Grades Kindergarten though 5th:

Effective 9/1/2016 - Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in the Y without the supervision of an adult.

Worried about who’s watching your kids? The Y Early Learning Center understands and has programs in which kids can relax in a trusting atmosphere; where they are encouraged to pursue their own interests, develop friendships and grow in confidence independence, and respect for themselves and others:

SAC - This is a childcare program for any child enrolled in Kindergarten through grade 5. Non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee of $40.00 for Members / $60.00 Non-Members required for enrollment.

  • SAC offers snacks, activities, STEM, homework help, physical fitness and more by state certified and trained Y Early Learning Center employees
  • Before/After-school SAC is K through 5th grade
  • Must be registered through Childcare Department
  • Will be provided snack/drink daily after school
  • A runner will take children to/from Y programs which children are registered
  • SAC will be held if there is a 2-hour delay. Children enrolled in AM Only or AM/PM care will be bused to school at end of 2-hour delay.
  • If 2-hour delay turns into a No School Day, care will continue until closing of Childcare at 5:30 pm.
  • Any child K through 9 years, who is not registered with our SAC program, will not be permitted to come to the Y without adult supervision.
  • If a child (K-5th grade) is registered for a Y program, they must either be enrolled in SAC or a parent/guardian/responsible adult will need to bring them into the Y and take them to their program.
  • The Y Early Learning Center is a State Licensed Childcare Facility and a Keystone STARS 3 participant.


FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:*We offer no part-time weeks in the SAC program. If you sign-up for any of the services listed below, you will be charged whether your childs attends or not. 
(Rate for 2020 Youth Annual membership is $220.00)

 Child Care  Times  Member fees and Non Member fees
 Morning Only (SAC)  6:00 am - 8:00 am  $25.00/Week Member
 $30.00/Week Non Member
 Afternoon Only (SAC)  3:00 pm - 5:30 pm   $35.00/Week Member
 $40.00/Week Non Member
 Both Morning & Afternoon (SAC)  6:00 - 8:00 am / 3:00 - 5:30 pm  $50.00/Week Member
 $55.00/Week Non Member
 2 Hour Delay (SAC) *  6:00 am - 10:00 am   $12.00/Day Member
 $15.00/Day Non Member
NO School Day/Snow Day 6:00 am - 5:30 pm 

$35.00/Day Member
$50.00/Day Non Member

Warren County School District currently provides bus transportation to and from the following schools: St. Joes and Warren Area Elementary Center for those enrolled in SAC
Please check with WCSD transportation department for busing availability pertaining to a Two Hour Delay.
*Currently only those who are scheduled for pick up in the morning at the Y Early Learning Center will be permitted to ride during a two hour delay.

REGISTRATION for Fall 2020-2021:

Currently Enrolled Children: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.
Open Enrollment: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 NOON and 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. 
*Contact Amy Carlson, Childcare Coordinator at 726-0110, ext. 112 after above date to register.


  • Weekly payments will be set up to withdraw automatically from a checking savings, debit or credit card.
  • Payments will be withdrawn on Friday prior to the following week of service.
  • If payment is not made, you will be charged a $20.00 weekly late fee. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Receipts will be given upon request. 
  • Delinquent accounts (after 2 missed payments) are subject to termination of your child's enrollment in the program.
  • Late Pick-up: Charge of $5.00 per minute after 5:30 pm.
  • Please note: If you receive subsidized child care monies from our ELRC agency, you will be required to pay the difference in what they provide and what the Y Early Learning Center charges in addition to your weekly co-pay. We offer no part-time weeks or part-time days for enrollment. This policy applies to all childcare offered at the Y ELC.


  • SAC - For your convenience the Y Early Learning Center provides daily PM snacks. AM and PM snacks will be provided on NO SCHOOL DAYS at no additional cost. Must bing own lunch for No School Days. We are unable to accommodate special dietary needs.

Please contact Amy Carlson, Childcare Coordinator at 726-0110, ext. 112 or email for questions/concerns.