School Age

Kindergarten Extension Program (ages 5-6)

There will be field games, science experiments, art and other activities to enhance learning. Help your children ease their transition from a halfday of school to a full day of fun! To inquire for transportation or for more information, contact Susie Wapniarski at swapniarski@ymcachicago.org

Extreme Afternoons (ages 5-13)

The afternoon is filled with child-directed activities, homework help, creative arts and more. Participants will have the opportunity to rock climb, swim, explore our new MakerLab, and play in the gym/fieldhouse. Weekly enrichment activities will be included. Snack is provided. Extreme afternoons are not held on days when there is a half-day or no school. School Day Out Programs are available, however on these days. Bus service can be provided if there are at least 5 children attending the program per day from any school. To inquire for transportation or for more information, contact Susie Wapniarski at swapniarski@ymcachicago.org

Artists in Action (ages 5-10)

Children will discover famous artists by painting, stamping, squeezing, pouring, molding and pounding their way through projects. They will explore a variety of non-toxic materials and use their imagination to create masterpieces.

Spanish (ages 5-10)

Youth will gain hands-on experience with another language through games, songs and activities.

Gotta’ Dance (ages 6-8)

This relaxed class allows children to engage in a variety dance types. Dancers will focus on incorporating healthy ways to stay fit and active while being introduced to dance. We will learn a routine and preform in the last week of class. Click here to register

Y Kids Zone Drop In Child Care (ages 6 weeks - 8 years)

Drop in child care is offered to anyone needing a safe, fun and engaging place for their child while they are utilizing the YMCA facilities. Maximum time allowed is 2 hours per day but less than 10 hours weekly. For more information and hours, contact the Y at 847.296.3376

School Days Out (ages 5+)

Looking for a child care option when your children are out of school due to school holiday, weather closing or winter/spring break? When school is out, the Y is there to keep kids safe and engaged in fun, healthy activities that include rock climbing, swimming, arts, sports, adventure and more! The fun never stops, here at Lattof! Half day and full day options are available. Full day programs run from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and half day programs are from 12-6pm Inquire at our front desk for a calendar of dates. 10 Children must be in attendance to run programming. Enrollment fills fast and may close when enrollemt requirement is met. To register for a School Day Out, contact the Y at 847.296.3376. Click here to register

Camp (ages 5+)

Remember the fun of summer when you were a kid? Exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends, playing games and splashing in the pool? At our American Camp Association Accredited YMCA day camps, we create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while they’re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, they’re also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills and making lasting friendships and memories. Summer is just around the corner, so register today!

 

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