NOW ENROLLING for the 2022-2023 school year!

Once children reach school age, multiple influences enter their lives. YMCA After School ensures that the time out of school is occupied creatively and constructively. Our child care program provides you the  opportunity to work with the peace of mind knowing that your child is being cared for in a safe, nurturing and structured environment.

Activities include homework time, snack time, games, arts & crafts, indoor and/or outdoor play and occasional field trips. The YMCA develops character by teaching and demonstrating values. We use positive adult role models to teach the four basic values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Grades K-5 (child must be at least 5 years old).
  • After School care is provided onsite at the elementary school.
  • Fees include teacher in-service and early dismissal days.

Qualified Staff

  • This program is fully licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and meets all licensing and safety standards. All staff are well-trained in the care of school age children, background checked, and are First Aid and CPR certified.

Financial Assistance

The Y is community-based and believes that its programs and services should be available to everyone regardless of age, background, ability or income. The Y offers financial      assistance to participants that is designed to fit your individual financial situation. The Y utilizes the two different types of financial assistance available:

Texas Work Force Solutions  - Eligible applicants may have their childcare expenses fully covered by the State of Texas. To enroll please follow these steps:

1) To determine eligibility for Worksource funding contact Work Force Solutions at or 409-962-1236 to complete the required paperwork.

2) Apply to the YMCA (if qualified a minimal percentage will be given)

3) Provide an acceptance / denial letter to the YMCA.

4) If accepted, YMCA will adjust account for NCI payments and parent co-payments.

5) If denied, YMCA will reassess original application and increase percentage based on need.

Little Cypress Mauriceville ISD

Little Cypress Elementary

(transported to North Orange Baptist Church by LCMISD school bus)

Nederland ISD

Helena Park Elementary
Highland Elementary
Hillcrest Elementary
Langham Elementary

Port Arthur ISD

Tyrrell Elementary                                                                    Lucian Adams Elementary
Sam Houston Elementary

(transported to Lucian Adams)

Port Neches Groves ISD

Ridgewood Elementary
Van Buren Elementary

Jasper ISD

Few Primary

Parnell Elementary

(Transported to Few Primary)

Registration Fee (non-refundable)

Single Child – $30.00
Multiple Children – $50.00

Weekly Afterschool Care Rates:

YMCA Members:
$65 first child
$55 each additional child
$80 first child
$70 each additional child

If your child has any food allergies, a Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan form must be filled out and signed by your child's physician before they may attend camp.

Download forms here:

Afterschool Care Parent Handbook 2022-2023
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Emergency Care Plan form here
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