School Age Development

YWCA Lancaster’s School Age Child Development program provides a safe place for kids and peace of mind for their families. The program offers care to children 5-12 years of age throughout the year.

Summer Camp

YWCA Lancaster Summer Camp offers care for children from the end of the school year until it begins again in the Fall. Day Camp is offered at sites throughout Lancaster County for students in the Penn Manor School District and School District of Lancaster. Campers receive a t-shirt celebrating the summer’s theme.

Registration nights for Summer Camp for both downtown and Penn Manor locations will take place at our Lime Street location:

  • Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5-7 pm
  • Thursday, April 8, 2021 5-7 pm

Camp includes the following activities:

  • Breakfast and nutritious snacks
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports and games
  • Library visits
  • Activities such as bowling, mini golf, and skating
  • Trips to local attractions
  • Programs celebrating diversity and individuality

Kindergarten Wrap-Around

Kindergarten Wrap registration.

YWCA Lancaster’s Kindergarten Wrap-Around Program offers care for children enrolled in half-day kindergarten at all Penn Manor elementary schools. The program can be combined with before and/or after school care to provide all day care for kindergarten students.  Information is now available for our Kindergarten Wrap Registration.

All fees are due upon registration to complete your enrollment. Please download and complete
enrollment packet to speed up enrollment process.

Preferred payment method is credit card. This is also the quickest. However, we also except cash and check payments.

Registration packet is available here.

If you are unable to make the designated registration nights, you may call into YWCA
Lancaster at the numbers below to make an appointment to register.
Contact for Penn Manor School District:

Charles Linares
Assistant Director of YWonderful Kids Penn Manor
717-286-4493
clinares@ywcalancaster.org

Cathy Lerch
Director of YWonderful Kids Program
717-869-5016
clerch@ywcalancaster.org

Before and After School

Before & After School care includes ample indoor and outdoor activities, homework time, nutritious snacks, and arts and crafts.

  • School District of Lancaster: Care is provided for children attending Carter And MacRae, Wickersham, Fulton, Burrowes, King, Washington, Lafayette, Ross, and Wharton elementary schools. This program includes transportation to and from schools at no additional cost.
  • Penn Manor School District: Care is provided at Central Manor, Eshleman, Hambright, Letort, Martic, and Pequea elementary schools.

Care is available during school closings at YWCA Lancaster for both Penn Manor and School District of Lancaster schools with prior registration.

Before and After School Registration Nights: 

THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION FOR BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL WILL BE HELD ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS AND LOCATIONS: 

All fees are due upon registration to complete your enrollment. Please download and complete enrollment packet to speed up enrollment process. 

Our preferred method of payment is credit card. This is also the quickest. However, we also accept cash and check payments. 

Packets are available at the links below. 

Registration at YWCA Lancaster 110 North Lime Street: 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:30-6:30 pm for Penn Manor Before and After School sites 

ThursdayMay 6, 2021 4:30-6:30 pm for Penn Manor Before and After School sites  

Registration at YWCA Lancaster 110 North Lime Street: 

Thursday, July 8, 2021 4:00-6:00 pm for School District of Lancaster & Pre-K Counts 

If you are unable to make the designated registration nights, you may call into the YWCA Lancaster at the numbers below beginning Monday, July 12, 2021 to make an appointment to register.   

2021/2022 Center Closings

July 5, 2021 (July 4th Observed)

September 6, 2021 (Labor Day)

October 11, 2021 Staff Development Day – Mandatory for all staff

November 25, 2021 (Thanksgiving Day)

November 26, 2021  (Day after Thanksgiving)

December 24, 2021  (Christmas Holiday)

December 31, 2021 (New Year’s Holiday)

March 9, 2022 (International Women’s Day)

April 18, 2022 Staff Development Day – Mandatory for all staff

May 30, 2022 (Memorial Day)

June 20, 2022 (Juneteenth)

Registration

For information regarding YWCA Lime Street Center’s Before & After School Programming and to set up an appointment or for information regarding Penn Manor’s Before & After School Programming and to set up an appointment:

Contact Information:

Charles Linares (he/him)
Assistant Director, YWonderful Kids at Penn Manor