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JCNC Scholarship Program

posted Jun 17, 2018, 6:21 AM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra !!

We are pleased to announce the need-based Scholarship Program is now OPEN for students entering college as freshman in Fall 2018. The program is open to all JCNC member families. We encourage you to review the eligibility criteria and apply. One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to the most eligible candidate.
    • Applicant must be a JCNC member AND a US Citizen or permanent resident AND a State of California resident.
    • Applicant must graduate from an accredited high school this academic year 2017-18.
    • Applicant must enroll full-time in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited US higher education institution in the fall 2018.
    • Application Deadline is Jul 22th 2018.
    • The candidate selected for scholarship will be informed by Aug 4th 2018.
    • The completed application should be emailed to JCNC Scholarship Program Committee at - scholarships@jcnc.org
    • For your privacy protection please DO NOT respond back to the education@jcnc.org
    • Please find the application form at the link below. Please also review the documents below for complete eligibility and selection criteria. All required documents must be received by the due date as incomplete application will not be considered.

    We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for the donor family who made this program possible.

    If you have any questions, please contact JCNC Scholarship  Program Committee at: scholarships@jcnc.org

    JCNC Scholarship  Program Committee

    JCNC - Summer picnic on June 24

    posted Jun 10, 2018, 3:04 PM by JCNC Technology   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 11:48 AM ]

    Please register and donate -  https://www.123signup.com/register?id=hpqdx

    We are looking for volunteers for Picnic - June 24 2018 - please register for volunteering using Volunteer signup 

    JCNC Shaala - The Grand Graduation Day (June 10th, 2018)

    posted Jun 4, 2018, 11:01 AM by JCNC Technology

    Please see link below for suggested donation.

    JCNC - Summer picnic on June 24

    posted Jun 4, 2018, 10:49 AM by JCNC Technology

    Please register and donate -  https://www.123signup.com/register?id=hpqdx

    Sponsor's names will be displayed at the activity sponsored.

    JCNC Shaala - The Grand Graduation Day (June 10th, 2018)

    posted May 25, 2018, 11:29 AM by JCNC Technology   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 10:58 AM ]

    JCNC Shaala 
    The Grand Graduation Day 
    (June 10th, 2018)

    Pranam & Jai Jinendra!

    Dear JCNC Community Members and Parents, 

    On Sunday, June 10th 2018, we are planning to celebrate the JCNC Shala Graduation day. We will be Performing this event very religiously. 

    During this event, students will receive their year-end report card from their teachers. It is also an opportunity for Students and Parents to appreciate ("bahuman") teachers and volunteers who have helped the kids year long in their journey of acquiring knowledge of Jain dharma, Indian culture, and values. 

    We will have an elaborate ceremony, where we acknowledge not just the achievements of the students but also the role of teachers and volunteers who have worked tirelessly in imparting knowledge.  Our (Guru's) Teachers have a great influencing role in the life of the students, who lay the foundation right from early years. We are planning to do the teacher's Bahuman this year in a special way. 

    For special teacher's Bahuman, we are requesting suggested donation of $20 per kid per class. 

    Please see link below for suggested donation.

    Following is the proposed schedule for graduation day: 
    • 9:30 am to 9:45 am - Report card collection from teachers for both Jain and Language ShalaPlease note: report card distribution class rooms will be different than the regular classes. Please look for Class Room assignments on Notice Board for the location where students will collect their report cards and meet the teachers.
    • 9:45 am - Gathering in Auditorium
    • 10:00 am - 12:30 - Teachers and Volunteers' Bahuman
    • 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm - Special Lunch

    Pranaam & Jai Jinendra 
    Pdt Jayesh Khona and Mitesh Sheth
    VP & Co-VP JCNC Education.
    p.s. Details programs is coming Soon please be tuned. For any queries please email education@jcnc.org 

    [JCNC] Religious Events coming up next two weeks [05/25/2018 - 06//072018]

    posted May 25, 2018, 10:05 AM by JCNC Technology

    Jai Jinendra and Pranam,

    We are pleased to announce the following Religious Events coming up for next two weeks. Please plan to attend and take dharma laabh!

    Event # 1:

    What: Bi-weekly Bhavna led by Shree Pravinbhai Turakia & his team 

    Date: Friday, May 25th, 2018

    Time: 8:00 PM

    Sponsor: Nakaro $101 (Multiple sponsors are welcome)

    Event # 2:

    What: Monthly Musical Abhishek

    Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018

    Time: 6:45 AM to 8:00 AM

    Sponsor: Nakaro $101 (Multiple sponsors are welcome)

    Event # 3:

    What: Chaudas Pratikraman Shwetamber Deravasi tradition

    Tithi: Chaudas

    Date: Monday, May 28, 2018

    Time: 6:00 PM

    Event # 4:

    What: Pakhi Pratikraman - Sthanakvasi tradition (Gujarati)

    Tithi: Pakhi (Poonam and Amas)

    Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Time: 6:30 PM

    Event # 5:

    What: Bi-weekly Snatra Puja

    Date: Saturday, June 02, 2018

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Sponsor: Nakaro $101 (Multiple sponsors are welcome)

    Upcoming Events:

    June 8Friday  – JCNC Bi-weekly Bhavna @ 8:00PM (Nakaro - $101 )  

    June 9Saturday – JCNC Monthly Bhaktamar Paath @ 10:30AM (Nakaro - $101 )

    June 12Tuesday – Chaudas Pratikraman Swetamber Deravasi Tradition @ 6:00 PM

    June 13Wednesday – Pakhi Pratikraman Sthanakvasi Tradition @ 6:30 PM

    June 16Saturday – JCNC Bi-weekly Snatra Puja  @ 10:00AM (Nakaro - $101 )

    June 22Friday  – JCNC Bi-weekly Bhavna @ 8:00PM (Nakaro - $101 )  

    June 23Saturday – JCNC Monthly Musical Abhishek @ 6:45-8:00AM (Nakaro - $101 )  

    June 27Wednesday – Chaudas Pratikraman Swetamber Deravasi Tradition @ 6:00 PM

    June 27Wednesday – Pakhi Pratikraman Sthanakvasi Tradition @ 6:30 PM

    JCNC PVSA team - Soles4Souls Shoe Drive to help the needy

    posted May 21, 2018, 10:03 PM by JCNC Technology   [ updated May 24, 2018, 2:13 PM ]

    Jai Jinendra,

    JCNC PVSA (Presidents volunteer service award) youths are running a shoe drive to collect shoes (new or gently used shoes) for Soles4Souls organization.  The money from the sales of these shoes will help many people in poor countries eat, have shelter, and receive an education.  Soles4Souls organization helps people living in poverty gain new dignity, courage and hope

    Last day for drop-off Sunday, May 27 


    JCNC Youth Service Awards Team

    JCNC - Summer picnic on June 24

    posted May 14, 2018, 10:00 PM by JCNC Technology   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 10:47 AM ]

    Please register and donate -  https://www.123signup.com/register?id=hpqdx

    Sponsor's names will be displayed at the activity sponsored.

    Mission Peak hike this Saturday 5/12/18 - Register

    posted May 9, 2018, 12:02 PM by JCNC Technology

    Jai Jinendra and Pranam,

    Cultural team would like to invite you for Mission Peak Hike with JCNC on May 12 2018, 6:30 AM, followed by brunch at Prem and Sandhya Jain’s home.

    Please RSVP here for brunch (one per family) - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jdMLI0tyyFYgItxZck4KU4lSqvYJ4Wdxd9eQ1c53D-8/edit?usp=sharing

    Check-In Time:  6:30 AM to 7:00 AM on Saturday May 12, 2018

    Brunch Time – 10:00 AM till noon

    Things to remember:

    • Bring an adequate supply of water for the hike

    • Wear sturdy hiking or tennis shoes (no sandals, flip-flops)

    • Bring Sunblock, Cap, hat, sunglasses

    • Wear clothing with layers and/or light jacket or sweatshirt

    This hike will be on loose gravel, dirt trail and slopes may be strenuous for some. JCNC and JCNC EC members/volunteers are not responsible for any loss of items or any injury while hiking. By participating in this event you waive JCNC of any and all liability.

    Address and Parking:

    Address: Mission Peak Park, East end of Stanford Avenue, off Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA

    Parking: Parking on Stanford Avenue and other surrounding streets is very limited. We highly recommend car-pooling.

    Brunch: After the hike stop by and have brunch at Mrs. Sandhya and Mr. Prem Jains' home, which is very close to Mission Peak – Stanford Avenue entrance.

    Address (for Brunch): 45269 Rutherford Terrace, Fremont, CA 94530.

    We want to thank Jain Family wholeheartedly for sponsoring this event.

    Please reach out to JCNC cultural in case you have any questions cultural@jcnc.org

    Information, announcements, guidelines for the Shala Day Camp and Sleepover

    posted Apr 27, 2018, 10:15 PM by JCNC Technology

    Dear Parents,

    You are receiving this email as you have signed up for the Shala Day Camp and Sleepover.  Please find below information, announcements, guidelines.

    Thanks to some awesome volunteers we have an excellent line up of activities (see Table below).

    Please  plan to be at Derasar at 9.30 AM for registration and breakfast. Activities will start at 10.00 AM. 

    The kids will be assigned their respective groups and given a badge and a wristband.

    During registration you will need to select if you are attending Day Camp or Both Day Camp and Sleep over.

    You will receive a separate email for volunteer sign up. Please fill up the slots/areas you can volunteer in.

    Looking forward to seeing all our kids on Saturday for lots of fun filled activities in area of Dharma and Science.


    Time Slot Senior Kids (2nd grade and above) Junior Kids (1st grade and Below)
    9.30 AM - 10.00 AM Breakfast and Checkin
    10.00 - 10.30  Darshan
    10.30 - 11.15 AM Robotics (Auditorium)
    11.15 - 12.00 AM Drone Demonstration: Typhoon 6 Yuneec Drone
    12.00 - 1.00 Lunch
    1.00 - 2.15 Bristle Bot (K and above) Bristle Bot (K and above)
    2.15 - 3.00 Environmentalism and Aprigraha (Aud)
    3.00 to 4.00 PM (Open Snack) Open Snack
    3.00 PM - 6.15 PM Station Activity
    Station 1 Chemistry Lab (PH Strips, Paper Chromatography)  
    Station 2 Creative Kaliedoscope  
    Station 3 Sky is the Limit (Create a Tall Tower)  
    Station 4 Propeller Racer: Green Science  
    Station 5   Pinewood Derby Car
    Station 6   Static Magic
    Station 7   Polymer Powerball
    Station 8   Games - (basketball, darts)
    Station 9 Jain Artwork - Demo of Ashtaprakari Puja
    6.30 - 7.30 PM Dinner
    7.15 PM - 8.00 PM Little Einsteins Presentation
    8.00 PM -9.30 Bhavana, Arti
    9.30 - 10.00 Bedtime Routine & Bedtime Stories
    10.00 PM - 7.00 AM Sleep
    7.00 - 7.30 AM Wake Up and Freshen Up
    7.30 - 8.00 Darshan
    8.00 - 8.30 AM Yoga
    8.30 - 9.00 AM Breakfast
    9.00 AM - 9.30 AM Check out.


    We are looking forward to the Shala Day Camp/Sleepover Event this weekend. Just a few reminders/suggestions are noted below.




    Saturday March 28th  Breakfast & Kids Check in 9.30 AM to 10.00 AM.

    10.00 AM activities start.

    Day Camp Kids Check Out: Saturday March 28th, 7.00 PM.

    Sleep Over Kids Check Out: Sunday March 29th, 10.00 AM.




    ·       Day Camp event is open for all kids. Sleepover is for 1st Graders and above.

    ·       Grade 1 students must have at least one parent attending with them and Parent should stay over for sleep over if attending.

    ·       If the child is under medication, one parent must stay for the sleepover.

    ·       All students attending sleepover must follow Jain Bhawan Rules:

    ·       ​Food will not be served ​after sunset.

    ·       ​After checking in, children will not be able to leave the premises unless authorized to d​o so and your child is checked out.​​

    ·       JCNC is not responsible for any loss of item or any injury while attending this event.

    ·       All participants must follow the directions of the coordinators. IF RULES ARE NOT FOLLOWED, THEN JCNC SHALA MAY CALL PARENTS TO PICK UP THEIR CHILDREN AT DISCRETION OF ​​COORDINATOR (s)


    What to Bring (suggestions only): 

    ·       Sleeping bag, pillow, blanket, tooth brush and other toiletries, pajamas, Yoga mat, extra snack/drink (appropriate to bring to JCNC) etc Senior Shala kids should bring extra pair of fresh clothes, towel to freshen up for Shala on Sunday. 


    Program Details:




    Thanks to our talented volunteers the following activities have been confirmed and more being planned. Kids will have plenty to choose from for a great experience:


    Parents, During Day Camp ….please encourage your kids to participate in Little Einstein’s Show and Tell - bring their science project to Day Camp and plan for a 2 -3 minute presentation on stage. (Details Below).

    Email education@jcnc.org if your Little Einstein is going to participate, name and short detail (2 -3 sentences) of project that will be presented.



    Theme: Dharma & Science.



    When: Saturday April 28th 10.00 AM to Sunday April 29th 10.00 AM.


    Day Camp: Saturday April 28th 9.30 AM to 7.00 PM.

    Sleepover: Saturday March 28th, 10.00 AM to Sunday March 29th, 10.00 AM.



    If you have not done already, Please register at 123Signup, Link Provided Below. During registration, Please select 'Add guest’ to enter your kids name, payment can be done with Credit Card or Check.




    Following Activities are Confirmed:


    Little Einstein’s Show and Tell:

    All our Little Einstein’s are invited to bring a hands on science project/display that they may have done at school, other events, science Olympiads etc. The project needs to be a hands on project, object, device, and they will come on stage and present to the group for 2-3 minutes on how they created their project and what they learnt from it.


    ·       Drone Demonstration.

    ·       Bristlebot Robot: Kids will build a miniature robot and learn about mechanics, and building. If needed younger kids will be partnered with older kids to help in the building of the robots.

    ·       Car Kits: Kids will build different types of cars for example, Pinewood Derby Car, and battery operated Propeller cars, depending on age group and skill level. Kids will learn mechanics and race cars.

    ·       Chemistry Lab: Hands on experiments with materials such as PH strips, paper chromatography.

    ·       Towers: In this hands on activity kids will be challenged to build a tall tower using challenging construction materials. Tallest tower wins!!.

    ·       Art & Crafts: Various hands on art and craft activities where kids will build different items such as Kaledioscope, molding using polymer balls etc. (activities depending on age group).

    ·       Environmentalism and Aprigraha: An interactive presentation based on Jain principles, philosophy, and our role in environmentalism.

    ·       Darshan, Pooja, Short Jain Stories.

    ·       Bhavana

    ·       Yoga



    Day Camp: is for All Kids. Day camp activities will conclude at 5.00 PM for Kids younger than 1st Grade. Parents will need to pick up kids no later than 7.00 PM.

    Kids will enjoy Yummy, Lunch, Afternoon Snack and Dinner.


    Sleep Over: Sleep over is for Kids Grade 1 and older. One parent for Grade 1 kid will need to stay with kid for sleep over and also help out and volunteer/chaperone. Sleepover kids will stay at temple beyond 5.00 PM and will participate in other activities.

    For Shala Sleepover, kids need to bring notebook, pen/pencils pillow, blanket, sleeping bag, towel, personal toiletries items. Please label all items with kids names.


    In addition to the Day camp meals, Kids will enjoy breakfast on next day.


    Registration fees are same for Day Camp/Sleep Over. $15 for members, $18 for Non-Members.


    We are looking for sponsors for Lunch, Dinner, Afternoon Snack and Breakfast. Suggested donation $251.


    Events subject to change depending upon resource availability.


    Looking forward to an exciting and fun filled event!!

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