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About BJE Northbrook

Our Northbrook site offers half day options including parent-tot programs and classes for 2-5 year-olds. BJE-Northbrook is located in Temple Beth El, 3610 Dundee Rd, Northbrook.

Contact us today to see how to kickstart your child’s learning journey at BJE.

BJE Northbrook Class Programs by Age

Camp BJE

2’s: Tuesday/Thursday 9:15-11:15

3’s & 4’s: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:15-1:15

Camp BJE is a summer camp program that will challenge children to wonder, investigate and grow while having fun outdoors.

Our campers will be busy with multisensory activities using nature as their backdrop. Children splish-splash during our water play, sing songs, and dig into exciting explorations. 


New Steps Parent/Caregiver Toddler Class​

18 months by September 1, 2022


9:15 am -10:15am

This class offers the curious and eager toddler an opportunity to explore a multitude of media in a classroom specifically designed and equipped for this age group. 

The children, with the encouragement of their parent/caregiver will have the opportunity to develop problem solving and building techniques with different sized building blocks, engage in social dramatic play in our creative home corner area and develop cognitive skills using age appropriate manipulatives. Class ends together at the rug, with an upbeat rhythm and physical movement activity.

My Own Steps (Transition Class)

20-24 months 


9:00am – 11:00am

Children in the My Own Steps class are accompanied by an adult for the separation process to promote independence and group learning. When your child is ready for separation, a thoughtful and respectful plan will be implemented to help your child with this process. My Own Steps emphasizes social development and cognitive development though sensory and large motor exploration. 


More Steps Program (2's)

2 years old by September 1 

2 or 3 day/week options 

Monday/Wednesday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday 

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Children in our Two Year Old Program embrace the many skills involved in achieving independence and take gradual steps toward group living. Separation is carefully planned and implemented in an optimum manner for the individual child. The Two Year Old program emphasizes social development, sensory explorations and an introduction to all the Jewish holiday celebrations.

Three Year Old Program

3 years old by September 1 

3 or 4 days/week 

Monday/Wednesday/Friday OR Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday 

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Three Year Old Program is an in-depth, engaging, well-balanced journey, which blends social, cognitive, creative, individual and group activities. The children are exposed to and work on all the necessary skills to prepare them for educational success. Jewish holidays are explored throughout the year with an emphasis on community. 


4 years old by September 1 


9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Children in our Pre-K Program delve deeper into the exploration of themselves, their classroom community, and the larger community of which they are a part. Combined with our multi-faceted early literacy and pre-math program, our school ensures that the children are fully prepared for their future academic and Jewish journey.