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School Age Before/After School Program

School Age Before/After School Program

Engage Beyond the School Day!  Register now for the School Year!

You can relax knowing that with us, your kids are getting their daily dose of fun, homework assistance, character development, cultural enrichment and fitness with the Y.  We offer Comprehensive State Certified After School Program for youth in Kindergarten through 6th grade.

The YMCA offers Before and After School Child Care for students who attend Stratford public schools.

Family Registration Fee:  $50 non-refundable.  This is an annual fee that is due at the time of registration.

 2015_2016 CCC Y School Aged Child Care Registration Packet

2015_2016 Stratford Y SACC Parent Handbook

Before School Care

Before School Care is offered at the YMCA, Stratford Academy (Johnson and Honeyspot) and Wilcoxson.  Busing to school is provided.  Drop off for this program begins at 6:45 am

Time:  6:45 am until the start of the school day

Cost:  Members:  $200/per month; Community members:  $300/per month

After School Care

The program also provides care on regularly scheduled half days.  Chapel, Eli Whitney, Franklin, Nichols, Second Hill Lane, Wilcoxson and Johnson House at Stratford Academy.  Lordship and Honeyspot are bused by the Board of Education to Stratford Academy.

Time:  Dismissal until 6:00pm.

Cost:  

5 days/week:  Members:  $260/per month; Non-members:  $390/per month

3 days/week:  Members:  $170/per month; Non-members:  $255/per month

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS).

To learn more about Care 4 Kids, visit this website. This site provides information on how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://ctcare4kids.com/


Y Fun Club

On days when Stratford Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the Stratford Y offers programming for school-age children. Located at the main YMCA, and students can spend the day in a safe and fun environment challenging their friends to board games, creating art projects, swimming, and much more.  Pre-register today for our Y Fun Club, date to-be-determined. We will accept children as space and staff requirements allow.

Children need to bring a nut-free lunch, a bathing suit and towel, and appropriate clothes to play outdoors (snow clothes, extra pants, socks, boots, hats, gloves, etc.).

Ages: Grades K-6

Time:  8 am – 6 pm

Fees: Members $40   |   Community Members $80

 


NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

NAEYC Accredited Preschool Program

Ages: 3-4 years

Our preschool program uses the CT Preschool Curriculum and Assessment Framework.  Our preschool provides a wide variety of opportunities for each child to explore and learn in a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet each child’s individual need.

Activities include:

  • Center based learning
  • Indoor/outdoor movement
  • Arts and crafts
  • Science
  • Field trips
  • Story time
  • Music and movement
  • Circle time with Preschool learning and Kindergarten readiness

To be enrolled, children must be three years of age by December 31, and must be fully toilet trained.

Half Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Members $310.00/month  Community Participants $465.00/month

Full Day Preschool:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Members $570.00/month  Community Participants $855.00/month

Extended Day Preschool:
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Members $720.00/month   Community Participants $1080.00/month

2015 CCC YMCA Preschool Registration Forms     Stratford Y  Parent Handbook

Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (also called DSS).

To learn more about Care 4 Kids, take a look at this website. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more. http://ctcare4kids.com/


Y Vacation Club

Ages: 5-12 years

Enjoy your days off from school at our Y Vacation Club!  Children should bring a peanut free lunch and appropriate clothing, including a bathing suit and towel.

Time:
7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Cost:
Members: $40 per day
Community Members: $80 per day