on GuideStar for more information.