Children 0-5

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


Registration for the 2020-21 school year is open!


Take a tour of our award-winning preschool

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

We dedicate individual attention to all prospective families. Thus, tours are scheduled as private sessions with our Admissions Director, Tricia Weinstein, (949) 435-3404, ext. 213. Tours are generally 30 minutes and are adults only.


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