Y’s Kid Program – Before & After School
Riddle & Williams Elementary Schools
The Y’s Kid Program is a collaborative effort offered by Mattoon Community School District #2 and the Mattoon Area Family YMCA. It’s a safe, comprehensive program for K – 5th graders that gives parents peace of mind, knowing your children are being taken care of by the YMCA before and/or after school sessions. The program is full of excitement and challenges for children. Activities center around age, interest, culture, education and the seasons. The times for this program are before school, 6:30 – 8:00am, and after school, 3:10 – 5:30pm. The Y’s Kid Program follows the Mattoon School calendar. Program is not held if school is cancelled or dismissed early due to weather.
Parents must sign a contract schedule. Before and After School Care is billed through automatic bank draft. Payment is not based on attendance.The YMCA does not discourage any child from participating due to inability to pay. Financial assistance is available at the YMCA.
Click HERE for a list of the program fees.
- Early out days are included in the after school program fees.
- Multiple-Child discount: 25% off for each additional child for AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ONLY
- CUSD #2 Employee discount: 15% off program fees
Dynamite Days Out
A day long program for kids ages 5-12 to give them a place to go when school is not in session. Program includes games, sports, arts & crafts, movies, swimming and other organized activities. Children must be registered at least 3 days in advance and must bring a sack lunch, 2 snacks, water bottle, swim suit and towel. Weather permitting, we may be outdoors. Please have your child dress appropriately. This program is NOT included with the Before/After School Program and will require registration and payment prior to child’s attendance.
Current Program Dates:
- Member Fee and non-Member Fee: $20 per day
Camp Ki-Ma-Y is an affordable and dependable child care option for families who require day to day care for children 5 – 12 years of age. Camp Ki-Ma-Y provides children with daily summer adventures that promote healthy spirit, mind, and body. Meeting new friends, learning team building through YMCA character development curriculum, and expanding their knowledge through new experiences are positive outcomes of each week of camp! Campers will spend time indoors and outdoors as our staff leads them in a variety of activities including:
Arts and Crafts - Small and large group interactions - Sports and physical play - Recreational swimming - Outdoor education - One off-site field trip per week
Age: 5 – 12 Fees: $20/day or $90/week
- Week 1 – May 24th Let’s Play!
- Week 2 -May 28-May 31 Sea Shore Escapades
- Week 3 -June 3-June 7 A Bug’s Life
- Week 4 -June 10-June 14 Wild West
- Week 5 -June 17-June 21 The 60′s
- Week 6 -June 24-June 28 Hawaiian Hullaballoo
- Week 7 -July 1-July 5 Stars and Stripes
- Week 8 -July 8-July 12 New York, New York
- Week 9 -July 15-July 19 On Safari
- Week 10 -July 22-July 26 Space Explores
- Week 11 -July 29-Aug 2 I’m a Rock Star
- Week 12 -Aug 5-Aug 9 Disco Days
- Week 13- Aug 12-Aug 15 The Final Fling
MY Night’s is a program held at the Y for kids in Middle School. The program provides the youth with a safe environment to interact with their peers. During the events, there will be a variety of different activities for youth to take part in. Music and games are just some of the fun. Each month’s event will be marked by one big blow up toy for all to participate in. Each event will have pizza provided by local businesses. Cost for each month is $4. Registration will be done at the Mattoon Middle School over the lunch hour. Registration is limited to the first 250 kids. MY Night’s typically runs on the second Friday or Saturday of each month during the school year. Please contact Blake is you have any questions