Before and After School
For families with older kids, we offer Before and After School enrichment programs from kindergarten through middle school. Before and After School enrichment is an activity-based program designed to enhance the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of all children within a safe, fun and supportive environment. Our locations include YMCA’s and local area schools. Bear-Glasgow YMCA Child Care, Brandywine YMCA Child Care, Walnut Street YMCA Child Care, Dover YMCA Child Care, Sussex YMCA Child Care, Western YMCA Child Care
At our day camps participants sing songs, create arts and crafts, play music, swim, learn academic fundamentals, participate in storytelling and more. During our specialty camps we focus on STEM, sports, dance, art, cooking and more. Our day camps are offered at different locations across the state: Camp Cassey; Camp Quoowant; Camp Voyager; Camp Oowassis; Camp Opalanie; Camp Wassaqui; Camp Silver Lake
Camp, Child Care
Do you need someone to watch your child when you are exercising at the Y? Don’t worry; weêre here for you. Our Kids’ Zones serve youth ages 6 weeks to 13 years with age-appropriate activities and opportunities to move and exercise. For Kids’s Zone hours, click below your preferred location and choose “hours”. Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA, Brandywine YMCA, Central YMCA , Dover YMCA , Sussex Family YMCA , Western Family YMCA
Our overnight camp, Camp Tockwogh, is a spectacular rural camp on 309 well-preserved acres spread over a mile and half along the Chesapeake Bay in Worton, MD. It provides a unique opportunity for campers to enjoy the great outdoors and new experiences including sailing, horseback riding, hiking and more. Our camping options include opportunities for families and children from kindergarten through 11th grade. Click here to learn more.
Camp, Child Care
Is it time for your toddler to get their first school experience? Because this is a critical time in your child’s life, our preschool programs at the Western and Central YMCA locations focus on the development of the whole child and equip toddlers with essential skills for life-long learning. Our staff are trained especially for this delicate and inquisitive age and are required to attend numerous training sessions throughout the year. Brandywine YMCA, Central YMCA, Walnut Street YMCA, Western YMCA Child Care
School Is Out
Are you in a bind to find care for your child during school holidays or in-service days? We have you covered! Sign up for one of the Y’s School is Out programs. Click here to learn details by location. Bear-Glasgow YMCA Child Care, Brandywine YMCA Child Care, Walnut Street YMCA Child Care, Dover YMCA Child Care, Sussex YMCA Child Care, Western YMCA Child Care
The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.