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


The Norfolk Family YMCA offers 3 classes licensed by the State of Nebraska.

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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.

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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.

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Summer Day Camps (Nebraska)

Day Camp & Adventure Camp

Our Summer 2022 Day Camp is FULL, and we are no longer taking registrations. (Check back next March 2023 for the 2023 Opening Registration Date!)

Our Adventure Camp has openings in Week #1, June 6-10, but very limited spots remain.

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