School-Age Care

BEFORE and AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT (BASE) PROGRAM

Our school-age programs offer state-licensed programs with a commitment to providing high quality care. Our mission and core values of honesty, responsibility, respect and caring will leave you feeling secure knowing your child is in an inclusive, positive and nurturing environment. Come visit us today!

Your child will participate in enrichment activities that teach:
  • Responsibility while completing homework assignments and assisting with daily jobs.
  • Caring while working together as a group to complete community service projects.
  • Respect for staff, participants and themselves through participating in core value activities in a positive and safe environment.
  • Honesty through good sportsmanship and being encouraged to always tell the truth.
  • ALL WHILE PARTICIPATING IN FUN ACTIVITIES AND DEVELOPING THEIR YMCA PRIDE!!
LOCATIONS

We are conveniently located in 5 KUSD schools, and we transport from several more to the Kenosha YMCA.

  • On-site KUSD Locations
    • Brass, Forest Park, Stocker, Prairie Lane, and KTEC (east & west)
  • YMCA Site (transportation provided*)
    • Transportation is provided based on need. A minimum of 5 students per school is required in order to provide transportation. Below is an example of schools we may transport to/from.
      • Pleasant Prairie, EBSOLA (Dual Language only), Harvey,
        C. Strange, Bose & Somers
    • *Additional annual $50 transportation fee
BEFORE SCHOOL: 6:30am until school starts
AFTER SCHOOL: School dismissal until 6:00pm
  • Includes healthy snacks
  • Free STEM and health instructional classes offered
  • Homework Assistance & Specialized Tutoring
  • Early Release Fridays: Sites are on a rotating schedule to visit the Y to go swimming.
    • Please see the Site Director for your child’s schedule.
    • On their scheduled days, please send swimwear to school with your child. Pick-up would be at the Kenosha YMCA (7101 53rd Street) on Field Trip days, NOT at their school site.
ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
  • Enrollment forms can be DOWNLOADED and completed online.
    • OR picked up at the Kenosha YMCA Member Service Desk or one of our BASE sites (Brass, Forest Park, KTEC East & West, Stocker, and Prairie Lane).
  • Enrollment accepted year-round.
    • Children may begin attending within 2 business days (Mon-Fri), providing…
      • Space is available
      • ALL required forms are complete
    • The Site Director will contact you regarding the child’s FIRST WEEK schedule. Thereafter, parents will enter schedule (and pay fees) online. You will receive instructions on how to set up your account.
  • A registration fee $30 per child*, is required for participant’s at the time of enrollment.
    • *This is a one-time fee. Therefore, returning families (previous school year) will receive a $30 credit on their account once enrollment is complete.
  • Wisconsin Works accepted, co-pay may apply.
  • Multiple child discount: 10% off fees for each additional child attending the program.
  • Children enrolled in BASE will receive a FREE Kenosha YMCA Youth Membership!

KIDS DAY OUT and CAMPS
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Do you have a 4K Student?  We are now offering before and/or after care at our school locations! Please contact Kaitlyn Bouvette at 262.654.9622 ext. 264, or Rachel Mall, Youth and Family Director at ext. 238 for more information or to enroll your child.