ECE Enrichment Classes


At the Lisa & Thom Mandel Early Child Education Center, we offer exciting early childhood enrichment classes for our students and all children in the area! Classes and times change throughout the year to offer the best programming for your little one. Check out the full listing of programs and register online today! For more information, contact Kim Garra, ECE Director, at 330-835-0044 or call the front desk at 330-867-7850. Must be preregistered to attend. *Children will be picked up from their ECE classrooms and returned at the end of class. Guests will drop-off/pick-up at the front foor. 


Class Details


  • Classes taught by certified teachers
  • Fun Guaranteed!


Summer Cost

Price: $110

(50% off for enrolled ECE students)

Roar with the Dinosaurs!


June 13 - 17

9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Age 3) OR

1- 3 p.m. (Age 4-5)


Join us as we dig into the wonderful world of Dinosaurs. Campers will become Paleontologists as they learn about herbivores, carnivores, and every kind in between from smallest to tallest. Crafts, activities, literary experiences, and hands-on-learning make this popular Dino-themed camp popular every summer.

Let's Have a Luau


June 27 - July 1

9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Age 3) OR

1-3:30 p.m. (age 4-5)


Come to our Hawaiian Luau! This camp is all about island fun. Volcanos, Tiki masks, Hawaiian lanterns and more will be created by our island campers. Fun island snacks like fruit kabobs and "becah in a cup" will be designed by our islanders each day. In addition to the games and activites inside, there will be outside play with water toys and the week will end with a big SPLASH at our pooly party. 

Out of this World!


July 11 - 15

9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Age 3) OR

1-3 p.m. (Age 4-5)


Let's go visit the planets together...maybe in a rocket ship? A flying saucer? Join us as we enter a new galaxy and learn about planets and constellations, life in space and space travel. Space themed adventures await your little astronaut with crafts, snacks, games, science, math, literacy, and social-building skills opportunities. 

Summer with Seuss


July 18 - 22

9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Age 3) OR

1-3 p.m. (Age 4-5)


Spend a summer week with Dr. Seuss! Take a rhyming and whimsical ride through the many books written by this beloved author. Children will enjoy games and activities, learning and fun based on silly themes from Dr. Seuss books. Imaginative and unusual snacks will be created by campers along with other hands-on silly experiences that will be sure to keep everyong laughing. Oh, the Places We'll Go!

Into the Forest


July 15 - July 29

9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Age 3) OR

1-3 p.m. (Age 4-5)


Campers will be immersed in nature, sneaking through trees, pretending in fairy gardens, and exploring the plants and animals of the forest. Each day campers will hike in nature, participate in art activities inspired by nature, and build live terrariums to take home. 

Kindergarten Bootcamp


August 1 - 5

9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

1 - 3:30 p.m.

(For children entering Kindergarten only)


This week's camp is all about getting your child excited about kindergarten. Campers will participate in crafts, read books, and play games that will strengthen what they have learned in Pre-K and get them excited for what is to come this fall in kindergarten. In a fun "bootcamp" style, we will review letters, numbers, colors, and shapes in addition to sharpening our writing skills.  

  • Mandel ECE Director

    Have questions? Need information? Want to take a tour? Contact Kim Garra for more information on The Lisa and Thom Mandel Early Childhood Center at the Shaw JCC.

    330-835-0044 or email