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. For any questions about Child Care, contact Andrea, our Youth Development Director.
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 (only during Summer time).
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.
We are excited to provide attentive care, fun activities, and healthy snacks for your child, while you enjoy one of our many healthy living activities. Registration is required and parents must remain in the building. Free To Children With Active Membership. Maximum of 2 hour a day per child. Evening care is not available during summer.
Monday-Friday 8 am to 11:30 am
Monday-Thursday 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
No Evening Child Watch during the Summer.
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
No School Day Care: Preschool-Sixth Grade
Hours of Operation: 7:15 am – 6:00 pm
We are open most Tillamook no school days. No School 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 No School Days and Camps.
There must be at least 10 kids registered for each No School Day or else it may be subject to closure.
- October 11th: In-Service Day
- October 23rd – 25th: Fun Fall Day’s Camp
- November 27th: Half Day
- December 2nd: Workday
- December 23rd – January 3rd: Holly Day’s Camp
- February 14th: In-Service Day
- March 9th: In-Service Day
- March 23rd – 27th: Spring Break Camp
- June 4th – Half Day Last Day of School
Holidays Child Care is CLOSED:
- Labor Day – September 2nd
- Veteran’s Day – November 11th
- Thanksgiving – November 28th & 29th
- Christmas – December 24th & 25th
- New Years – December 31st & January 1st
- Martin Luther King Day – January 20th
- President’s Day – February 17th
- Memorial Day – May 25th
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 7:25 am and 8:25 am 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.
Summer Day Camp
June 5th – August 25th (Closed for Fair Day Friday)
Hours of Operation: 7:15 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.
Summer Adventure Camp
YMCA CAMP MAKUALA is a overnight summer camp nestled on 13 acres, up the Trask River near the Tillamook State Forrest. Home to campers entering the 3rd to 8th grade, YMCA CAMP MAKUALA provides the perfect setting for learning, growth, and fun! With a wide variety of activities based on our core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility campers gain skills and confidence to propel them forward in life.
Summer 2020 information coming soon!
Contact Ryan for more information.
*In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.