School Age Program

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our YMCA School Age Program comes in. Our before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone has a great start and end to their school day.
For more information about our
School Age Program, please contact
Christina Braden, School Age Site Director:
cbraden@bcfymca.org | (724) 287-4733 Ext. 137


5-12 Years Old*
(*Butler Area School District Kindergarten-5th grade)

Teacher-to-Child Ratio: 
Younger School Age - 1:12
Older School Age - 1:15

School Age Staff

The YMCA teachers and staff are the kindest people you’ll ever meet. Your child is important to every single one of them. We’re committed to giving your child an enriching experience that sets them up for success for years to come.


Butler YMCA servicing Emily Brittain, Broad Street,
Center Township, HIS Kids Christian School, McQuistion and Penn Christian Academy

South Butler Early Care and School Age Center at
HIS Kids Christian School

Karns City High School servicing Chicora Elementary and Sugar Creek Elementary

Your Child's Day

6:30am* - First Arrival
8:45am - Depart for School
3:30pm - School Dimissal
4:00pm - Activities, Homework Help, Snack
5:30pm - Last Pick Up
Full day care will be provided on Butler Area School District vacation days, Act 80 days, in-service, and snow days. Please provide a brown bag lunch for full day care. Please do not send items that need refrigeration or microwaving. We are a nut-free child care center.
Scheduled care is also provided when the calendar or weather indicates a late start or early release.  
*Arrival time varies by location.

Pricing Information:

Every family deserves quality care to thrive. We offer competitive tuition rates and registration fees. CCW (Child Care Works) subsidy is accepted.

Before AND After School (Full Time): $105 per week

Before OR After School Only (Part Time): $85 per week

2022-2023 School Year Enrollment is open!

See For Yourself

The best way to experience the Butler YMCA Child Care & Early Learning Center
is with a guided tour. We’re excited to meet you and your family.

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