School’s Out Program

School’s Out  is designed to accommodate the needs of working families, by providing school age child care to the Keene community. Activities during School’s Out may include: science projects, building projects, crafts, swimming, outdoor play, gym games, academic enrichment, and healthy lifestyles education. Your child should wear sneakers and bring a nut-free lunch and snacks, a swimsuit, towel and appropriate outdoor clothing.  Toys, electronics and personal items are not allowed at School’s Out. School’s Out is held at the YMCA’s main facility in the Children’s Learning Center unless otherwise noted.

The Keene School’s Out program provides care for the following:

Before School  

After School  

School Vacations

School Holidays

Teachers’ Workshop Days

Snow Days

Chesterfield School’s Out program provides care for the following:

After School Care 

Registration & Contact Information:

Before/After Care- For more information on any of these programs please contact Sam Hill Sam Hill, School’s Out Program, 603.283.5241, shill@keene-ymca.org. Vacation/Holiday Care– Those interested in before or after care should contact Sam for space availability. Those interested in vacation care, school holiday care, and care for teachers’ workshop days should download an application and select the days that you desire care. This form should be mailed or dropped off,  200 Summit Road, Keene NH 03431. You will receive a confirmation. Space is limited. Snow Days- To take part in a full day snow program you must call the morning of a closure and leave a message with your name and phone number, your child’s name and age and declare that you will be attending the snow program. The number to call is 603.283.5248 (Please note this is NOT the Y’s main phone number and reservations WILL NOT be taken through the Y Welcome Center). The program runs 8am to 5:30pm. We encourage you to complete the paperwork ahead of time and bring it with you. Payment is do at drop-off.

Specialty Vacation Camp (Ages 5-12)

Children ages 5-12 can join us on school vacations and many school holidays in the Y Gymnastics Center. The program is $50 per day for members/ $56 per day for non-members and includes games, crafts, swimming and play in the Y gymnastics center. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Call the Y Welcome Center today to register by phone. For more information on this program please contact Ashlee Patnode, Gymnastics Coordinator at 603.283.5252 or apatnode@keene-ymca.org.