Child Care and Youth Development

The values and skills learned early in life are vital building blocks for a successful adulthood, and we believe all kids deserve a strong start and a safe place to grow. Parents trust the Y’s child care programs to support and nurture their children from infancy through the teen years and help them become strong, capable and engaged young people.

Child Care and Youth Development categories


Our great facility allows us to swim, bake, and take tours on the bus!

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Y Kids Club

Y Kids Club is a state licensed school aged child care program offered in the following Norfolk Public Elementary Schools in Norfolk, Nebraska:

Bel Air, Jefferson, Montessori at Lincoln, Westside, and Woodland Park.

Kids Club flyer

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The Norfolk Family YMCA has been collaborating with the Norfolk Public Schools for the 21st Century Learning Grant since Fall 2014. The Y is a host for Fit Club, which is one of the Middle School's AfterShock clubs.

The AfterShock program is extended learning opportunities after school.

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Child Watch

Let them play while you take time for yourself.

For the Convenience of our members, we have a Child Watch service available to all members during posted hours.

Child Watch gives your child quality care in a safe and fun environment!

Ages: 6 wees to 7 years

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Summer Day Camps

Day Camp & Adventure Camp

Enrollment and registration for Summer 2022 Day Camp and Adventure Camp will open April 1st, 2022. The enrollment forms and flyers will be posted to this webpage once available. We anticipate all the camps filling up fast, so early registration is important! Enrollment paperwork will be due by Sunday, May 8th, 2022.

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