Before and After Care Program
YMCA BEFORE AND AFTER CARE PROGRAM
Where children of all ages engage, learn, and achieve
Our Program Locations:
Click the name of the School District to find more information on the program
YMCA Before and After Care is a place where your child can learn while having fun with friends in a safe and nurturing environment. With values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility as our guide, we work with every child to help them realize their true potential.
Program times vary depending on school site – click one of the links above for more information!
Registering your Child
Our Y offers three convenient options for registering your child(ren):
1. Stop at the Y to register your children
2. Mail your registration packets to us at 1159 E Landis Ave, Vineland, NJ 08360. Please send with attention to the Before and After Care Program
3. Fax documents to (856)696-0121. A Member Service Representative will call to take payment
Easy Ways to Pay
All payments are due by the 20th of each month for the upcoming month. Payments can be made in person, via phone, or by mailing a check to us! Monthly draft options are also available.
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, digital moviemaking, STEM, journalism, etc.
Projects with clear learning objectives that engage youth in planning, implementation, and debriefing
College and Career Readiness
Activities that allow participants to explore career paths and higher education opportunities.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Our Y offers Achievement Gap programming at select schools in the Vineland School District. 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.
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.
For more information on registration or payments, please visit your child's school's page.
School Age Child Care Director - Ashley Parent, email@example.com or 856-691-0030 ext. 133 (Cumberland and Atlantic County) and Vanita Moses (Cumberland and Salem County), firstname.lastname@example.org or 856-691-0030 ext 132.