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The Greenwood Family YMCA Afterschool program is a fun place to be afterschool with positive staff interaction and learning opportunities. We provide healthy snacks, physical activity time, academic support and a wide variety of other activities, including clubs and time to socialize with friends or play games.
We believe in empowering youth to help design the activities we provide each week. Allowing students to choose what they do each day helps build a student’s understanding of making positive choices and also ensures that all students are participating and engaged in that activity.
In order to serve you better the YMCA Afterschool Program has been divided in to three unique divisions. We feel each child will benefit and grow while enrolled in the program specially designed for their age and grade level. In the best interest of each child enrolled in our program all three programs are uniquely designed with activities in the most appropriate settings.
Kid’s Klub (K5 – 3rd Grade) – St. Mark Rivers St Campus
The Kid’s Klub program is designed especially for children K5 through 3rd grade and will operate at the St. Mark Rivers Street Campus (behind the YMCA Gymnastics Center) during afterschool hours. Kid’s Club will offer a daily healthy snack and devotion, character development, and homework time. In addition, your child will choose which extra curricular activity they would like to participate in each day. During prime time as a bonus, “Fun Friday” will allow your child to choose between many fun activities such as: swimming, movie time, sports, games and much more!
Kid’s Kollege (4th – 5th Grade) – YMCA
Graduate on up to the new and improved Kid’s Kollege located at the main campus of the YMCA! This child care program has been developed especially for 4th and 5th graders. Each day Kid’s Kollege will offer a healthy snack, devotion, character development, homework time and an extra curricular activity of the participant’s choice. This dynamic revamped program will utilize the YMCA’s indoor rockwall, basketball gyms and swimming pool each week.
Teen University (6th – 8th Grade) – YMCA
Welcome to YMCA Teen University! This program is for Middle School age youth that will operate during afterschool hours. Teen University offers a healthy snack, devotion, character development, and homework time each day. Your child will be able to participate in organized activities such as sports, game play, and an introduction to youth and government. There will be opportunities for service projects, workout in the fitness room, and even time to “hangout” in a safe environment.
As with our Youth Sports and Summer Day Camp, our Afterschool program has rates based upon membership type.
Registration Fee: $25.00 per child
Kids Klub and Kids Kollege Rates for 2016-17
Household Member: $55.00 per week
Youth Member: $61.00 per week
Non-Member: $88.00 per week
Teen University Rates for 2015-17
Household Member: $40.00 per week
Youth Member: $45.00 per week
Non-Member: $69.00 per week
SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE DATES: Scholarships are distributed based upon need.
Round 1– Completed application due by July 15, 2016
Selected applicants will be contacted no later than July 20, 201 and must register no later than July 27, 2016
Round 2 – Completed application due by July 22, 2016
If approved, applicants will be contacted no later than July 27, 2016 and must register no later than August 3, 2016
Any applications submitted after July 27, 2016 will be put on a waiting list and will be contacted as funds allow.
The following is a check list of what you will need:
1. Complete or Update a Financial Assistance Application if you are not up to date.
2. Attach a copy of your 2015 Income Tax Return. Application will NOT be reviewed unless your Financial Assistance Application is completed.
3. Attach a letter explaining any details that the committee should take into account including the role Afterschool will play in the life of your child and family.
4. Complete Afterschool Registration Forms for each child.
If you have any questions regarding the status of your financial assistance application contact Angie at 223-9622
The YMCA must be notified by 1:00pm if your child will NOT be attending the program that day (223-9622). The Greenwood Family YMCA recognizes that, from time to time, participants may need to withdraw from the afterschool program due to unforeseen circumstances. Tuition fees are based on a variety of costs determined by the total number of days in the school year and divided by the number of payment weeks. Tuition will not be prorated based on daily attendance
AGE RANGE: K5-Middle School
PRICES: Household Member – $112
Youth/Teen Member – $122
Non Member – $152
SUPPLIES NEEDED: Campers should wear play clothes and tennis shoes each day to camp. Each camper should also pack a morning snack and a lunch each day! On swim days, don’t forget to pack your swimsuit, towel, and change of clothes.
DESCRIPTION: This week of camp will be unlike any other! We are giving campers a snapshot of some of the themes that we will offer for Summer Day Camp 2016. Each day will include a choice of activities that may include sports, arts and crafts, rockwall, and much more. Your child is sure to have a blast!
SESSION DATES: March 28-April 1, 2016
TIMES: 7:00am – 8:45am Early drop off
8:45am – 4:00pm Camp Activities/Field Trips
4:00pm – 6:00pm Late Stay
Both drop off and pick up will be at the side door of the YMCA under the awning.
Between 9:00am-4:00pm please drop off and pick up at the front desk. During this time, all campers will be participating in counselor led activities and the side door will be locked.
CAMP ACTIVITY SCHEDULE
Day Theme Trip/Special Event
Monday Fear Factor Swim 2:30-3:30
Tuesday CSI Bingo @ Wesley Commons–1pm-3pm(4th-8th only)
Wednesday Carnival Fun Factory 1pm-3pm
Thursday Pirates West Cambridge Park – 1pm-3pm (K5-3rd only)
Friday Variety Pack Swim 2:30-3:30
Spring Break Camp Registration Form – Only those not currently in our Afterschool Program needs to complete this form.
ONLIINE REGISTRATION – Everyone must register
CAMP CONTACT: Kim Tomlinson email@example.com or 223-9622