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Before and After School Care

Y After School Programs provide care YEAR ROUND!  We understand parents need to work and we have a variety of program options during school vacations and summer.   Our programs also operate on school half days, snow days and teacher in-service days.





HOURS 
Before School Monday - Friday 7 am to start of school

After School Monday - Friday School dismissal until 6 pm






FACILITY
All of our classrooms offer a wide selection of wonderful early learning furnishings and materials that focus on each stage of development.  They have been carefully selected to stimulate your child’s natural curiosity and desire to learn.  Children learn through exploration, experimentation and discovery with their selection of activities –all while having fun! 

 

Our classrooms include LEARNING CENTERS for children to explore and learn at their own pace.  Centers include:
  • Language and literacy 
  • Sensory 
  • Blocks and manipulatives 
  • Creative expression & art
  • Math
  • Dramatic play 
  • Science/discovery
  • Computer technology 
  • Social studies 
  • Music
  • Outdoor play
CURRICULUM   
Our curriculum is designed to promote and enrich learning opportunities for all ages and abilities served.  The lessons are designed to focus on the individual needs and current interests of our children. Our monthly curriculum calendar is posted in every classroom.  



Afterschool curriculum focuses on eight core content areas:
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Character development 
  • Health & Wellness
  • Homework support 
  • Literacy STEM / Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math 
  • Service learning Social Competence and Conflict resolution

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

VALUE ADDED 
Our Y Learning Centers offer families the unique opportunity to participate in many extracurricular activities not found in most traditional after school child care programs and access to resources and benefits to strengthen the family unit including:
  •  FREE Y family memberships for full time enrolled families; a $900 value!
  • Quarterly family events - i.e. Healthy Kids Day, Thanksgiving luncheon
  • Financial assistance based on family need
  • State subsidized slots and PACE vouchers
ENROLLMENT
Enrollment options include full or part time care. To enroll you should first contact the center director to verify availability and schedule a tour.


Our program connects students enrolled in grades kindergarten through grade six serving the following Dartmouth Public Schools:

  • Cushman Elementary School 
  • DeMello Elementary School
  • Quinn Elementary School
  • Potter Elementary School
  • Dartmouth Middle School

For more information on our after school program contact the Dartmouth YMCA at 508.993.3361 or sfagundes@ymcasouthcoast.org 

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Spring Programs

Registration starts 2.6.17

Child Care Registration Forms

Registration Packet

Financial Assistance Application





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