THE PROGRAM: 

9/8/2020 Update: 

Children cannot begin the program for 3 full business days from the time of online registration. We cannot make exceptions to this policy and are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

9/1/2020 Update: LOCATION CHANGE

At this time, we have made the decision to move the distance learning programs from the individual elementary schools in Middletown, to the YMCA on 99 Union St, in Middletown due to lower than expected enrollment. We are pleased to announce that with this change, the program hours will now be 8am-5:30pm.

 

The Distance Learning Support Program follows all health & safety guidelines recommended by the CDC and the Office of Early Childhood.

What Parents LOVE

*Staff will provide all assistance needed to help students log into their device and engage in distance learning

*Caring adult youth development professionals

*Reliable, safe full day care

*Free access to YMCA WIFI

Spaces are limited to 12-14 students per room at the Y. 

REGISTER NOW! 

Distance Learning Support Program

THE DETAILS:

  • When is the first day of Distance Learning Support Program? 

    • The full day distance programs at the YMCA will OPEN ON Tuesday, September 8th.

  • What are the program hours? 

    • The hours of the program will be 8:00am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday on the days in which your child has distance learning. *Registration for WEDNESDAY is full at the YMCA. Click HERE for details about Full day Distance Learning opportunities at Camp Ingersoll. 

  • Where is the program located? 

    • At of 9/1/2020, we have made the decision to move the distance learning programs from the individual elementary schools in Middletown, to the YMCA on 99 Union St, in Middletown due to lower than expected enrollment. We are pleased to announce that with this change, the program hours will now be 8am-5:30pm. If enrollment increases there is a chance that the programs would be moved to the elementary schools, however we would give participants advance notice of this change. If programs are moved back to the elementary schools, the program hours would go back to 8:30-5:30.

  • How many children in the program?

    • Each space at the YMCA will have a group of 12-14 students. 

  • What is the cost?

    • The cost per day is $50, per child. Payments for this program will be due on a weekly basis. The YMCA does offer financial assistance for household incomes under $80,000 and also accepts Care4kids.                  Contact Amy Cardoza for more info. 

  • What is the DROP OFF procedure & schedule? 

    • Drop off and pick up will be at the side entrance of the YMCA that faces Middlesex Hospital. Children will need to be dropped off and signed in by a YMCA staff between 8-8:45 as children will need to be ready to log in to their classes by 8:50am.

  • What does my child need to bring? 

    • Children will need to come to the program daily with their Chromebook, iPad, etc. to get on to the distance learning portals as well as a pair of headphones.

    • Children will also need to bring a water bottle, lunch and snack with them daily.

  • Who do I contact if I still have questions? 

 

TO REGISTER: 

  • Go to www.midymca.org  

  • Click on the “REGISTER ONLINE” button.

  • You will be directed to “PROGRAMS” page.

  • Select “Kids’ Korner 2020-2021”

  • Click “see more” from the programs list and select        MIDDLETOWN DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM

You WILL receive a confirmation as soon as the registration has been submitted.

There are three options to choose from when you register. You must sign up for the same days each week; we are unable to accommodate rotating schedules.

  • One day a week

  • Two days a week

  • Three days a week

 

All participants must have a one week deposit on file equal to the number of days a week you are registering for. New registrants to the program will be contacted after their registration has been processed for the one week deposit. The deposit will be credited to your last week of distance learning programs. At this time we have registration set up through the end of October and will re-evaluate at that time.

 

To participate in the full day programs, your child must have a program membership. If your child is NOT a program member of the YMCA, when you register you will need to set up a monthly individual membership for them which is $8/month which will be added to your bill. There is also a one-time $10 enrollment fee.​