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YMCA of MARTA'S VINEYARD

A Great finish to every school day

The After School Program is a family centered program that nurtures the whole child by inspiring academic success, healthy movement, and social and emotional development. We believe our kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. It makes for confident kids today & contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.


​Rates

Normal Program Day: Members: $21, Non-members: $24
Half Day: Members: $39, Non-member: $44
Vacation Day: Members: $59, Non-member: $67

After School Schedule

Registration opens August 5th for members & August 19th for non-members.

Program runs Monday - Friday, from school dismissal until 6:00pm. You can register for one day a week or all five. With additional registration we also provide care on vacation & in-service days.

Parent Portal Downloads

Parent Information Packet
Family Handbook & Healthcare Policy
2019-2020 Program Calendar
Enrollment Form
Formulário de Inscrição - Português

Medication Consent Form
Individual Health Care Plan Form


Financial Assistance

Y FOR ALL –We don’t turn anyone away due to affordability. Lower rates are available based on financial need through our Financial Assistance Program.

Contact lwebster@ymcamv.org for additional information.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FORM

PLAY

We have a calendar of activities that encourage creativity and provide new experiences that teach important lessons about community, characterbuilding, nutrition, and much more.

  1. Monthly themed curriculum & activities
  2. Free Play
  3. Outdoor Play
  4. Arts & Crafts
  5. STEM Activities
  6. Board games, puzzles and more!

Explore

Our curriculum incorporates activities that teach children about the world around us, including learning about helping out and giving back, and field trips to on and off-Island favorites!

  1. MV Ice Arena
  2. Long Point Wildlife Refuge, Property of The Trustees of the Reservations
  3. Barn, Bowl & Bistro
  4. Chappy
  5. Island Alpaca Farm
  6. Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center
  7. Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
  8. The Farm Institute, and more!

Move

Fun, physical challenges and large motor and team building activities, keep students fit and healthy each day, setting them on a path to: developing healthy habits for life, reducing anxiety and stress, boosting self-esteem. Children participate in physical fitness activities each day, including swimming, basketball, large group games, yoga, zumba, and more!

  1. Recreational Swimming in Y Pool
  2. Yogamotion Classes in Y Group Exercise Studio
  3. Ice Skating at the MV Ice Arena
  4. Sports like Gaga, Field Games, & Basketball on Y Campus
  5. Nature Hikes
  6. Fitness Classes in Y Fitness Center and Studio Includes special classes taught by our trained & certified fitness and aqua professionals

Benefits of After School

  1. Licensed by the Department of Early Education & Care
  2. Bus transportation from all Island schools
  3. Financial Assistance available & third party subsidies accepted
  4. Daily, healthy snacks provided by Y Cafe
  5. Monthly themed curriculum and activities, including homework assistance
  6. Recreational swim twice a week
  7. Practicing the core values of the YMCA, character building, and mindfullness

Vacation Camp

Winter Break #1: 12/23, 12/27, 12/30, & 12/31
Winter Break #2: 1/2 & 1/3
February Break: 2/24-2/28
April Break: 4/20-4/24
*See Front Desk for Registration Form

“Students who attend After School and summer programs are better prepared for work and life. They attend school more, make gains in reading and math, improve their grades and have higher graduation rates.”

- Cathy Stevens, Director of the White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellowship


 

“I love playing with all my friends & I like all the teachers in the After School Program at the Y.”

— Ava, age 8 —

“If I could describe the Y After School Program in 3 words they would be: fun, happy, and caring.”

— Martina, age 8 —

“I enjoy my time in the After School Program doing arts and crafts. I feel safe here.”

— Stella, Age 8 —

 
 

Collaborators & Partners

Island Artists
Local Musicians
Featherstone
Althea Designs
Kids Yogamotion
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary - Mass Audubon
The Trustees of Reservations
The Farm Institute, The Trustees
Island Alpaca Farm
OSNAP
Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena
Woods Hole Science Aquarium
Martha's Vineyard Public School
Martha's Vineyard Charter Schools
Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC)
Island Grown Initiative
Island Elderly Housing

Contact Us

TARA DINKEL
Administrator of Program
PHONE 508-696-7171 ext. 117
EMAIL tdinkel@ymcamv.org

 
 
Class Schedules