SACC (School Aged Child Care)

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YMCA School Age Child Care (SACC)

As the largest provider of before and after school programs in Stephenson & JoDaviess County, your YMCA provides family-centered, values-based programs to nurture children's healthy development.

OUR PROMISE TO FAMILIES:

  • Specially trained adult supervisors
  • Ongoing training required
  • Background checked and drug tested
  • CPR trained and certified
  • There is one staff member for every 12-15 children with a minimum of two staff at each location.

SACC CURRICULUM:

  • Arts and crafts

  • Service Learning and character development

  • Science and technology

  • Health and fitness

  • Homework tutoring

On-site before and after school child care is available mornings from 6:30 a.m. and after school until 6:00 p.m. at Lincoln-Douglas, Empire, Center, Jones-Farrar and Taylor Park elementary schools. Blackhawk School child care is provided at Center School with bus transportation provided by the YMCA. You may enroll your child for as few as three days per week, before and/or after school. We provide after care at Carl Sandburg; Middle school child care is provided at Carl Sandburg and will be transported by the YMCA.

Call the YMCA Early Learning Center at 815-235-2467, or email
Stephanie Diehl at 
stephanie.diehl@highland.edu, for more information.

Financial Assistance Statement

The YMCA's policy is that no person will be turned away because of lack of funds. If you know of anyone who would benefit from a YMCA membership or program, but does not have the needed funds, please contact our professional staff. Financial assistance and scholarships are obtained through a simple and confidential application process.