Before and After School Care Program

Lafayette Christian School offers a before and after school care program in partnership with the Greater Lafayette YMCA.  This offering is only available with a minimum overall number of students participating.

 

Before School Program (beginning at 6am at YMCA)

The general daily format for the before school program may be as follows:

15 minutes - sign-in, announcements, free time
30 minutes - academic enrichment/homework assistance
60 minutes - 2 programming sessions
15 minutes - clean up, walk to classrooms

After School Program  (until 6pm at YMCA)

The general daily format for the after school program may be as follows:

30 minutes - snack, sign-in, announcements
30 minutes – academic enrichment/homework assistance
60 minutes - 2 programming sessions
30 minutes - organized recreation

Programming Components:
  • Tutoring & Mentoring – tutoring, homework help and/or planned instruction
  • 21st Century Skills – Project-based learning, collaborative problem-solving, media literacy
  • Service Learning – beautification, peer mentoring, food drives, public artwork projects
  • Leadership Development – leadership training, resistance skills
  • Arts Education – arts & crafts, dance, photography, music education
  • Health & Wellness – Nutrition education, team sports, intramural competition, health and fitness education, yoga
  • Global Learning – cultural celebrations using food, music arts, and more
  • Parent & Family Engagement – parent advisory councils, achievement celebrations, demonstrations, holiday & summer camps

In addition to the above activities, the YMCA offers children enrolled in the program the opportunity to swim at the YMCA.  Every Friday, transportation is provided for two after school sites to come to the YMCA on a rotating basis.  The children enrolled in this program are then able to swim at the YMCA and their parents pick them up there rather than at the usual after school site. 

 

4/5 days

3 days

2 days

Before school only

$55

$45

$35

After school only

$55

$45

$35

Before and after school

$65

$55

$45

There is a 2nd child discount of $5 and financial assistance is also available. 
Registration is $40 per child or $60 per family.
Registration form can be found online at http://www.lafayettefamilyymca.org/.

For questions or to request additional info please contact Beth Riedeman at 765-474-3448 or beth@lafayettefamilyymca.org