Manchester Township School District has contracted with the YMCA of Toms River to provide before and after school childcare programs for our students. The Y-Kids program will be offered for grades K-5 at Manchester Twp., Ridgeway and Whiting Elementary Schools. There are options for students to attend three, four or five days a week.
Curriculum for Y-Kids focuses on arts and humanities, literacy, science and technology, anti-bullying, social competence, conflict resolution, character development, homework help, health, wellness and fitness through CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health). CATCH is an evidence based program designed to promote physical activity, healthy food choices and prevent tobacco use in school aged children.
Registration must be done in person at the YMCA by August 8 in order to start on the first day of school.
For more details please print the Y-Kids Flyer.