Learn social skills, study practices and character values in a safe environment for our youth 5 to 12 years old.
Before & After School Child Care
Before and After School Child Care is for children kindergarten through fifth grade. Each child is supervised in a wide variety of activities.
Before and After School Child Care is a safe, supportive, nurturing setting in which the personal growth of each child is encouraged.
We are conveniently located in the schools with flexible drop-off and pick-up times. Drop off as early as 6:30am and pick up as late as 6pm. Along with being provided a healthy snack, children will also be engaged in a variety of activities to provide social, emotional and physical development.
Before and After School Child Care is currently offered at the following elementary schools.
- Prairie Grove
- Edgebrook (McHenry)
- Riverwood (McHenry)
- Valley View (McHenry)
- Hilltop (McHenry) @ Edgebrook
- Duker (McHenry) @ Edgebrook
The YMCA offers child care on school holidays and institute days for children kindergarten through eighth grade. The children can be dropped off as early as 6:30am and picked up as late as 6pm. The children will spend their day doing a variety of activities that focus on a central theme as well as swimming, arts & crafts, sports and more. Registration is required one week in advance. We follow District #15 (McHenry) and District 46 (Prairie Grove) school calendars.
Back to School Bash: Sep 6
Come join us for a great day of both inside and outside activities. We will have sports, games, swimming as well as some fun surprises.
Sports Challenge: Oct 6, 7 & 10, 2011
Each of these days will focus on 2 different sports and games and skills associated with learning with them. We will also have sports themed crafts and pool activities.
Creation Station: Nov 21, 22 & 23, 2011
Have your child get in touch with their creative side as they participate in creating a wide of array of projects. We won't just be doing craft projects but will also be having a Lego® build-off as well as other team competitions. We will finish the week with a regatta for the cardboard boats the children built over the course of the week.
Winter Wonderland: Jan 13 & 16, 2012
There will be a blizzard of activities going on for our Winter Wonderland. Sports, Crafts, Swimming and Group Games. Weather permitting we will also be building snow forts and sledding down our hill. We will also be taking a filed trip to the ice skating rink (Additional Fee required).
Spring Break Beach Bash: Mar 26-30, 2012
The weather may not be warm outside yet but things will heat up with all the great beach themed activities we have planned for our Spring Break Camp. In addition to our everyday activities we will also be attending a waterpark and one an additional surprise field trip.
$175 per week for members. $195 per week for Non-members.
Get Fit! Apr 6 & 9, 2012
Learn all about healthy living. We will have nutrition programs, kids fitness classes, healthy snacks and much, much, more. Campers should be prepared to be active and learn how leading a healthy lifestyle can be great fun.
School’s Out Day Fees:
$30/day for those enrolled in the Before and After School Program/ Full Members
$50/day for Non-members