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    YMCA Great Escape Before and After School Programs:

    YMCA before and after school child care programs are available onsite at eight of our elementary schools (Bannach, Jefferson, Madison, McDill, McKinley, Plover-Whiting, Roosevelt, and Washington *Sites that do not reach a minimum of 10 participants by August 13, 2021 will be canceled.). YMCA Great Escape is Wisconsin State Licensed and Young Star Accredited.  Financial assistance and Wisconsin Shares Child Care Assistance is available.  For more information, please visit the link below or call (715) 342-2999.

    https://www.spymca.org/school-age-care-great-escape/

      

    Boys & Girls Club of Portage County

    Boys & Girls Club at Jefferson Elementary SchoolThe Jefferson Elementary School Center of the B&G Club is housed at Jefferson Elementary School and is available for students in grades 1-6. Hours are Monday-Thursday 3:30-6:00 p.m. and Friday 3:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, please visit the link above or call (715) 321-3099.

    Boys & Girls Club at Kennedy Elementary SchoolThe Junction City extension of the B&G Club is located at Kennedy Elementary School and is available for students K - 6th grade. Hours during the school year are Monday-Friday morning from 6:30 – 8:30 AM & Monday-Thursday after school from 3:30-6:00 p.m. For more information, please visit the link above or call (715) 321-3098.

    Boys & Girls Club - Plover Center
    The Plover Center is located at 2401 Cedar Drive in Plover. This site is available for students in grades 1-6. Hours are Monday – Thursday 3:00-7:00 PM and Fridays 3:00-6:00 PM. Transportation from Plover-Whiting, McDill, McKinley, and Roosevelt Elementary School is available. Teen services are no longer available at the Plover Center, but teens can attend our Teen Center at the Berard Center or the Ben Franklin Homework Center. For more information, please visit the link above or call (715) 295-0040. 

    Boys & Girls Club - Berard Center
    The Berard Center is located at 941 Michigan Ave.  This site is available for students in grades 1– 6. Hours are Monday – Thursday 3:00-7:00 PM and Fridays 3:00-6:00 PM. Transportation from Washington, Madison, and Bannach Elementary School is available. For more information, please visit the link above or call (715) 341-4386. 

    Teen Center Services
    The Teen Center is located at 941 Michigan Ave. The Teen Center is available for students in grades 7-12. Hours are Monday – Thursday 3:00-8:00 PM and Fridays 3:00-10:00 PM. Transportation from SPASH and Ben Franklin Junior High is available. For more information, please visit the link above or please call (715) 341-4386.

    Homework Centers
    The P.J. Jacobs Homework Center is located in the library at P.J. Jacobs Junior High. The homework center is available for students that attend P.J. Jacobs. Hours are Monday – Thursday 3:00 – 4:30 PM.

    The Ben Franklin Homework Center is located in the library at Ben Franklin Junior High. The Homework Center is available for students that attend Ben Franklin. Hours are Monday - Thursday 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

     

    Summer hours are offered at most locations. Please check the website for the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County for specific dates and times.