YWCA Youth Department

Molly Thompson, Youth Program Coordinator
Youth Department Cell Phone: 563-212-4001

Keeping kids active, safe and healthy is just another reason the YWCA is on a mission!
After School Programs, Swim Lessons, Enrichment Classes, and so much more, scroll down the page to read about all the programs the YWCA has to offer for our area youth!

YWCA Kid Care for K-5th

2020-2021 YWCA After School Programs

Registration for 2020-2021 School Year is NOW OPEN!

NEW this year -> YWCA After School Care at CCSD Elementary Schools – Whittier and Jefferson!  (Bussing to program from Bluff  and Eagle Heights also available.)

YWCA’s Youth Program offers after school care for K-5th graders at CCSD elementary schools. You may pick up a registration packet at the YWCA Clinton front desk or download one below. One packet must be completed for each child enrolled and must be received at least one full business day prior to start of care. (See below for downloadable enrollment packets.)

YWCA After School Program will be held on all scheduled CCSD school days. It will not be held on days where school is canceled or closed early due to emergencies.  Spring Break and Holiday Camp will be available at Jefferson by sign up only.

After School Care:

2:45pm – 5:30pm* on M,T,Th,F
12:45pm – 5:30pm* on Wednesday Early Outs

*Families requiring care after 5:30pm are invited to contact the YWCA Children’s Center at 563-244-8340 and ask about our Extended Care Program, which offers quality care until midnight, Monday – Friday.


Children enrolled in the YWCA After School Program will have time for homework as well as games, daily outdoor or gym time, and activities that will build upon what they are learning in the classroom with a focus on exploration, imagination and creativity! We provide enriching activities where kids enjoy visits from community partners and learn about healthy living. Nutritious snacks are provided daily.

2020 – 2021 YWCA Program Rates:

After School Program – Full Time (4-5 days): $68 / week
Wednesday Only Program: $54 / month  (based on availability of openings)

We accept proudly DHS Assistance and are a DHS licensed program.

*If more than 25 hours per week is accumulated (in any one program or combination of programs), you will be billed at the following rates:

25.25-45 hours = $135 / week
45+ hours = $182 / week

Note: The above rates are subject to change. For more information on the YWCA After School Program, please call Molly, the YWCA Youth Director at (563)212-4001 or at youth@ywcaclinton.org.

**An enrollment packet is required for each child enrolled in programming.**
** Enrollment packets for YWCA Kid Care Programs will be available at the YWCA front desk or can be downloaded using the button above. **

YWCA Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration Begins May 1st 2021!

Kids enjoy day trips, team-building activities, games, crafts, sports and swimming at YWCA Fun in the Sun Summer Camp! We combine reading, S.T.E.A.M activities and physical activities to equal one SUPER FUN camp experience! Our camp staff is fully trained in American Red Cross first aid and CPR certified and all have passed thorough background checks. We take your child’s fun and safety seriously at YWCA Summer Camp!

Located at Jefferson Elementary School, our Fun in the Sun Summer Camp is open weekdays, 6:30am – 5:30pm

Summer Camp Weekly Fees:
Full Time (4-5 days / week): $135 / week
Part Time (3 or fewer days / week): $80 / week

A registration fee of $25 per child is due upon submission of enrollment packet. Third-party payments gladly accepted.

Registration for Summer Camp open!
Stop by YWCA Clinton to pick up camp registration forms or download the forms by clicking the button below. Fully completed registration forms must be turned in and approved at least one business day prior to start of care. To have camp forms sent to you, call 563-212-4001, or email the Youth Director at youth@ywcaclinton.org.

**A separate enrollment packet is required for each child enrolling in a YWCA Youth Program.**

**Registration forms, enrollment packets and all other required documentation must be completed and submitted to the YWCA at least one business day prior to the start of care**

YWCA YWise Girls Club

YWise Girls…returning in 2022!

Empowered Girls
grow up to become
Empowered Women!


YWise Girls Club is designed to empower young women to become leaders in our community and beyond. For girls in grades 3rd – 8th, YWise Girls participants will build self-esteem as they join together to complete community service projects, explore career options and learn about healthy living. Be a part of something positive with YWCA’s YWise Girls!

Upcoming Youth Enrichment Classes

Check back for information on upcoming YWCA Youth enrichment classes!

Challenge: Create the largest stable structure possible using only dried pasta and marshmallows!

Challenge: Engineer the tallest tower possible using a set number of diverse building materials!


YWCA Youth Programs are partially funded by United Way of Clinton County, Iowa.