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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.
 
2021-2022 School Year Programs
 

Beat the rush and register early! Stop by our Childcare Annex to register your child on any of the dates listed on the flyer. Download your registration packet and parent handbook by clicking your child's school from the list below!

 

 

 

Our current programs are available in the following districts:

All school sites are licensed through the State of New Jersey, Office of Licensing 

We follow strict safety protocols which are recommended by the CDC and NJ office of Child Care Licensing.

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 the school-day curriculum that involves teamwork, time management, STEM, etc.

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 are aligned with the Y’s HEPA (Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards). This initiative fosters the best possible nutrition and physical activity outcomes for K-12 Before and After Care participants. The program incorporates the Healthy U program utilizing the CATCH Curriculum and 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 program utilizing the CATCH curriculum. 

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.

Sanford Harmony 
Sanford Harmony Social & Emotional Learning activities for children to learn how to express their emotions

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. 

Our Y offers four 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.
  4. Scan and email completed documents to cmadison@ccaymca.org

*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 the completed application with the completed registration packet. For more information about the value of a Y membership, please click here. 

 

All our after-school sites are fully licensed by the State of New Jersey and operate within the 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. 

Registration questions – contact our Administrative Coordinator, Christine Madison at 856-691-0030 extension 123 or email cmadison@ccaymca.org

Subsidy information or questions – contact Financial Services Coordinator, Chanyra Williams at 856-691-0030 extension 111 or email cwilliams@ccaymca.org 

If you are interested in our program at your school and it is located in Cumberland, Atlantic, Cape May, or Salem county contact – our Senior Director of Child Development, Theresa Booth at 856-691-0030 extension 113 or email childcare@ccaymca.org.

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