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Strengthening Our Military Family® | Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads

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The Five Star Kids Academy, at the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads, offers school-age care to children ages 4 through 12 in a safe and reliable learning-focused environment. Our goal is to support both cognitive development and social-emotional growth with opportunities for enrichment and connection in a safe, clean, and healthy setting through:

  • STREAM-based (science, technology, reading, engineering, art, mathematics) learning activities

  • Educational partnerships to promote literacy and academic achievement

  • Homework support

  • Daily physical activity

  • Opportunities for creativity, mindfulness, and critical thinking

  • Engaging lessons and activities that focus on character development and resilience

  • Daily physical activity and free play

  • Opportunities for creativity, mindfulness, and critical thinking

  • Games and interactive activities that focus on character development and positivity to build connections and supportive, longterm friendships

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AT THE FIVE STAR KIDS ACADEMY

STUDENTS ARE PROVIDED:

  • USDA-approved nutritious snacks
  • Homework Assistance
  • Free play on our amazing playground
  • High-interest activities and interactive games
  • A listening ear and positive encouragement
  • Lasting memories with friends and staff

WE ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO:

  • Behave APPROPRIATELY and THINK before acting
  • Be POSITIVE, RESPECTFUL, and ENCOURAGING
  • Demonstrate KINDNESS and CARING toward peers and staff
  • Take RESPONSIBILITY for their actions
  • Foster SAFE and HEALTHY actions/behaviors
  • COMPLETE assignments/tasks independently 
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REGISTRATION PROCESS 2022-2023

In order to reserve your FIVE STAR KIDS ACADEMY placement, please complete the following:

  • Submit your registration via the online form located further down on this page. If you are unable to see or access this form, it may be due to the use of a secured military network. If you are not on this type of network and still are having difficulty viewing the form, please contact our office for assistance at 757-363-1884. For your convenience, ALL children in your family will be enrolled on this ONE registration application.
  • Create your FREE ASYMCA Membership. PLEASE INCLUDE EVERYONE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD.
  • Apply for TUITION ASSISTANCE for child care fees by completing the appropriate tuition subsidy below.
  • After RECEIVING YOUR REGISTRATION APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO FINALIZE YOUR CHILD(REN)'S ENROLLMENT. PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS
    • A current doctor signed physical (within the last year) AND a copy of your child's immunization record
    • Child's Original Birth Certificate
    • Valid photo ID for parent or guardian
    • Current LES for active-duty military members to verify rank for tuition rates
    • Medication Form for prescription and non-prescription medications
    • Current Allergy/Asthma Action Plan (completed by a doctor), if applicable.
    • You will complete a CACFP form during your scheduled appointment.

 

 

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School-Age Care is available at:

Armed Services YMCA Regional Office

1465 Lakeside Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

 

Childcare Resources

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(2022-2023)

 For more information on School-Age Care at the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads, please contact Cleo Wilder, School-Age Care Director via email at cwilder@asymca.orgor call (757) 464-9404

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COVID-19 UPDATES - Per current child care guidelines, we are limiting class size to maintain social distancing and screening children daily upon arrival. Limited spaces are available. We are following all CDC guidance on sanitizing, social distancing, and screening practices. The health and safety of our families is our primary concern. For more information on how we're doing this, check out our RESOURCE PAGE.

Updated May 16, 2022

ABOUT ARMED SERVICES YMCA:

The Armed Services YMCA is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves currently serving military members and their families. In 2019, we engaged more than 250,000 participants and delivered more than 1.3 million points of service to junior enlisted Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen, and family members at 200 service centers in 18 states. Whether providing respite child care for parents in need, summer camps for kids or assisting with emergency needs, the Armed Services YMCA is a nonprofit with a mission: Strengthening Our Military Family®. Visit our website to see how you can join us in supporting military families.

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