The YMCA Character Builders before and after school program takes pride in reaching out to the children and families in communities in which we serve by supporting and strengthening the family unit and helping children to reach their fullest potential and delivering the program in a positive YMCA environment of safety, support and care. Our goals and objectives as child development providers are to contribute to the child’s total development; physically, emotionally, socially and mentally.
The afternoon daily program schedule consists of a homework academic hour, afternoon snacks, teambuilding games and activities, group games, a variety of arts and crafts, family nights, character building, and community outreach and service learning projects.
All staff are CPR and First Aid certified, Health Screened and TB certified, background checked, child abuse certified, has an educational background in Child Development, and receives annual YMCA trainings through the YMCA of San Diego County and the YMCA of USA .
Our program hours are as follows:
AM Programming: PM Programming:
M-F 6:30-8am MTRF 2:05-6:30pm, W 11:45am-6:30pm
*East County Family YMCA website address:www.eastcounty.ymca.org