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Castille Family YMCA Before and Afterschool Child Care Center

At the Castille Family Y, we care for kids!  YMCA After School Programs provide a safe, structured, and fun environment for children between the ages of 5 and 12 – right on school campus. YMCA After School meets all of your needs by providing safety, homework support, recreation, and enrichment for your child before and after school. Castille Family YMCA in Mission Viejo offers year-round, licensed child care including full-day summer camps and full daycare during school holidays (spring break, winter break, holiday break.)

Location

Address

24042 Via La Coruna
Mission Viejo CA 92691
(949) 586-0215
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Hours

6:45am-6:00pm M-F

License

300613925

Castille Offerings

Year Round Programs
Winter Day Camp Weekly Activity Calendars

 

Clubs/Curriculum

Science Club, Art Club, Fitness Club, Photography Club, Cooking Club and K.I.C.C. (Kids in Charge of their Community). Our KICC team plans our Service Learning projects, clubs, curriculum activities, activities for Half Nighters/Family Nights, Winter Break activities and Character Counts program.

Service Learning/Family Involvement

K Plus Literacy Night, Half Nighters, Family Movie Night, CARES Backpack Drive, Essentials Drive, Box of Love Project, Joy Jars, “Box of Love” Project and Beach Clean Up.

Meet Jessica

Hi, I am Jessica I am the Director here at Castille YMCA!  I started with the YMCA… More

cc_quote_start2  The YMCA program has been great! They stay in tune with the needs of the kids AND the parents… cc_quote_end2

-Castille YMCA Parent

More Castille YMCA

Read about our Service Learning Projects

C.A.R.E.S Backpack Drive: in collaboration with CARES, we collect new backpacks and school supplies to help kids start the school year off right. CARES is a YMCA program offering Christian Assistance Resources Education & Services to staff, members and communities.

Essentials Drive: collect essential items for homeless infants and toddlers, and help raise awareness to support homeless families.

Box of Love Project: each year we adopt local families in our area to provide food for Thanksgiving.  We collect canned and boxed foods, as well as grocery store gift cards and hand-deliver to the recipient families.

Other Service Learning Projects: Beach Cleanup.

Read about the Director, Jessica Watchinski

Hi, I am Jessica I am the Director here at Castille YMCA!  I started with the YMCA as an Assistant Director here at Castille YMCA! I have been working with children of various ages for the last 7 years.  I graduated from California State University, Chico with my degree in Child Development.  I come from a large family consisting of past educators and am an advocate in children’s education.  I love the outdoors and when I am not at work you can usually find me hiking, swimming, on my bike, and spending time with my family and dog.  I love working with the children at the YMCA and am so happy to be here!

Read Parent's Testimonies

“My kids love going to the YMCA and ask me to pick them up late (rather than early!) so they can stay at the YMCA longer. The staff arranges fun, interesting activities for the kids but gives them plenty of freedom to do come up with their own activities also (ex. build an entire village for their fuse bead penguins). Also, as a parent, I am always thrilled to see homework coming home completely or at least mostly completed! Thank you!” – Mission Viejo YMCA Parent “The YMCA after school program has been great! They are in tune with the needs of the kids, as well as the parents!”

– Castille YMCA Parent

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