YWCA provides structured After-school Programs for elementary and middle school students, including a unique partnership with Phoenix Academy Middle School. Working directly with Guilford County Schools and paying close attention to each student’s educational needs, the programs use the after-school time to provide career exploration activities. Guest speakers and field trips expose the students to different colleges while getting them excited and motivated to pursue higher education.
Special Features include afternoon snack, homework help, low-cost field trips, swimming and sibling discounts.
YWCA High Point serves the following schools:
- Elementary Schools: Johnson Street, Kirkman Park, Montilieu Elementary, Northwood, Oakview, Phoenix, Shady Brook, Triangle Lake
- Middle Schools: Allen Jay Preparatory Academy, Ferndale Middle School*, Penn Griffin Middle School*, Welborn Middle School*
- *Core City Middle School (Ferndale, Penn Griffin, Welborn) 1st 40 registered participants are free.
After School Care youth will discover and learn to appreciate other cultures through games, stories, and crafts. Youth and Staff will learn from each other. Basic Academics will be reinforced using the everyday world as a classroom. Youth will also engage in structured play and practice problem-solving skills.
YWCA After School Care is conveniently located off Main Street and provides affordable childcare for working parents.