Before and After School Program


Registration now open! Click your school name below to download a registration packet and parent handbook. 


YMCA BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Where children of all ages engage, learn, and achieve

Our Y's Before and After School program extends your child's learning day in a fun and meaningful way! Our program focuses on character development and healthy living, children experience academic, physical, and social activities, under the supervision of positive, caring role models. Parents enjoy peace of mind knowing their school-age children have safe, healthy options before and after school.
 
Afterschool Programs provide academic intervention, healthy activities, and enrichment opportunities throughout the school year, boosting their grades and reducing their risk-taking behaviors.
  

Our Program Locations: 

Click the name of the School District to find more information on fees, closing information, and more - specific to your school! 


Before and After School at the Y

Before and After Preschool at the Y 

Buena Regional School District

Charter Schools (Bridgeton, Millville, Vineland)

Commerical Township School District (Haleyville-Mauricetown School) 

Deerfield Township School District

Egg Harbor City School District (Spragg School)

Fairfield Township School District 

Lawrence Township School District (Myron L. Powell School) 

Mullica Township School District 

Quinton Township School District

Vineland Public School District

 

Basic YMCA Before and After School Program Information

Learn more in this section about how to register, how to pay, daily activities, and more! Each school district runs independently and program times and procedures may vary by school site; click your child's school name above to learn more about YOUR program!


How to Register:

Our Y offers three convenient options for registering your child(ren):

1. Stop at the Y to register your children

2. Mail your completed registration packets to us at 1159 E Landis Ave, Vineland, NJ 08360. Please send with attention to the Before and After Care Program. A friendly YMCA staff person will call to complete registration once your packet is received.

3. Fax documents to (856)696-0121. Please send with attention to the Before and After Care program. A friendly YMCA staff person will call to complete registration once your packet is received.

*Membership Requirement*
All Before and After School participants are required to have at least a $30 Annual Program Membership. A Program Membership entitles your child, or family, to participate in YMCA programs such as the Before and After Care program. Other programs include swim lessons, youth sports, youth dance, and more! Click 
here to download the application. Please return completed application with completed registration packet. For more information about the value of a Y membership, please click here. 

Easy Ways to Pay

New Payment Options for 2019-2020! Budget Friendly - Same Price Each Month!

Monthly bank draft payment - easy!
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Semi-monthly payments, split into two transactions on the 5th and 20th of every month, for the month  prior to care
-  Monthly payments - one time transaction on the 20th of every month

Pay online via your Y account by the 20th of each month; click HERE for instructions on how to set up your online account

Pay over the phone or in-person by the 20th of each month 

We also accept third party subsidy. Contact our Third Party Administrators for more information (856-691-0030 ext. 111 or 141)

Daily Activities

At the Y, we create a nurturing environment where children can develop socially and participate in activities that complement their learning and academic achievement. Please see below for details about a typical day in our program:

21st Century Skills

Project-based learning aligned with school-day curriculum that involves teamwork, time management, STEM, etc.

Achievement Gap

Our Y offers Achievement Gap programming at all Vineland Public Schools. This is a balanced program that is designed to support academic and physical development, and also build social and emotional competencies for children living in low-income communities.

Arts

Projects with clear learning objectives that engage youth in planning, implementation, and debriefing

Family and Parent Engagement

Multiple ways for parents and families to engage including monthly events, interactions with staff, and volunteer opportunities

Global Learning and Inclusion

Cultural events and projects that explore diverse perspectives, ideas, beliefs, and customs

Wellness and Nutrition

Nutrition education and other activities related to well-being aligned with the Y’s HEPA (Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards. This initiative fosters the best possibly nutrition and physical activity outcomes for K-12 Before and After Care participants. Program incorporates the Healthy U Curriculum, Character Development, and Social/Emotional Learning. 

Physical Activity

Indoor or outdoor activities that align with the Y’s HEPA Standards and are structured through the Healthy U curriculum. Click the logo below for more information!

Homework Help

A time for small groups or partners to by grade to work on homework in the presence of an adult staff member.

Math or Literacy

Broad-based conceptual/cognitive learning that may or may not directly relate to school content beyond homework.

Leadership Development and Service Learning

Experiences that intentionally allow participants to plan, develop, and lead program components with staff support. Projects with clear learning objectives that engage youth in planning, implementation, and debriefing.

Snack

Each site will receive a snack provided through either the YMCA program or the school district. 

 

Child Safety Policies

All our after-school sites are fully licensed by the State of New Jersey and operate within State required staff to student ratio. All of our staff must successfully complete a background check, drug test, and reference checks prior to being hired at the Y. Staff must also attend 20 hours of annual professional development, which includes CPR, AED, First Aid, and Child Abuse Prevention.

Contact Information

For more information on registration or payments, please visit your child's school's page. 

Please contact Christine Madison, Child Care Administrative Coordinator, at (856)691-0030 ext. 123 with any questions.