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Julian Krinsky USTA MIddle States Hall of Fame Induction

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Nov 17, 2017 9:28:36 AM

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Over the last 40 years, Julian has turned his passion of playing tennis into a successful business with a mission of helping kids learn, grow and succeed. The ability to create life-changing experiences and inspire the leaders of tomorrow is what has driven Julian from the very beginning, and continues to motivate JKCP todayOn October 19, Julian was inducted into the USTA Middle States Hall of Fame, an event that takes place every two years. The USTA Middle States Hall of Fame supports junior tennis programs and activities as well as furthering tennis education objectives in the Middle States. The purpose is to recognize individuals who have made significant achievements and contributions to the sport of tennis. Huffington Post wrote a great article acknowledging this years inductee's, which quoted Hall of Fame Chair Lance Lee saying, "This class has accomplished some truly amazing feats in our tennis community. All four of these individuals have made a substantial impact on our sport and on the USTA community as a whole. They're a truly deserving group."

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Topics: Tennis Camp, JKCP News & Updates, Trending Topics

Adventures of the Black Squirrel: From Haverford College and Beyond

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Oct 31, 2017 2:24:57 PM

 

Hey Everyone!

For those of you who don’t know me, I am Haverford College’s (unofficial) mascot – the Black Squirrel. The College has always been known as the Fords. However, in the 1980’s I came into the picture when the baseball team noticed a bunch of my ancestors on campus and saw us to be a great representation of what their team and college stands for – unique, energetic and hard working individuals.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, JKCP News & Updates, Middle School Summer Programs, For Parents

Exciting Changes Being Made to Xploration for Middle School Students

Posted by Kara Goldenhorn on Oct 31, 2017 1:38:45 PM

Imagine a hands-on, interactive summer experience with no boundaries or borders. A place where you get to use your imagination, creativity, knowledge and skills to explore topics you love. After listening to your feedback, we have worked hard to create the new Xploration program at Haverford College, and are extremely excited to be introducing the newest addition to the program, the Collaboration Lab. Here's how it works.

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Topics: Life at JKCP, Middle School Summer Programs, For Parents

4 Things Your Teen Can Do NOW to Help Them On Campus LATER

Posted by Steve Robertson on Oct 19, 2017 8:03:00 AM

Imagine you’re a goldfish in a 10-gallon tank. You’re the master of all you survey, from the waving greenery to the faux ancient ruins. One day, you’re moved to an 80-gallon tank with far more room to swim and lots of new fish species and decorations. How would you feel?

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, For Parents

Guide to Getting Ready for Summer: June

Posted by Brett Goldenhorn on May 30, 2017 9:08:24 AM

Summer is here!

Can you believe it's already June? It feels like just yesterday when we were sharing our advice for choosing the perfect summer program before December ended. Now, summer is here and you are busy packing your child's bag for their favorite four-letter word... CAMP! 

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Topics: Guides to Summer

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