Child Enrichment

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Summer Camp begins June 5, 2023

At YWCA Summer Camp, students develop new skills, new friendships, self-confidence and participate in a number of meaningful opportunities to expand their knowledge and perspectives.

Weekly STEAM based curriculum themes include Space Week, Detective Week, Pirate Fever Week, Renaissance Week, Native American Mythology Week, and more. Students participate in daily academic review sessions in reading and math to keep their skills sharp.

Informational flyers and Enrollment Procedures are listed in the drop-down menu at the bottom of the page.

Enrollment is virtual. Please use the link below to fill out an enrollment form. Please allow 2-3 days for email confirmation. Requests for additional documents may be needed for newly enrolled families.

Contact Child Enrichment Director for any questions, or 618-465-7774.

YWCA offers a high-quality year-round Child Enrichment program serving children in the Alton, Roxana, and Wood River-Hartford School Districts. The program helps children achieve and maintain a positive sense of self through academic, cognitive, social, physical, and creative development in an environment that is clean, safe, and nurturing. In addition, we accept CCAP payments (CHASI and DCFS Collaborations).

COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic Policies: YWCA is dedicated to the health and safety of all participants in the Child Enrichment Program. We are compliant with all CDC and DCFS guidelines and regulations.

Children who participate in Child Enrichment benefit from:

  • Positive connections with caring adults
  • Fun classroom activities to promote academic skills including reading and writing
  • Diverse activities that help develop their unique interests, talents, and skills
  • Anti-bias and conflict resolution skills – teaching children to respect the viewpoints of others
  • Opportunities to learn with community involvement and service

CE sites are available at YWCA (Alton School District site), Lewis & Clark Elementary (Wood River School District site), North Elementary School (Alton School District Site) and 400 S Central Ave. Roxana (Roxana School District Site).

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Child Enrichment Program Director at 618-465-7774.

YWCA offers childcare programs throughout the school year, including before school, after school, early dismissal, and all day holiday camps. Some of the different experiences children have are:

  • Homework Help
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics (STEAM) Curriculum and activities including science experiments and art projects
  • Active Play Outside
  • Character Education, involving enriching children’s knowledge of kindness, integrity, and other important values.

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