Email Kira Ward at [email protected] regarding availability for the 2022-2023 school year.
GRADES K – 5
Building on the values of Caring, Respect, Responsibility and Respect, we offer a variety of activities including outdoor sports and games, indoor games, arts and crafts, table games, quiet time, homework time, special projects, nutritious snacks, and fun! the programs run in accordance with the State College Area School District school calendar and times.
The Y’s School Age Child Care (SACC) program provides a safe and nurturing place for children during before and after school hours. The program is designed to enhance the physical, educational and moral well-being of children; helping them to learn, grow and thrive. We provide children with supervised activities that are enjoyable and stimulating. Overall, we want children to have FUN and to develop lasting friendships.
This program is held at the State College YMCA Monday – Friday from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The Y’s school age child care programs run in accordance with the SCASD school calendar and times. All programs are held at the State College YMCA.
PM Care 3:00 PM-6:00PM
In-service Days* 7:30 AM – 5:30PM
Snow Days* 8:00 AM -5:30 PM – YMCA’s Inclement Weather Policy
LOCATIONS BEING SERVED
The Y’s school age child care program serves these SCASD Elementary Schools:
Easterly Parkway, Corl Street, Ferguson Township (Parent should confirm bussing with school.)
Park Forest, Radio Park, Young Scholars (The Y will provide transportation pending enrollment.)
* Please talk to Director about additional locations.
YMCA Members: $365 per month
Non-Members: $395 per month
In-service/Snow Days $42/day $53/day
Program fees are due by the 5th of each month. Direct payment options by bank draft or credit card are available. The YMCA does NOT provide drop in care. All childcare requires appropriate registration.
State College School District In-service Days
- Please follow the State College Area School District in-service schedule
**Dates do not include possible snow make-up days.
The Y’s warm and friendly staff are carefully selected for their experience and desire to work with children. All staff are First Aid/CPR certified and have had a fingerprint, criminal record and child abuse clearance check. The staff to child ratio is 1 to 12.
OPEN DOORS / FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The YMCA of Centre County recognizes the need to serve all members of the community, particularly those economically less advantaged, who are not able to pay the full cost of the membership or program fee. To apply for financial assistance ask a member service representative for an application.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Office of Child Development and Early Learning, provides both Resource & Referral Services and Financial Assistance to qualified households through the Child Care Works program. Child Care Works is administered in every county in the Commonwealth through Child Care Information Services (CCIS) offices. To locate a CCIS office that serves your county, visit http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/findfacilsandlocs/childcareinformationservices/
For information on the subsidized child day care program and financial assistance for child day care costs, click here.
To apply for subsidized child day care services, click here: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/compass.web/CMHOM.aspx or contact your local CCIS office.