Silver Spring Learning Center and Leo Bernstein Jewish Academy of Fine Arts

It's nice to meet you! We are so glad that you are here.

Silver Spring Learning Center and Silver Spring Jewish Center pride ourselves on being the hub of Jewish Life and Learning in Silver Spring, Kemp Mill, and surrounding areas. 

Please explore this page to learn more about our programs and about our current offerings. Click the button below to be taken directly to our Synagogue's page for upcoming events, contact information, and community resources.

child sitting in front of table with white animal toy and containers of paints

Please register your child for our 2022-2023 school year! Click the link below to begin registration.

Register for the 2022-2023 School Year

Be sure to check the "Forms and Registration" page to complete any additional medical and registration forms.

Camp Gan Ahava

Our Summer Day Camp IS open for registration!

Camp Gan Ahava has programs available for children 2-12 years old. 

Early care, half-day, full-day, and extended care slots are available for you to reserve!

For children ages
2-7, please click on the link below to register your child for Camp Gan Ahava this summer!

For children ages 8-12, please email [email protected] for registration information.

Camp Enrollment

At Silver Spring Learning Center we strive to provide the best Jewish Early Childhood Education for your children. We offer programming for toddlers and children ages 2 to 7 years old. Hebrew immersion is available for all ages.

At the Leo Bernstein Jewish Academy of Fine Arts (JAFA), we provide a rich Judaic curriculum and a warm and nurturing school environment. Our students enjoy frequent fieldtrips in the community and explore Jewish life, ritual, and love of Israel through STEAM. This program is available for Kindergarten, Kindergarten Enrichment, and First through Third Grade.

Please visit our Facebook page with the button below for more information about current programming. 
For those with any questions or to apply, please call us at (301) 649-1373.


Our latest and best photos

We love to take pictures and show them to the world. Your child's teacher will upload photos from class and outdoor time throughout the week on the class's shared Google Drive folder. 

Cookie Monster Class Celebrates President's Day

Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah Crafts from the Owls!

Autumnal Art

Tu B'Shevat

Lag Ba'omer Arts & Crafts 

SSLC/JAFA Calendar

Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

SSLC seeks to foster a school culture where every voice is welcome, heard, and respected. As such, we are passionately committed to ensuring that all employees and school community members feel equally valued regardless of: age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical conditions, cultural background or country of origin.


Sign up to our newsletter and stay up to date


Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.