Thousand Oaks, Calif.—YMCA branches serving the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley and Moorpark are registering students in kindergarten through fifth grade for before and after school childcare programs for the coming 2019-2020 school year.
Yarrow Family YMCA offers childcare at Yerba Buena, Sumac and Willow elementary schools in Agoura Hills and White Oak Elementary in Westlake Village including childcare program specially designed for kindergarteners is available. If transportation space is available, children who attend elementary schools in Oak Park and at Westlake and Westlake Hills elementary schools can be transported to their nearest YMCA childcare school site.
Conejo Valley YMCA is providing childcare at Peach Hill Academy and Mountain Meadows Elementary in Moorpark and M.A.T.E.S. Charter School in Thousand Oaks.
Simi Valley Family YMCA offers childcare at Arroyo, Atherwood, Berylwood, Big Springs, Hollow Hills, Katherine, Santa Susana, Sycamore and White Oak elementary schools. A preschool facility is at Justin Early Learners Academy (2245 Justin Ave.).
A typical day includes homework time, themed enrichments, science projects and arts and crafts. Children participate in monthly service projects as well. Focus is on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Staff ratio is one for every 12 students. All staff members are First Aid and CPR certified.
Childcare is available on school days, pupil-free days and minimum days. Camp programs are held during Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks and any school furlough days. Children can attend full time or part time with flexible time slots available.
Childcare information is available at each branch website or by contacting YMCA branches directly: Yarrow Family YMCA, 818-707-9622, www.yarrowymca.org, Conejo Valley YMCA, 805-523-7613, www.conejoymca.org and the Simi Valley Family YMCA, 805-583-5338, www.simiymca.org.