School Age Child Care


Penns Valley YMCA provides a safe, supervised environment during before and after school hours and fosters the growth and development of children through activities including art, music, cooperative games, physical activities, and homework assistance. The program is open Monday through Friday to students in grades K-6. Child Care is also available on days when there is no school. For more information, please contact Liz at [email protected] or 814-422-6000.


Centre Hall Elementary
Penns Valley Intermediate


Before School Care: 6:30am until dismissed to school
After School Care: dismissed from school – 6:00pm

2018 FEES:

Before and After School Care $75/weekly
After School Only $70/weekly
Before School Only $24/weekly
All Day Care – $10-$20.20



Children kindergarten-12 years old can have fun all summer long. Our unique summer program is all about being on the go. This all-day state licensed program is designed to help children develop their values, make new friends and most importantly have fun. Each week is centered around a fun-filled theme, packed with arts and crafts, sports, games, team building activities, swimming and weekly field trips. Our dedicated staff are well-trained, caring, first aid/CPR certified, and cleared by state-required background checks.

Kindergarten-12 yrs. old

5 Days per week   $105

3 Days per week   $80

2 Days per week   $55

Part Time (<5 hours per day)  $90/week

Summer Camp tentatively starts June 4, 2018

Your children are discovering the exciting world around them. That’s why we carefully design every activity to expand your child’s imagination and encourage lifelong learning and positive values. The YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility lay the foundation for our high quality child care experience. In our school age program your child will learn the importance of making good choices, working in a group and improving problem solving skills all while playing games and creating.




The YMCA cooperates with the Centre County Local Management Agency/Child Care Information Services to make child care affordable for all families. Please contact Liz Toukonen at 814-422-6000.

The YMCA of Centre County, Penns Valley Program Center in accordance with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and regulatory requirements, provides equal opportunity for program services to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, creed, disability or LEP.

The YMCA of Centre County, Penns Valley Program Center is a sponsor of the Child and Adult Care Food Program.   Children enrolled in the afterschool programs will receive an afternoon snack. All meals served to children under the Child and Adult Care Food Program are served at no separate charge regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There is no discrimination in admission policy, meal service, or the use of the facility.


The mission of our school age program is to encourage maximum development of each child in spirit, mind and body by providing positive experiences that foster self-esteem and enhance social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and moral development.