YMCA School Age Child Care at DECA Prep

YMCA School Age Enrichment Programs make sure that the time gap before and after school is filled creatively and constructively. Homework help, an afternoon snack, art projects, and active group games are part of our program. YMCA school-age enrichment programs help children grow physically, and mentally while emphasizing and modeling the character development values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. 

Highlights for this location:

  • Homework Help Provided
  • Healthy Afternoon Snack Provided
  • Financial Assistance available for those that qualify
  • Kidzlit, Kidzmath & Cincy Afterschool Curriculums Used 

Ages:
K - 4th Grade

How to register:
Please click the button below to begin the registration process

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Hours:
Monday - Friday
End of School - 6:00pm

2022-2023 YMCA School Age Rates

Before School Care Only

Our YMCA Before School Care Rate covers: 
Monday–Friday
6:30am–School Starts

$55 per week

Are you a YMCA Member? If your child is covered under your YMCA Membership, you will receive a discount for your weekly fees!

The following parents and guardians may be eligible for YMCA Child Care Discounts:
• Military & Veterans
• Active Police Officers
• Active Firefighters
• Active EMT's
• Current Certified Teachers from partnering School Districts

For families that may not need every-day care, we do offer part-time care through a Daily Rate. Registration is required a minimum of 30 days in advance. This is not a drop-in program. View our Add On Services for more information. 

After School Care Only

Our YMCA After School Care Rate covers: 
Monday–Friday
School Ends–6:00pm

$88 per week

Are you a YMCA Member? If your child is covered under your YMCA Membership, you will receive a discount for your weekly fees!

The following parents and guardians may be eligible for YMCA Child Care Discounts:
• Military & Veterans
• Active Police Officers
• Active Firefighters
• Active EMT's
• Current Certified Teachers from partnering School Districts

For families that may not need every-day care, we do offer part-time care through a Daily Rate. Registration is required a minimum of 30 days in advance. This is not a drop-in program. View our Add On Services for more information. 

Before & After School Combo

Our YMCA Before & After School Combo Rate covers:
Monday–Friday
6:30am–School Starts
School Ends–6:00pm

$100 per week

Are you a YMCA Member? If your child is covered under your YMCA Membership, you will receive a discount for your weekly fees!

The following parents and guardians may be eligible for YMCA Child Care Discounts:
• Military & Veterans
• Active Police Officers
• Active Firefighters
• Active EMT's
• Current Certified Teachers from partnering School Districts

For families that may not need every-day care, we do offer part-time care through a Daily Rate. Registration is required a minimum of 30 days in advance. This is not a drop-in program. View our Add On Services for more information. 

Add On Services

The following are Add On Services that YMCA School Aged Child Care offers:

Early Release Fee
As a courtesy for parents enrolled in After Care, early release is included at no charge.

Delays
School delays up to 2 hours will be a courtesy for families already enrolled in morning care or the before and after care option. Should the school move from delay status to closed status, families should have alternative transportation and pick up options. *See Calamity Care Options

Calamity Days Out-Of-School: $20 Per Day
(Calamity Days are unplanned School District days - Ex: Snow, Emergency, etc.)Calamity Care participation can kick in at the assigned location for those who have signed up. Parents may be requested to move their children to that location. Assigned location is communicated in parent orientation and registration and may have a slight delay as staff move from the school to the alternative location. 

Break Week Rate: Up to $175 Per Week
(Break Weeks refer to full weeks out of school. Ex: Winter Break, Spring Break, etc.)

Daily Rate: $35 Per Day
For Daily Rate registration, a minimum of 30 days written notice is required. We will anticipate weekly participation since this is not a drop-in service. Some families may use this option when available for planned School District All-Day-Outs. Or families with rotating work schedules. 

*Discounts are not available for daily rate fees.

APPLYING FOR OHIO PUBLIC FUNDS

The YMCA accepts publicly funded child care through the State of Ohio.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) helps parent(s) who are working or in school pay for child care through the Publicly Funded Child Care (PFCC) program. 

You may be required to pay for part of your child care in the form of a copayment as determined by ODJFS. The amount you pay is based on your gross income and family size.

Please visit the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services website for more information or to apply for Child Care Assistance in your county.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The YMCA of Greater Dayton is a charitable, not-for-profit, health and human services organization committed to helping people reach their full potential in spirit, mind and body.

Through generous donations from members and your community, the YMCA is proud to offer Our Extra Hands Program. This provides financial assistance to those in need.

Follow the following steps to apply for our Child Care Scholarships:
Step 1:  Apply for PFCC (If you are denied, you can proceed with the YMCA Extra Hands Application. You will need to provide a copy of your denial letter from your county.) If you are approved for PFCC, a YMCA Scholarship would not be applicable. 
Step 2: Fill out our Extra Hands Application (YMCA Scholarship)
Step 3: Provide us with 1 Month of Pay Stubs for all adults in your household.
Step 4: Provide your previous year's tax filing (Ex. Federal 1040 with W-2's)
Step 5: Provide a personal letter (written or typed) to the Scholarship Committee. This letter should explain your current situation and express your need for financial assistance. 

Once all 5 of these components are provided to the YMCA Child Care Director, the completed Scholarship Application will be reviewed at the Monthly Child Care Scholarship Committee Meeting. Following this meeting, results are mailed to inform you of the status of your application. 

*YMCA Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

DISCLAIMER

The YMCA reserves the right to adjust rates as needed and will communicate any changes necessary in advance.

HOLIDAYS

YMCA reserves the right to add holiday closure dates as needed. The YMCA will attempt to communicate at least 2 weeks in advance for any closures.

Contact Information:
 Marcus Johnson
School Age Child Care Director
majohnson@daytonymca.org
(937) 278-4636

YMCA School Aged Child Care at DECA Prep
200 Homewood Ave, Dayton, OH 45405

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