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Before and After School Enrichment Program

Ages: Kindergarten – 5th Grade

At YMCA BASE, find…
…the care you want when you need it.

  • Your child’s school day: We are there with them from opening at 6:30am to the start of the school day and from the moment the school bell rings at the end of the day until final pick up at 6:30p.m.
  • Delayed start or early dismissal: When school is out early or starts late, we are there for you providing the added care hours on those days.
  • All Day Out Options: During school breaks we offer full day options open to all school age children at the Natelli Family Y or the Y Arts Center.
  • Snow Days: When the school is closed due to inclement weather, the Y will open at the All Day Out locations.

..the convenience you require.
Conveniently located directly in Frederick County Elementary Schools, see list below.

…the flexibility you demand.

  • Before School, After School, or Before and After School
  • 3 days or 5 days a week for the duration of the school year.
  • Flex Fun: Enroll for one month at a time if you only need care on a short-term basis or are looking for enrichment activities for your child short-term.
  • All Day Out: Need care when school’s out? Whether it’s one day or a week of spring break, we got you covered.

…the fun your child wants.

  • Monthly Themes: Every month there is a new and innovative theme
  • WOW clubs: Six (6) exciting theme-based clubs per month will be offered that will either develop skills or will conclude in a project.

…the support your child deserves.

  • Homework time and support
  • Y Enrichment Abounds Here: Social Emotional Learning through Character Development including Empathy, Relationship Building, Emotion Management, Responsibility, Personal Development

2024-25 Frederick County Schools

  • Ballenger Creek
  • Blue Heron
  • Butterfly Ridge
  • Carroll Manor
  • Centreville
  • Deer Crossing
  • Green Valley
  • Kemptown
  • Lincoln*
  • Monocacy
  • North Frederick
  • Oakdale
  • Orchard Grove
  • Parkway
  • Spring Ridge
  • Sugarloaf
  • Tuscarora
  • Twin Ridge
  • Urbana
  • Valley
  • Walkersville
  • Waverley
  • Whittier
  • Yellow Springs

*Enrollment will be open – with the opening date TBD based on enrollments received.

YMCA child care worker with two children holding artwork

Ready to Enroll?

Space is limited so register today to secure a spot! To register, submit the 2024-25 school age care application for your child. A non-refundable registration fee of $50 per child is required at the time of registration. Registrations are being processed in the order of submission.

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