State College Child Watch

For Ages 2 Months & Up

Ages 2 Months to 1 Year – 1 Hour Limit
Ages 1 Year & Up – 2 Hour Limit

Fall/Winter Schedule

Daytime child watch:  Monday – Friday  8:30 AM – 1:00 PM in Child Care Room.
Evening child watch:  Monday – Thursday  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in Child Care Room.
Saturday child watch: 9 AM – 12 PM in Child Care Room. No Saturday Child Watch during home Penn State football games.

Hours are subject to change.
Check Child Watch board for updates.

Summer Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00 am -12:00PM in TEEN CENTER
Monday- Wednesday 6:00PM -8PM in TEEN CENTER
No Saturday Childwatch

Please note the following:
**There will be no Saturday Child Watch on Penn State home football game days.
**There will be No AM or PM Child Watch when the State College School District has In-service Days, Early Dismissal or Snow Days.
**SCASD 2-hour delays follow normal hours.


There will be no Child Watch on home Penn State football days, blue-white game, SCASD In-Service days, SCASD snow days, or Saturdays in the summer. If SCASD school is delayed, there is still AM Child Watch.

Kayla Scheibe
[email protected]
814-237-7717


State College Branch Child Watch Policies

  • Child watch is a free service for our members with a family membership, while using the facility.
  • Child Watch is available to members who have children over the age of 2 months. If the child is under a year of age then they are permitted to use the program for an hour. If the child is over the age of 1 they can use the program for up to 2 hours.
  • Child Watch staff are not permitted to do any diapering of a child.
  • Child Watch staff can use their judgement to asses if a child is too distraught to utilize the service and if the child is too sick to utilize the service.
  • There are volunteer opportunities to work in Child Watch during the day from 8:30-1:30…we can accept up to 2 volunteers and it is up to the volunteers to pick their availability.
  • Hours are subject to change—watch babysitting board for updates.
  • There is no daytime child watch on SCASD in-service days, or SCASD snow days
  • There is no Saturday child watch on home Penn State football days
  • Child watch hours may vary during holiday seasons. Please check the child watch board, or call the Y for more information.