Kids World Registration
2021-2022 School Year
Completed registrations can be faxed to 733-9524
After School/Holiday Program
The YWCA’S After School Program, Kids World, serves children 4-12 years old in over 16 school locations throughout Chemung and Schuyler Counties. YWCA Elmira & the Twin Tiers makes program excellence, enrichment, and your child's safety our priorities. Quality school programs don't just happen; they are the result of careful curricular planning and creative efforts on the part of YWCA staff members.
As a provider, our goal is to deliver a positive and rewarding experience for every child and to exceed your family's expectations. Our licensed and registered child care programs proudly serve youth in multiple locations throughout these three counties.
After School Care available from school dismissal to 6:00 pm at local schools, YWCA Site 5:30 pm.
Homework assistance provided
Providing quality, affordable care for over 30 yrs
Program licensed through the New York State Office of Children & Family Services
Annual Training for Staff
Background Screening for all program staff: Statewide Central Register Database Check/New York State Fingerprints Criminal history record check
Safe and healthy environment
Kids World Locations
4 school districts
Spencer Van Etten
Finn Academy (at YWCA)
After School Program Fees:
$55 per child
4 to 5 days per week
$260 per month for one child ($65.00 per week)
$200 per month for each additional child
3 days per week
$190 per month for one child ($47.50 per week)
$150 per month for each additional child
Full Day Program fees at the YWCA
Time 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
$36 per day for one child
$29 per day for each additional child
Half Day Conference days fees at YWCA
Time 10:45 am - 5:30 pm
$28 per day for one child
$23 per day for each additional child
YWCA Elmira will be closed on the following holidays...
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve- New Years Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
For 2021-2022, will change each academic year
Before School Program Fees & Locations:
4 to 5 days per week:
$95 per month for one child ($23.75 per week)
$85 per month for one child
3 days or less per week:
$55 per month for one child
$49 per month for each additional child
Horseheads Central School District:
Gardner Road & Ridge Road School Cafeteria
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 am
Horseheads School District students may be bused from Gardner Road & Ridge Road School to your child's home elementary school at Center St or Big Flats.
2021 Summer Enrichment Fees:
Enrollment Fee: $55.00
For families new to Kids World
Full-time (4-5 days per week)
One Child - $170.00 week
Each Additional Child - $145.00 week
Part-time (3 days per week)
One Child - $ 120.00 week
Each Additional Child - $95.00 week
The summer program fee includes breakfast, a mid-morning snack, lunch, an afternoon snack, swimming and all costs associated with weekly field trips. (Payment is non-refundable if your child does not attend.)
Payments are to be made each week by Friday of the previous week.
Summer Prepay Discount: A 10% discount is granted when paying the tuition in full and in advance with cash or a paper or electronic check. A minimum of 7 weeks enrollment is required to receive the discount. Tuition must be paid by June 18th to be eligible for this discount.
PAYMENT ASSISTANCE: Eligible parents may qualify for child care assistance from the Chemung County Department of Social Services. Call 607-734-3941.
The YWCA Summer Enrichment Program aims to provide high quality care for kindergarten through sixth grade children. The program includes activities which encourage creativity, independence, responsibility and fun. The teaching staff prepares weekly plans which include a wide range of supervised activities. The children are involved in the planning of activities.
Arts and crafts
Indoor/outdoor sports and games
Special projects and events
Summer Literacy Programs
Character enrichment activities
Local Park Visits
Scientific exploration & experimentation