The YMCA provides after-school programs for Kindergarten through sixth grades. School’s Out Programs reflect and respond to the needs, skills and abilities of the participants. Since children’s needs are diverse, the program provides for all aspects of child development: physical, intellectual, emotional, and social. Further, the child’s development is fostered through participation in a planned program of instructional and social interactions. Programming provides a balanced and safe environment with sufficient amount of adult supervision to ensure quality care. While providing a safe environment, children have ample opportunity to observe, ask questions and experiment within the stable and familiar setting created by the staff. The setting for learning is designed for the child to develop initiative, responsibility, cooperation and consideration of others.
Afterschool programs provide children with the expanded opportunities to learn and grow that they need to be successful. Effective programs ground their work in childhood development principles and have strong partnerships in place with the traditional school day.
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Children are picked up at their schools upon dismissal
Upon arriving back at the YMCA, children have an opportunity to relax from the school day through quiet activities, such as board games, coloring and drawing, reading or free gym play. Attendance is taken as the children arrive.
15 Minutes Snack
All children wash their hands, and are provided with a nutritious, light snack with 100% fruit juice or milk (Example: fruit, graham crackers, trail mix, etc.).
30-60 Minutes Homework/Learning Time
Children with homework are encouraged to do it in a quiet space provided by the educators. Educators are available to assist the children with their homework. Please refer to the Homework Policy on page 8 of the parent handbook for more information regarding homework.
30-90 Minutes Activity Options
Each day, participants have a variety of planned and free choice activity options available. Coloring, drawing, reading, puzzles, and other individual games, projects, and activities will be available for a child who chooses not to join a group activity. See pgs. 8-10 of the parent handbook for more activity details.
15 Minutes Clean Up and Closing
Children will assist in the day-to-day clean up and maintenance of the program space. Simple chores will be assigned, and children will receive praise for tasks completed. Chores will be assigned on a rotating basis, will be age appropriate, and will not be given unless a child is fully capable of completing the task. Educators will supervise and assist in all chores assigned to the children.
6:00 pm Site Closes
Program Locations & Rates
Looking for before or afterschool care for your child for the 2012-2013 school year?
Check out the YMCA School’s Out Program at Jaworek and Kane!
Registration is open for next year’s School’s Out programs in Marlborough! The YMCA School’s Out Programs offer a variety of enrichment, recreational, and educational activities, such as arts and crafts, drama, science, games, and sports. Homework help is offered on a daily basis. An emphasis is placed on building life and social skills. The School’s Out Programs reflect and respond to the needs, skills, and abilities of the participants. We are licensed by the MA Department of Early Education and Care. YMCA School’s Out accepts childcare vouchers and offers financial assistance. Please email School’s Out Coordinator, or call (508) 870-1320 ext. 235 for more information. We look forward to meeting your child in the fall!
Kane Elementary School
Hours 7-9am and dismissal to 6pm
520 Farm Road, Marlborough MA,01752
Site Coordinator: Greg Dustin
Office : 508-870-1320 ext. 235
Jaworek Elementary School
Hours 7-9am and dismissal to 6pm
444 Hosmer Street Marlborough MA,01752
Site Coordinator: Amy Vaughn
Office: 508-870-1320 ext. 235
Rates for Kane and Jaworek
2012-2013 School’s Out Fees
|AM Care Only||PM Care Only||Am & PM Care|
Boroughs After School
Attention Floral, Sherwood, and Oak families! The Boroughs YMCA School’s Out program would like to enhance your child’s after-school experience. Whether your child is in elementary school at Floral, in middle school at Sherwood, or preparing for high school at Oak, the YMCA Shrewsbury School’s Out program has something special to offer. On a weekly basis School’s Out participants are transported from their schools and brought to the Y to dive to the depths of the indoor pool, climb to the top of the rock-wall, feed their appetites with cooking lessons, and get a head start on homework. The program has a strong emphasis on teaching children to be responsible, respectful, honest, and caring while ensuring they are having fun in a safe and positive environment. Our exceptional staff is trained in various areas that include bullying prevention, health and wellness, and diverse learning. To learn more about this fast growing program or to register please e-mail Nichole Olson, at email@example.com.
Boroughs Family Branch YMCA
dismissal to 6pm
4 Valente Drive Westborough, MA 01581
Site Administrator: Nichole Olson
Office: 508-870-1320 ext. 233
2012-2013 Boroughs School’s Out Fee
|PM Care Dismissal -6pm|
Central Branch YMCA School’s Out Program
Who can attend a School’s Out Program?
School’s Out Programs are open to children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Advance registration is required for all School’s Out Programs.
Where are programs located?
School’s Out Sites operate at the following locations
GATES LANE 1238 Main St. Worcester, MA 01603
Central Community Branch 133 Murray Ave. Worcester, MA 01610
The YMCA offers supervised walk, van pick or school bus transportation from the following schools:
|Chandler Elementary||Heard Street||Seven Hills Charter|
|City View||Jacob Hiatt||West Tatnuck|
|Goddard||May Street School||Chandler Magnet|
|Canterbury St.||Tatnuck Magnet||Woodland Academy|
|Belmont St.||Union Hill||Vernon Hill|
|Elm Park||Columbus Park|
Schools Out programs operate from school dismissal to 6:00pm on school days.
During school vacations and many holidays, a full day program (8:00am – 6:00pm) at the YMCA Site (on Murray Ave.) is available to School’s Out participants (separate registration is required). During the summer, the Central Branch YMCA operates a ten-week day camp (separate registration required).
School’s Out programs offer a variety of enrichment, recreational, and educational activities such as cooking, arts and crafts, drama, science, computers, games, and sports. Homework help is offered on a daily basis. An emphasis is placed on building life and social skills. School’s Out participants also have opportunities to interact with their community through field and community service projects.
School’s Out Programs are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and follow all regulations for School-Age Child Care. Our programs are also guided by YMCA of the USA standards for quality childcare
2012-2013 Central Community Branch School’s Out Fees
For more information about School’s Out at the Central Community Branch contact:
Office: 508.755.6101 ext. 225
YMCA of Central Massachusetts
Central Community Branch
766 Main St. Worcester, MA 01610
School Age Child Care
Greendale YMCA’s SCHOOL’s OUT (GR K – 14 years)
Licensed after-school child care program offers reliable after school supervision of children. The program is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).
The School’s Out Program provides experiences that promotes self esteem, independence and responsibility. Activities include sports, games music, crafts, multicultural activities, cooking, homework time, outdoor and indoor play.
The School’s Out Program also operates during non-school weekdays, holidays, early release days, snow days and vacation weeks.
Transportation is provided from Nelson Place, Flagg St, McGrath, Thorndyke, Norrback and Abby Kelley Schools.
To register, please contact Nancy Boland School’s Out Director at (508) 852-6694 x 236
Vacation Care (ages 6-12 years)
Sign up for a day of fun including swimming, sports, crafts and more! Space is limited so register early. Please bring a morning snack, lunch, sneakers, swim suit, towel and toothbrush. Afternoon snack is provided. Hours: 7:30am-6:00 pm
Schedule: Nov 21 Day before Thanksgiving
Dec 26, 27, 28, 31
Fee: $46/day for members
NO CARE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON: 10/8 Columbus Day, 11/12 Veterans Day, 11/23 Day after Thanksgiving and 12/24 Christmas Eve.
Snow Care (ages 6-12 years)
Sign up for a day of fun including swimming, sports, crafts and more! Please bring a morning snack, lunch, sneakers, swim suit, towel and toothbrush. Afternoon snack will be provided.
Schedule: 8:30 am-6:00 pm We follow the Worcester Public School closings.
Fee: $ 45/day for Members ONLY
*All registrations and paperwork must be completed and received prior to the first day of vacation care use. Vacation Care forms are available at the Welcome Center.