The Advantage Care Program is currently being offered at our camp facility with Before Care (7-8am), and After Care (2-6pm) each weekday.  We operate in a way that considers the care, welfare, academic enhancement, social-emotional development, health and safety of all the children in our program. Our staff is here to assist with remote learning support as well as engaging activities every day. 

*We are returning to Lebanon Township School buildings as of April 19th.  Download Enrollment Packet

COVID-19 Procedures for Advantage Care 2020-2021
 

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Homework Support

Staff know the time you spend with your children is important.  We have college level staff to assist with homework daily.

CATCH

Children participate in structured games & activities to encourage physical activity & the development of fine motor skills during their day. Games include basketball, soccer, scatter, freeze tag, sharks & minnows and more!

Healthy U

We provide children with healthy, well balanced snack options daily.  Children are taught the value of balanced meals and are engaged in group conversations with staff.  One option is a fresh fruit or vegetable every day!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many days until my child can attend the program?

    It may take up to five business days from the date we receive the enrollment packet for the child to be able to attend the program.

  • What is offered during the school’s scheduled days off?

    YMCA Camp Bernie offers a Vacation Camp program during holiday breaks/professional development. Any child from the area, grades K-8, are welcome to attend! Children participating in the Advantage Care Program five days a week can attend 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for free!  Children who attend one to four- days a week can attend at a discounted rate!  There must be a minimum of five children attending for the program to run.  Click on Vacation Camp to learn more!

  • What are the Advantage Care Program hours?

    Before Care operates 7am to the start of the school day.  After Care begins at the end of the school day  and runs until 6pm.

  • Is financial assistance offered?

    Siblings of a child enrolled in the program will receive 10% rate reduction. Camp Bernie is offering scholarships for the 2020-2021 Advantage Care program.  Download the application below. 

    Download Scholaship Application here

  • What should my child bring to the program?

    Comfortable, Well-Fitting Face Mask
    Backpack
    Learning Device (WiFi enabled laptop, iPad, etc.)
    Ear Buds or Headphones
    Notebook
    Folder
    Pencils
    Erasers
    Water Bottle
    Quiet activities for down-time such as a book or small toys
    Appropriate outer wear for the weather
    Proper footwear for outdoor activities (sneakers)

What's Happening at Camp?

Camp News: Overnight and Day Camps will be open! Spots are filling fast!

Groups:  Now booking spring/fall 2021 trips & spring 2022!  Secure dates now!

Community:  Check out the EVENTS page for spring activities

Staff: NOW HIRING for summer 2021!!