GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

September App Challenge

Grab your book bag and your booty bands because it's time for the Back to School Calorie Burn. Download the Greater Wichita YMCA app to get started and win prizes. The challenge ends September 30th. 

FUN CLUB - SCHEDULED SCHOOL CLOSING COVERAGE

Designed to make scheduled school closures easier for parents and kids, The Greater Wichita YMCA's FUN CLUB day camp programs offers students - ages 5-12, enrolled in grades K-5 - structured activities in a safe, supervised environment when schools close for a day, a few days, a week, or longer. The program, licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), offers certified, trained, and experienced supervision to ten-or-more participants per site for:

  • SCHOOL DAY OUT - Day-long camp programs at school sites and branch locations for partner school students, KEY Academy participant or not
  • BREAK CLUBS - Week-long day camp programs held at Greater Wichita YMCA branch locations open to all 5-12-year-old K-5 students, regardless of school or KEY Academy participation

FUN CLUB (School Day Out or Break Club) is:

  • Owned, staffed, and operated by the Greater Wichita YMCA with licensed, trained child care providers leading programs at participating schools and/or branch locations (varies by dates and district)
  • A partnership with six area school districts (see list below) for SCHOOL DAY OUT and open to all students of appropriate age and grade level for BREAK CAMP
  • Available to children ages 5-12, enrolled in Kindergarten through fifth grade at eligible schools
  • Open, during service days, from 6:30AM-6PM (unless otherwise indicated - see individual registration forms for dates and times)
  • Accessible for all with FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE available to those who qualify and third-party payments accepted
  • Designed to offer a mixture of physical and quiet activities for groups and individuals while offering seasonal themes and ideas for each session
  • Healthy - a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks is provided to every participant

2019-2020 SCHOOL DAY(S) OUT PARTNER DISTRICTS AND SITES

The following is a list of partner school districts and participating elementary schools for the upcoming school year. Find specific dates for each school on the district information sheet (using the tiles below):

ANDOVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

  • Cottonwood Elementary
  • Martin Elementary
  • Meadowlark Elementary
  • Prairie Creek Elementary
  • Sunflower Elementary
  • Wheatland Elementary

SCHOOL DAY OUT SITE

  • Dr. Jim Farha ANDOVER YMCA

GODDARD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

  • Amelia Earheart Elementary
  • Apollo Elementary
  • Clark Davidson Elementary
  • Explorer Elementary
  • Oak Street Elementary

SCHOOL DAY OUT SITES

  • Explorer Elementary School
  • Northwest YMCA

MAIZE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

  • Maize Central Elementary
  • Maize Elementary
  • Maize Pray Woodman Elementary
  • Maize South Elementary
  • Maize Vermillion Elementary

SCHOOL DAY OUT SITE

  • Maize Elementary School
  • Northwest YMCA

RENWICK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

  • Garden Plain Elementary
  • St. Mark’s Elementary

SCHOOL DAY OUT SITE

  • Maize Elementary School
  • Northwest YMCA
  • Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA
  • Maize Elementary School
  • (VC) Wheatland Elementary School

VALLEY CENTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

  • Abilene Elementary
  • Wheatland Elementary
  • West Elementary

SCHOOL DAY OUT SITE

  • Northwest YMCA
  • Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA
  • Wheatland Elementary School

WICHITA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS

  • Beech Elementary
  • Caldwell Elementary
  • Mueller Elementary
  • Ortiz Elementary

SCHOOL DAY OUT SITES

  • Dennis Schoenebeck NORTH YMCA
  • Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA

2019-2020 BREAK CLUBS SITES AND DATES

UNLIKE School Day(s) Out, BREAK CLUB Fun Clubs are available to ALL students (K-5, 5-12-years-old) regardless of district or school. Learn more using the tiles below.

2019-2020 FUN CLUB ENROLLMENT PROCESS

2019-2020 BREAK CLUB enrollment - including School Day Out and Break Club dates - begins Monday, July 8, 2019 and continues throughout the school year.

APPLICATION STEPS

  1. Review the Fun Club overview document and KEY Academy Policies and Parent Information materials - available above, at any YMCA Branch, or upon request from our administrative office.
  2. Complete a School Day Out and/or Break Club registration form and required KDHE paperwork (must be completed online (link below)) for EACH CHILD and sign the policies and parental information agreement.
  3. Submit your materials IN PERSON at an YMCA Branch Location or MAIL materials (as instructed in Overview Brochure) to our administrative offices before the deadline (as stated in materials)
  4. Do NOT try to enroll in FUN CLUB programs on our website or at a school-based FUN CLUB program site. You must apply as stated above.
  5. Allow for up-to five business days for response from FUN CLUB staff. Regarding participation and/or other information for participation dates (themes, participant needs, etc.).
  6. FUN CLUB staff MUST confirm enrollment and availability (by email) before children will be allowed to participate, without exception. Contact Child Care Accounts to confirm email preferences.

ENROLLMENT NOTES

  1. Scheduled dates of available are subject to change based on enrollment. A minimum of 10 (ten) students must be registered for a site to hold their program on that day.
  2. ALL students (if in KEY Academy or not) must be registered at least 7 (seven) days prior to Break Club dates (including the MONDAY Break Clubs start - even for partial week attendance)
  3. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE is available and third-party payment is accepted. See policies document for full overview of cost/billing/payment requirements.
  4. ALL required paperwork (enrollment form, KDHE paperwork and support documents, and signed policies/parental information agreement) must be submitted BEFORE any child will be considered for enrolled.

Have questions or concerns? Use our FAQ page, or our online CONTACT US form, or use the information below (Child Care and Camp branch/program leadership and staff):

  • CHILD CARE ACCOUNTS - EMAIL or PHONE (316.776.8842)
  • Jon McReynolds (Senior Program Director) - EMAIL or PHONE (316.776.8243)
  • Andrea Eliot (Branch Director) - EMAIL or PHONE (316.776.8241)

OUR OTHER CHILD CARE PROGRAMS

In addition to SCHOOL DAY(S) OUT and BREAK CLUBS, we also offer full day, Early Education care and before- / after-school care programs. Use the tiles below to learn more.

ANOTHER REASON Y

The Greater Wichita YMCA offers myriad Child Care options and hundreds of other offerings to support pursuit of a health spirit, mind, and body including:

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