Youth Development

Y-Care (Before & After School Care)

Encouraging kids to be accepting of others

 

Grades K-8

With a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement, Y-Care serves children kindergarten through middle school in Portage Township Schools. Students engage in a variety of activities to develop their interests and talents in a safe and secure, fun environment with low child-to-staff ratio. Children may be dropped off before school as early as 6:30 a.m. and picked up after school as late as 6:00 p.m. CCDF vouchers are accepted and financial assistance is available.  Memberships are required for all school-age programs.

PROGRAM FEES:

WEEKLY RATE Members Non-Members
AM $33 $66
PM $44 $88
AM & PM $61 $122


Y-Care Locations
Aylesworth Elementary
(219) 762-4951
Serving Aylesworth, Central, Myers and Willowcreek
AM Drop Off:  Door 'A'
PM Pick-up: Door 'C'

Jones  Elementary
(219) 762-2899
Serving Jones, Crisman, Kyle
Enter through Cafeteria Door

Y-Care Documents

 

Y-Care Withdrawal Form

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Y-Care Rules for Children

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Y-Care Registration, 2017-2018 - Fillable PDF

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Y-Care Welcome Letter, 2017-2018

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Y-Care Parent Handbook, 2017-2018

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Y-Care CURRICULUM:
  • Morning Devotionals
  • Weekly Bible Verses
  • LAUNCH Program Implementation (T/Th)
  • PM Snack
  • AM & PM Large Motor Development
  • Self-Control Time
    • Quiet/Reading
    • Homework Assistance

SCHOOL'S OUT, Y'S IN - SOYI

Our program features:
Join the fun at the Y when school takes a school break! Activities, games, crafts and gym time all while under the watchful eyes of YMCA staff.  Breakfast and snacks are provided.  Registration forms are available at Y-Care locations or at the Welcome Center located in our lobby.  Registration forms must be completed 5 business days prior to anticipated attendance.

LOCATION:  Portage Township YMCA
TIMES:        6:30am - 6pm
GRADES:     K-8

 
MEMBER NON-MEMBER
$20 $30





Additional Information for SOYI & School Closures
Amber Bardsley, School Age Coordinator
Email:SchoolAge@ymcaofportage.org
Phone:(219) 764-5419