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 Pre-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


Weekly Fee (5 Days) Pre-K Grades K-6
Before & After School $82 $77
After School Only $77 $72
Before School Only $33 $27
All Day Care $13-$24 additional charge $11-$20 additional charge


Children can get out and have fun all summer long. Our unique summer program is all about being on the go. This all-day state certified program is designed to help children develop their values, make new friends and most importantly have fun.

Throughout the day children can choose from a variety of activities that include art, group games, creative dramatics, music, dance, cooking and team building. We take field trips throughout the summer. Field trips will include swimming at Millheim Pool, visits to State Parks in the area, Spikes Game, and many more.

Serving children Kindergarten through sixth grades (Grade child will be completing)


Status Daily Rate 5 Days
K-6: Part Time (< 5 hrs) $27.00 $95.00
K-6: Full Time $32.00 $109.00
Pre-K: Part Time (< 5 hours) $33.00 $102.00
Pre-K: Full Time $37.00 $117.00


Hours: 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Summer Activity Fee
A $80.00 summer activity fee is charged per child to help subsidize the cost of our field trips. Financial assistance is available.

For more information contact Liz at [email protected]

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.