• Openings Still Available For YMCA After School Childcare Programs

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    August 06, 2021
    YMCA branches serving the Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes, Simi Valley and Moorpark areas have a limited number of openings left for children in TK through fifth grade for YMCA after-school childcare programs for the 2021-22 school year.

    Yarrow Family YMCA provides childcare in the Las Virgenes School District at Sumac/Mariposa, Willow and Yerba Buena elementary schools in Agoura Hills and White Oak Elementary in Westlake Village.
    Simi Valley Family YMCA offers childcare at Big Springs, Hollow Hills, Katherine and White Oak elementary schools.
    Conejo Valley YMCA is providing childcare at Peach Hill Academy Elementary School in Moorpark and M.A.T.E.S. Charter School in Thousand Oaks.
    Childcare is available on all school days, pupil-free days and minimum days. Themed camp programs are held during Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks and any school furlough days. Afterschool programs provide a structured environment that includes homework time, arts and crafts, sports and science. All childcare staff are state licensed and CPR and first aid certified.
    "Working parents often struggle to find safe, reliable and experienced childcare providers," says Jaime Gonzalez, YMCA senior childcare program director. "All three YMCA branches have a long history in providing quality childcare to our community."
    YMCA after-school programs will follow all COVID-related county safety and health guidelines.
    Children can attend full time or part time with flexible time slots available. Daycare dismissal is at 6:00 p.m. Before-school childcare availability will depend on the level of interest. Financial assistance is available. Parents can register their children by going to www.sevymca.org.
    For more information, contact Jaime Gonzalez at jgonzalez@sevymca.org, 805-583-5338, ext. 4012.
    Southeast Ventura County YMCA
    As part of the community since 1964, the Southeast Ventura County YMCA is a nonprofit charitable organization. Its mission is to build relationships, impact lives and strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The three Southeast Ventura County YMCA branches are Yarrow Family YMCA (serving Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Oak Park) Conejo Valley YMCA (serving Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Moorpark and the Santa Rosa Valley) and Simi Valley Family YMCA (serving Simi Valley). The branches served over 20,500 residents last year including more than 7,000 who were able to participate because of money raised during the annual support campaign. https://www.sevymca.org
    Danielle Hutchison, Director of Marketing and Programs
    dhutchison@sevymca.org, 805-497-9081 x102