Children 0-5

Welcome to the Eric & Sheila Samson Family
Early Childhood Learning Center




Visit our award-winning preschool

Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year starts January 8th

  • Come experience us in action
  • Tour the school
  • Interact with faculty and staff
  • Receive admissions information
  • Open Houses are for adults only

If you would like to schedule a private tour,  contact Sheila Dalva-Hornback, Director of Admissions at or call the preschool front desk at (949) 435-3404, ext. 290


So much to discover...

The Merage JCC's Aronoff Preschool includes a community of caring teachers, faculty and families, as well is excited to share with you our new outdoor art center, three expansive playgrounds, sunny state-of-the-art classrooms, and the only dedicate preschool library in Orange County.

Our preschool students enjoy weekly specialists in physical education, music and movement and can choose classes in arts, yoga, ballet, martial arts, sports, cooking and more.

In addition, Eric & Sheila Samson Family ECLC offers summer and vacation camps, Parenting Center, Center for Jewish Life, and Infant Toddler Center.

All of our families have full access to Merage JCC benefits and services including:

  • Summer camps

  • Tailored swim lessons

  • Indoor and outdoor athletic facilities

  • Fitness Center

  • Swimming pools

  • Theatre

  • Teen Center

  • Sports leagues