Center in Mckinney, TX 75070
4200 Big Fork Trl
Mckinney, TX 75070
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With the values of caring honesty respect and responsibility as our guide we work with children every day to help them grow and thrive; and provide real life context to information learned in the classroom. For example cooking projects help to teach fractions and journal writing helps to develop writing skills and promotes self-expression.
All our YMCA Afterschool sites are licensed by the Texas Department Family & Protective Services (TDFPS) and operate on a 1:15 staff to student ratio well below the ratio of 1 to 22 required by the state of Texas. That means we have more staff available to provide individual attention to children and ensure a safer environment.
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YMCA Afterschool is designed to complement the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) curriculum and includes fun exciting ways to apply whats taught in the classroom in the areas of math science and literature. Our program consists of three key components: academic enrichment fitness & fun and activity centers.
*Academic Enrichment includes homework assistance and curriculum like KidzMath that uses activities to promote mathematical understanding.
*Fitness & Fun focuses on increasing physical activity using the CATCH curriculum and educating kids on the importance of good nutrition.
*Activity Centers allow kids to explore and pursue their specific areas of interest.