Welcome to the Y! We are pleased to offer a quality child care experience to your child. YMCA before & after school programs makes the most out of the school day! Kids get the chance to play, learn, & hang out with friends in a fun environment led by our highly-trained staff. The benefits of YMCA Licensed School-Age Child Care: • High quality & well-trained staff members who possess college units/coursework in Child Development & School-Age specialties. All staff members are Infant, Child and Adult CPR, Basic First Aid, Preventative Health & Safety, AED & Basic Water Rescue certified. • Clean, Safe, Secure, Licensed & Accredited facilities/programs. Low ratios, with one staff member for every 12-14 children. • Implementation of SCALED Learning™ (STEM, Career-Connected Learning, Art, Literacy, Education, Diversity & Global Learning. • Financial Assistance available for qualifying families. We accept 3rd Party funding (Connections for Children, Crystal Stairs, DCFS, etc.) • American Camp Association Accredited Day Camps & Care available during school breaks. All inclusive options. We look forward to welcoming your family to the YMCA, this school year! MINIMUM ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS: Each YMCA before and after school program requires a minimum enrollment to operate. Prior to the start of each school year, the minimum enrollment requirement must be met by the end of July or the program may be cancelled. If cancelled, the YMCA will refund all payments/deposits for the first month of school. YMCA PROGRAM HANDBOOK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: By registering for this program, the parent, guardian or authorized representative of the enrolled child acknowledges that they have read, understood and agreed to all the policies and procedures for enrollment in this YMCA program. In addition, the parent, guardian or authorized representative acknowledges that they have received, read, understood and agreed to the most recent edition of the YMCA Handbook for this program. The YMCA Program Handbook is available to download at www.ymcala.org/daycamp or via request to firstname.lastname@example.org. IMPORTANT NOTICE: The YMCA reserves the right to modify the program schedule, as the YMCA sees appropriate, without prior notice to the parent, guardian or authorized representative of the child. This includes but is not limited to: weekly themes, weekly planned activities, weekly field trips (including field trips and vendors that come to the Y) and the weekly curriculum. The YMCA makes no guarantees that the day camp schedule will match the advertised schedule, as things may change between the time that the schedule is prepared and the time of program operation. WRITTEN REQUEST: All written requests must be submitted to ChildCareAccounting@ymcala.org. A verbal notice or written request to the YMCA Director of the program is not sufficient, as it is not the YMCA Director of the program’s responsibility to submit a written request on behalf of a parent, guardian or authorized representative. Physical forms are no longer provided. Any outstanding balances will be due at the time of cancellation. The parent, guardian or authorized representative is liable for any program fees that the YMCA may incur in its effort to collect any remaining balances.