Children 0-5

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


Registration for the 2020-21 school year is open!


Inquire about our award-winning preschool


We dedicate individual attention to all prospective families. Contact our Admissions team (949) 435-3404 to talk about our programs.


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