April 19 2017













Camp Helping Hands – Where Kids Make a Difference


July 10th-August 4th


Camp Helping Hands (CHH) began as a summer camp project and has become Southern California’s premier service-learning summer camp for young children. The goal behind every CHH program is to get young children involved in their community by way of service-learning. Through service projects and field trips, Camp Helping Hands leaves participants with a positive and lasting impression by having them work together to help make a difference in their community where it is needed most.







Today in History



Look Alike Day


National High Five Day


Volunteer Recognition Day






Bizzy Girls Tween Entrepreneur Camp (ages 6-12)


Bizzy Girls helps girls gain confidence, learn skills and start their first business. Girls create their own products, write mini biz plans, write ads, learn about cost/profit and create a pop up store for friends and family at the end of camp to sell their products. Girls go home from camp with their earnings. Bizzy Girls is all about empowering tweens and helping them see their visions come true. Camps and run one week, Mon.-Fri. and fill up quickly.









Two-Time Cancer Survivor’s Advice: Hold on to Hope







Summer Computer Camps for Kids and Teens – Held at Top Universities


iD Tech summer camps immerse students in a STEM learning experience unlike any other. Choose from courses in game design, web design, coding, programming in Java and C++, Minecraft modding, filmmaking, robotics, photography, and more. With 8 students maximum per instructor, they customize the curriculum around you. You’ll build real-world skills, make new friends, and discover how your talents and passions can lead to a future career. Held at top campuses like UCLA, UCI, Stanford, and Caltech. My boys LOVE this camp!







Leonardo School Information Session


Tuesday, April 25th from 6-8pm at the Boys & Girls Club of Venice


Come learn about Leonardo School, a new, next- generation school for students in grades 6-12 opening in West LA. At Leonardo, students are guided to see the world for themselves so that they can use their knowledge and skills to be the change they want to see in the world. Students engage in genuine, deep, meaningful and lasting learning through purposeful projects, learning to be responsible citizens through practicing real-world skills throughout Los Angeles and in Panama!







New chore app that teaches kids financial responsibility


Homey teaches kids the value of work and basic financial skills in real life on one side and on the other side makes consistent paying out of allowance easier for parents. Available on iOS and Android, Homey allows parent to assign chores and safely transfer allowance and chore money directly to kids’ savings accounts to promote long term saving and financial responsibility. Extended free trial available for all that email feedback@homeyapp.net saying they came from Jen’s list!







Valley Kids Consignment Opens Soon


It’s not too late to consider selling your items. You can make up to 75% on sold items. OR If you would like to come shop the great bargains, come by anytime May 10th-June 18th from 11am-6pm. Hours do vary – Open late many days – until 9pm. Visit www.Valleykidsconsignment.com for up to date info. This is also a great fundraiser for schools too. Email Valleykidsconsignmentsale@gmail.com with any questions. A lot of hard work goes into these sales. Support small business owners and help our community by shopping and/or recycling your outgrown children’s items. They sell all items from Newborn-Teens. Many items after the sale are donated to a local children’s charity too! It’s a win win situation. 


18425 Nordhoff Street at Reseda Blvd in Northridge






Restless in LA: A Novel by Robin Finn


Alexandra Hoffman thinks she has it all together. She lives with her work-obsessed husband Jason and their three challenging children in upscale LA. She never meant to “friend” her old boyfriend, Matt Daniels. She hasn’t seen him in 20 yrs. But as Alex’s fortieth birthday approaches, she finds herself re-connecting with Matt online-and re-reading her college journal, which details their intense connection and unresolved ending. Lonely and alienated, Alex’s flirtation quickly moves from on-line to real-world. When she meets Matt for dinner, the attraction is undeniable. Alex must confront her past and find the courage to face her future, even if it means risking everything







Some People aren’t Meant to Be in our Lives Forever







Camp Gan Israel


July 10th-August 4th


Looking for a loving and safe camp that has been around 12 years? High quality counselors and good times, low cost-drama, challah baking, hikes, art, sports, baking, spirituality & more! Camarillo Mini: Age 2-4, Older Girls Age 5-10, Older Boys Age 5-8, CIT Program Girls – Age 11-13, Pioneer Boys – Age 9-11. Limited Scholarships Available ~ Sponsorship Opportunities   A Joint Project of Chabad of Camarillo & Chabad of Oxnard. Contact:


Mini Gan Izzy: Leah Lang – 805-982-0831 or leahlang@ChabadCamarillo.com


Older Division: Racheli Muchnik – 805-236-4353 or Racheli@ChabadofOxnard.com


2222 Ventura Blvd. in Camarillo 93010






Lopez Educational Group Presents: A How-to Guide & Insider Tips for the College Application and Selection Process


May 16th from 7-9pm at The City of Calabasas Founders Hall


Topics Include: Building a Sensible (yet ambitious) College List, ACT/SAT/Subject Tests, Campus Visits/Interviews, Summer Before Senior Year, Approach to Personal Essays, Approach to Supplemental Essays, Finding Scholarships & more. The event is open to rising 11th and 12th graders and their parents. Fees are $165 per household (up to two parents may attend). Reserve space by emailing lopezeducationalgroup@gmail.com.






KidGuard.com – Help keep your children safe online


Track text messages, gps, phone logs, and more to keep your loved ones safe. Get Started For Free.







Is your home in a constant state of clutter?


No Wire Hangers is a green home organizing business that emphasizes living a more ecologically minded lifestyle. They will help you declutter your home while being environmentally responsible. The benefits of being organized are limitless; from saving time to saving money. So set up a consultation and Get Organized!









Mobile Notary Service


She provides mobile notary service seven days a week with flexible hours. She is able to notarize various types of documents from Deeds of Trusts, Power of Attorneys, permission to travel forms, etc. She will come to your home, office, hospital, assisted living care, or meeting place of your convenience. She has been in business for twelve years. Call or text for an appointment at 818-357-0208.







Group Camp: Tool Box Training


June 12th-June 16th from 9am-2:30pm


Join this week of fun-filled activity and adventure. Girl Group Summer Camp will carry on with their mission to provide concrete tools for being in the world. The teen mentors and special guests will help explore themes including mindfulness, creativity, friendship and self confidence. Each day will include action based activities as well as crafts, writing and group discussion.







A Tutor With Great Success Record In Conejo Valley


Sandie Allen has been in the education industry for 25+ years. Tutoring students in grades K – 12 has been her passion. Her expertise from the basics to advanced classes such as Algebra 1/2,Geometry, & writing Essays helps her ‘trouble-shoot’ the student’s issue(s) quickly, making the learning process less frustrating. Her problem solving and writing techniques are unique so students feel prepared after even just one session! College Apps/SAT/ACT/ISEE/CAHSEE. Oak Park and surrounding areas. Email starspot2@yahoo.com.






Cardio Kids class is the perfect place to engage in fun and engaging physical exercise for kids for kids 7-14 yrs old


Every Wed. from 6-7pm at My Gym


It’s a GREAT class. ALL my boys LOVE it! The program combines cardiovascular conditioning, strength & endurance, and stability exercises so children of all abilities will benefit from the class! Just like a cardio workout for adults, this class aims to keep kids moving so they keep their heart rate up. Inspired by circuit training, fun activities like freestyle dancing, tumbling, trampolines, jumping, and hula hoops are combined into a complete workout that improves endurance & gross motor skills. 1st class is FREE – http://www.mygym.com/woodlandhills/schedules. See you there!


22027-B Vanowen St. in Woodland Hills, 91303






Get healthy fruits and veggies in yummy gummies! Kids love them


Imagine getting a variety of 20 different fruits and vegetables into your child’s tummy every day! Sounds great? Juice Plus Gummies are delicious AND Non GMO, pesticide and chemical free, gluten free and vegan! There are Capsules for adults too. Help boost your child’s immunity and health with these amazing gummies, made from whole fruit and vegetables – grown from local farms. The product has been around 30 years – proven benefits and results. Learn all about it and order at http://evie.juiceplus.com/us/en.






Why Fewer Toys Will Benefit Your Kids







Hebrew & Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tutor


Inspire your child to be excited about Hebrew and look forward to his/her Bar/Bat Mitzvah.


* Experienced, patient and dynamic teachers


* Teach all levels


* Affordable Rates


* Group discounts provided


* Will travel


* Trained to teach special needs children too


Free first lesson when you mention Jen’s List Ad! Contact Hannah at 818-880-5545 or alchadeff@gmail.com.