Welcome to the Tillamook County Family Youth Development Programs! All of our licensed Y Youth Development Programs are geared to help your child grow into strong, confident, and caring young people. Caring, well-trained staff have been providing care for children in our community since 1948. We offer care for children and youth in Preschool through sixth grade. Children must be 3 years of age and potty-trained in order to enter our licensed childcare programs. Swimming, play, team building, field trips, and healthy snacks are all a part of your child’s experience here at the YMCA.
These programs provide the following benefits for parents and children:
- Supervision of children during non-school hours.
- Well-trained staff who are carefully screened and receive on-going training.
- USDA approved supper as children arrive from the bus system
- Fun, age-appropriate activities.
- Option of attending one day a week to five days a week.
- Contact for children with adults who listen to and respect children.
- A safe place when school is not in session.
- Participating in fun activities with a group of friends.
- Field trips
- Free Swim Friday’s (Ages 7& up) and Mini-Swim Friday’s (Ages 3-6)
What We Offer
In addition to our Before and After School Program, the Tillamook YMCA provides care for children during In-Service Days, Winter Break, Spring Break, Fall Break, and Summer Camp! Make sure to check out all the fun camps we offer throughout the year by contacting the child care director or the welcome center and inquiring about upcoming events.
Summer Day Camp
June 11th-Aug 29th
Hours of Operation: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Register your child at the Y for Summer Day Camp! All day programming for your kiddos! Themed weeks provide a great experience for your child while keeping them engaged and inspired.
Y Members: $45/Day or $225/Week
Non Y Members $65/Day
email Ryan for more information!
In-Service Care: Preschool-Sixth Grade
Hours of Operation: 7:15 am – 6:00 pm
We are open all school in-service days. Children will need to eat breakfast before coming and will need to bring a sack lunch with a drink. Swimming is available for ages 7 and up. Children younger than 7 must be accompanied by an adult or child care staff member in order to participate in free swim. No School Days, In-Service Days and Camps are not included in your monthly tuition for our After School Program. Please keep in mind that we operate on a first come first serve basis, so make sure to keep your eyes open for registration forms for the following In-Service Days and Camps.
- October 14: In-Service Day
- October 26-28: Fun Fall Day’s Camp
- November 23: Early Release for Thanksgiving Break
- December 5: Workday
- Dec. 19 – Jan. 2: Holly Day’s Camp (see list for closures)
- February 16: In-Service Day
- March 12: Workday
- March 26-30: Spring Break Camp
- June 8: Early Release for Last Day of School
Before School Care: Preschool -Sixth Grade
Hours of Operation: 7:15 am – 9:00 am
Before School Care is offered Monday Mornings Only from 7:15 am to 9:00 am.. Children will be picked up between 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. by Tillamook School District 9 Bus System and be transported to either East Elementary School or South Prairie Elementary School. Children who attend Liberty will be escorted by foot with a childcare staff member at 9:00 am.
After School Care: Preschool – Sixth Grade
Hours of Operation: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is an after school program for your kids. Families can choose the days children will attend. Bus transportation is arranged through Tillamook School District No. 9. Daily activities include arts and crafts, a variety of indoor and outdoor sports, activities and games, and Mini-Swim on Friday’s. Homework time and homework assistance will be available. USDA approved meals will be served from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
After School Daily Schedule
3:15 – 3:45 Arrival from bus system and Afternoon USDA Approved Snack
3:45 – 4:00 Reading Time
4:00 – 4:30 Gym/ Outdoor Play Area/ Liberty Elementary Playground
4:30 – 5:00 Afternoon Craft Time
5:00 – 6:00 Activity Tables