Before and After School Program
April Before and After School drafts that are scheduled for March 20th will be adjusted to reflect the days your school district is scheduled to be closed at this time. Please note Spring Break week was already accounted for in calculated the yearly rate. We are working on providing on-line credits for March to be applied for future child care and camp payments.
YMCA BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL 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 fees, closing information, and more - specific to your school!
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.
Easy Ways to Pay
New Payment Options for 2019-2020! Budget Friendly - Same Price Each Month!
Monthly bank draft payment - easy!
- 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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.