Download the Before- and After-School care registration form for the 2016-17 program:
• Click here to download the 2016-17 registration form (PDF)
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Information about the Before- and After-School care programs
The Capital District YMCA offers before- and after-school care at the four Scotia-Glenville elementary schools - Glendaal, Glen-Worden, Lincoln and Sacandaga.
The YMCA programs are held in the school cafeterias and include snacks, outdoor play, games, arts and crafts, homework time, gym time and kid choice activities. The children are placed in appropriate age groups and the activities are structured to meet their developmental needs.
The staff, trained in school age childcare, work with the groups of children. The child/adult ratio is 10:1.
The YMCA's programs are registered with the NYS Department of Social Services and licensed with the Office of Child and Family Services.
The daily activities that the children participate in are the following choices: Indoor and Outdoor Recreation, Daily Arts and Crafts, Homework, Snack, Character Development and Creating and making New Friends.
The YMCA operates this program in four school districts: Mohonasen, Schalmont, Schenectady and Scotia-Glenville.
The best way to get more information about the programs is by contacting Kerri DiCaprio at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is the Capital District YMCA's website.
Here are some guidelines about the YMCA YCare program when school is delayed or closed
The program opens each day at 6:30.
▪ TWO-HOUR DELAY: The programs are OPEN and run at normal times at all locations.
▪ AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: If the district cancels after-school/evening activities, the program is OPEN.
▪ EARLY RELEASE: If the district closes and there is an early release, the program is CLOSED.
▪ CLOSED: If the district is closed, the program is also CLOSED.