PLAYROOM

Child Watch/Playroom (ages 6 mo – 11 yrs)

The Playroom is open:
Monday through Saturday mornings from 8:30 — 12:00 PM
Monday through Thursday evenings 4:30 — 7:30pm.

The ages are 6 Months old through 11 Years old.

Parent/Guardian will be required to come into the playroom and sign their child(ren) in and out of care. If a playroom staff person needs to have a child picked up for any reason during their time, the parent will be contacted.

Thank you for understanding, and we appreciate your cooperation.

Contact: Dee Valentine, dee@saymca.org

AFTER SCHOOL — Enrollment Open

Click this link for new enrollment (new families):
https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/p/request_for_info_m.php?action=enroll

Click this link for returning enrollment (returning families):
https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/p/campers/login_m.php

Financial Aid:
View the Financial Assistance Application
Afterschool Adventure Club and Afterschool at Clymore are DSS subsidy approved.

Afterschool Adventure Club (Grades K-5)

We serve students from McSwain, Bessie Weller, and A.R. Ware Elementary Schools. We offer a warm, caring environment where our children have the opportunity to play with school friends and make new ones. This state-licensed program is directed by an experienced leadership team offering homework assistance, healthy snacks, sports (inside and outdoor), arts and crafts, games, and swimming. Space is limited. Registration is ongoing as space allows. Staunton City Schools provide transportation at dismissal.

VIEW HANDBOOK HERE

Fees:  Registration $10

$255 Member per Month
$306 Non-Member per Month

CONTACT

ANDREA RYDER
Child Care Program Director
andrea@saymca.org

Afterschool Adventure Club – CLYMORE (Grades K-5)

Afterschool Adventure Club at Clymore Elementary School is open to Clymore Elementary students who will attend on site at Clymore Elementary. Parents can enroll their child using a registration link provided above.

Clymore Site Director: Sam Breeden
Email: sbreeden@saymca.org

Fees:  Registration $10

$255 Member per Month
$306 Non-Member per Month

VIEW HANDBOOK (CLYMORE) HERE

We’re Hiring!

We are accepting applications for Youth Development Staff to work with our elementary-aged students at the SAYMCA or at the Clymore Elementary site.

Begin a new application: https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/apply
Resume an application: https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/staff

SUMMER DAY CAMP — See you in 2023!

Enrollment is not currently open.

Financial Aid:
View the Financial Assistance Application
Summer Day Camp is DSS subsidy approved.

Handbook:
VIEW 2022 HANDBOOK HERE

CONTACT

ANDREA RYDER
Child Care Program Director
andrea@saymca.org

We’re Hiring Camp Counselors!

We are accepting applications for Camp Counselors for Summer Day Camp 2023!

Begin a new application: https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/apply
Resume an application: https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/staff

Got questions? Contact Child Care Director Andrea Ryder via email at andrea@saymca.org.
All SAYMCA can be reach via phone at 540-885-8089.

MIDDLE and HIGH SCHOOL

Teen Center (Ages 12-17)

Community Youth can experience a safe and fun environment under the care of Teen Center Supervisor Eddie Santiago and his youth development staff. The renovated Teen Center is equipped with a game room, a lounge area and a homework area. Optional programs offered for teens as well. For middle school and high school students.  For more information, please contact Eddie Santiago at esantiago@saymca.org. 

Open: Monday – Friday, 3:30 – 7:30 PM

Middle School Mayhem (Grades 6-8)

This event is for middle school students to be kids, have fun with their friends and make new ones in a fun and safe place. Middle School Mayhem features basketball games, dodgeball, music, a game area, swimming and more. Parents must pick up kids by 9:45 pm. The price includes pizza and drinks.  For more information, please contact Eddie Santiago at esantiago@saymca.org.

Fees: $4 for Members and $8 for Non-Member (CASH ONLY)

Next Date:
Saturday, Nov. 5th
7:15 – 9:45 PM

Media Club (Ages 12-17)

The Media Club is designed to give students an overview into storytelling and visual media. In the six-week session, students will be introduced to photojournalism, videography, print journalism, storytelling and graphic design. For more information, please contact Celie Collins at celie@saymca.org.

Fees:
$30 Members
$40 Non-Members

Due to COVID-19 Media Club dates are currently TBD.

SAW Tutoring Network 

Free K-12 In-Person and Virtual Tutoring

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Tutoring Network offers academic support through free group tutoring sessions, thanks to volunteer tutors from the community. Tutoring will be provided in-person or remotely (through online platforms, hosted and monitored through the Staunton-Augusta YMCA). Tutoring sessions are available Monday – Thursday weekly and enrichment curriculum will be available on select Fridays.

In-person tutoring sessions are available!
Tutoring Session Schedule 12/5 – 12/9
Keep up to date with weekly session schedules by following the SAW Tutoring Network Facebook Page.

Register (new students): Fill out the online registration form to access free tutoring sessions.
Session sign-up (current students): Use Appointment King on the Homepage.

Got questions? Contact:
Brian Ringgold via email at brian@saymca.org

Get to know us!

Staff Spotlight: Meet Jason Ver Planck!
What is SAW Tutoring? Ms. Sarah’s Testimonial
A word from a parent: Jessica’s Testimonial

Want to volunteer?

Volunteer as a tutor with the SAYMCA’s SAW Tutoring Network!

Begin a new application: https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/apply
Resume an application: https://saymcacamp.campmanagement.com/staff

Volunteer Corps

Youth Volunteer CorpsAges 11-18

Are you tired of your children being a permanent arm’s length away from their phones or hibernating indoors glued to their TV? Do you want them to learn how to make a difference in their community while boosting their resume for college?

Youth Volunteer Corps is a network of affiliates hosted by non-profit organizations, schools or individuals that offer youth ages 11-18 the opportunity to serve their community.

Registration forms are available at the Y front desk and at Shelburne Middle School and Staunton High School Guidance Offices.

For more information, please contact: kshueyYVC@gmail.com.

Sports

YOUTH HEALTH & FITNESS
Ages 12-14

All youth ages 12-14 must complete at least four one-hour appointments with a fitness instructor in order to use the Wellness Center. Sessions emphasize safety and alignment. See Front Desk to schedule an appointment.

Fees: $20/4 appointments Member $40/4 appointments Non-Member

YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Ages 7 – Middle School

Divisions:
Boys: Ages 7-9, Ages 10-11, Middle School
Girls: Ages 7-9, Ages 10-11, Middle School

Fees:
$60 Members
$75 Non-members

Registration open Oct. 10th – Nov. 17th. Register at the SAYMCA front desk.

Clinics:
7-9 Boys: Nov. 15th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
7-9 Girls: Nov. 15th, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

10-11 Boys: Nov. 16th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
10-11 Girls: Nov. 16th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Middle School Boys: Nov. 17th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Middle School Girls: Nov. 17th, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Draft Dates: Nov. 21-23
Players will be drafted in divisions based on age and skill level.
Coaches will contact families within one week.

Practice begins December 4th.

Games begin January 7th.
Games run through Feb. 18th for 7-11 yo divisions.
Middle School Playoffs are Feb. 18th, 25th, and March 4th.

Got questions? Contact Eddie Santiago at esantiago@saymca.org

LITTLE DRIBBLERS

Introduction to the fundamental elements of basketball.

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays, November 9 – December 21.
(No practice Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving Break.)

Ages 3-4: 5:00 – 5:45 PM
Ages 5-6: 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Fees:
$45 Member
$60 Non-Member

Must pre-register at the front desk. Maximum of 30 participants per age group.

Contact Windsor Vaughn via email at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

YOUTH BOXING PROGRAM

What do you fight for?
Join us for the Youth Boxing Program October 13th – November 17th. Come prepared to run, jump, and box your way to better physical and mental health. We will learn basic boxing moves combined with cardiovascular and endurance training, building on skill as the weeks progress.

Dates and Times:
Registration is currently closed. Check back here for updates on the next session!

Ages 10-15

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$60 Members
$75 Non-members

Gloves provided.

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

LITTLE KICKERS

Introduction to the fundamental elements of soccer. Coached by local high school coaches and their players, Little Kickers will assist your child with developing the most basic skills used in soccer to prepare them for a more competitive league in the future. Players will receive individualized coaching based on their level of play, and grouped with other children who perform on a similar level.

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

Ages 3-5

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$60 Member
$75 Non-Member

Dates and Times:
See you next season!

YOUTH TENNIS

We welcome Chris Stambaugh as our new YMCA Tennis Pro.  Chris Stambaugh is a native of Martinsburg, West Virginia and has been teaching tennis for over 30 years.  He is the current men’s and women’s tennis coach at Mary Baldwin University here in Staunton and has been in that position since 2018.  Stambaugh also is the vice president for the Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County Tennis Association (SWAT). Prior to MBU, Stambaugh coached at Chowan University (NC), Tiffin University (OH) and at his alma mater Shepherd University (WV).  As a coach, Stambaugh’s teams have won a total of 12 conference championships and made one national Sweet Sixteen appearance in 2017. As a player, Stambaugh’s team won a conference title as a member of Shepherd in 1988. Chris resides in Staunton with his wife Holly and their two daughters, Samantha and Milena.

View the Nov/Dec. Tennis Guide
View the January 2023 Tennis Guide

Early Hitters
Ages 5-8

This will teach the basics of tennis.  One Hour.  Minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 participants.

Dates and Times:
December Session:
Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
November 29 – December 20
OR
Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
December 1 – 21

January Session:
Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
January 3 – 24
OR
Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
January 5 – 26

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$60 Member
$75 Non-Member

Pre-Teen Tennis
Ages 9-13

This will teach your pre-teen intermediate tennis skills. One Hour. Minimum 3, Maximum 6 participants per class.

Dates and Times:
December Session:

Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
November 30 – December 21

January Session:
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 PM
January 4 – 25

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$60 Member
$75 Non-Member

High School Tennis
Ages 14-18

This will get your high schooler prepared for high school tennis.  90 minutes. Minimum 3, Maximum 6 participants per class.

Dates and Times:
December Session:

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
November 30 – December 21

January Session:
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
January 4 – 25

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$70 Member
$85 Non-Member

HOMESCHOOL P.E.

Come join us for fun, games, and sports at the Y. Your kids will learn new skills, tackle different obstacles, and make new friends. Please wear athletic clothing and closed-toe shoes. Each week will feature a different focus (e.g.: yoga, fitness, and dance), so please come prepared to move!

Dates and Times:
Ages 9-12:
November 7 – December 19
Mondays, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
*No class Nov. 21

Ages 5-8:
November 9 – December 21
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
*No class Nov. 23

Fees: Must pre-register at the front desk
$50 Members per session
$65 Non-members per session
*10% additional discount available for families enrolling multiple children

Contact Windsor Vaughn at windsor@saymca.org with questions.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Due to staffing, our Girls Volleyball dates are currently TBD.

Ages 9-12

This is a developmental program designed to help young athletes learn and improve on the fundamentals of the sport. The program includes one weekly practice on Tuesday or Wednesday and a game on Thursday. The practices are dedicated to helping players improve their individual skill sets. The games are intended to help players practice sportsmanship and learn in-game strategy. Interested players ages 13 and older may email volleyball coordinator Priscilla Jenkins (priscilla@saymca.org) to request an exemption. Families will be notified one week prior to season start about practice day and time.

We are also seeking experienced adult volleyball players to help teach the younger players.

Fees:
$30 Member
$40 Non-Member