YWCA provides structured After-school Programs for elementary and middle school students in Guilford County Schools. Our organization also provides Summer Day Camps for students.

AFTER SCHOOL CARE

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.

PHOENIX ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL

Before & After School Care.

YWCA offers an onsite middle school program at Phoenix Academy Middle School.  This is a partnership between Phoenix Academy and YWCA High Point to provide quality care for the students during the school year.

On the early release days, the students are transported to YWCA High Point facility to participate in activities including swimming.

TEACHER WORKDAYS

After School Care offers extended hours of 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM on Teacher Workdays following the Guildford County School Schedule.

SUMMER CAMPS

All Day Traditional Summer Camp.

YWCA provides a Summer Day Camp where participants will be exposed to new experiences, activities and skill sets while learning more about the people around them and the person that they want to be. Youth will do this through group activities, field trips, focus groups, bible study, leadership development, cooking, fun educational activities, sports, arts and crafts and much more

Summer Camp offers extended hours of operation from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Participants get: 

  • Lunch following Guilford County Lunch Program Schedule
  • Free & low-cost field trips and sibling discounts

All participants must have a YWCA of High Point membership:

  • $25- Youth membership OR $80- Family membership
  • Register at the front desk for all summer programs
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GIRLS LEADERSHIP EDGE

GLE program works to give girls the courage, compassion, and confidence to regain or strengthen their voice and lead in their community.

In collaboration with the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium and the Center for Creative Leadership, YWCA High Point is honored to offer this program on a continuing basis.

To learn more about Youth Services programs email Kathie Szitas at kszitas@ywcahp.com.

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The YWCA has provided opportunities, programs, and support that is specific to my needs.

Anna Austin

I’ve never been to an organization that is more accommodating and friendlier than the YWCA of High Point.

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It’s convenient, has a great atmosphere, and a great selection of programs for the amount of pay.

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The YWCA is convenient for me and my schedule. They are always consistent in their programs and always hospitable.

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