YES! is fun. Occasionally fun can also mean messy!Dress your child in old clothes so they are ready to play hard and get dirty! Children are required to wear closedtoed shoes and socks daily and should arrive to YES! withsunscreen already applied. Remember, YES! Is not afashion show!
What to Bring
It is recommended that you send your child with abackpack to keep all their belongings together. Allbelongings should be labeled with your child’s namebefore sending to YES! outings. Please also be sure your child has sunscreen and a sweatshirt.
What not to Bring
Children may not bring electronic devices (cell phones,digital cameras, iPods, video games), toys, jewelry, or money to YES!. The Armed Services YMCA is notresponsible for any items that are lost or stolen.
Program Director Her third summer atthe Armed Services YMCA, Lyndsay is aSan Diego native andgraduate of University of California, SanDiego with a degree inSociology. Her passion for working with children of allages has made working at the ASYMCA an incredible experience. Lyndsay iseager to explore new San Diegoadventures this summer with military children!
Program Leader Andrea is more thanready to jumpstart her fourth summer at the Armed Services YMCA! A Southern Californianative, summer hasalways been her favorite season! Andreais a graduate from San Diego StateUniversity, with a degree in Women’sStudies and Social Work. She looksforward to directing her passion for empowering youth and their familiesthrough ASY’s summer programs for military youth.
Program Leader Cathy could not bemore excited aboutkicking off her secondsummer with the ASYMCA! Cathy is aTexas native with adegree inInterdisciplinary Studies and Elementary Teaching Credential from the University of North Texas. She is looking forward tousing her background working withyouth both in and out of the classroomto contribute to the summer experiencethis year!
Program Leader Donnabelle is thrilled for her first summer at the ASYMCA. Donnabelle is agraduate of CuyamacaCollege with a degree inChild Development, andalso holds a Child DevelopmentTeacher’s Permit from the Commissionon Teacher Credentialing. She is lookingforward to using her background working with young children to create amore meaningful summer this year!
YES! is open to children of military service members from allservice branches. The military service member must be rank E6or below and assigned to a SanDiego military installation or SanDiego based ship. Children mustbe between seven and twelveyears old by August 1st to beeligible for Youth YES! andbetween thirteen and fifteenyears by July 28th for Teen YES!There will be nononono age exceptions.Priority will be given to children who have not participated in2010 YES! Outing.
The Armed Services YMCA isproud to provide over 40 freeprograms to San Diego military service members and their families each month. Should you wish to make a contribution tothe Armed Services YMCA insupport of programs like YES! youmay do so by sending your donation to the Armed Services YMCA at 3293 Santo Road, SanDiego, CA 92124 or call 858-751-5755 for more information.
YES! registration forms and a tendollar non-refundable deposit willbe required to register. Shouldthe family fail to cancel their child’s space at least two weeksprior to the outing or the child notattend, the family may be placedon the ineligible programs list for the Armed Services YMCA.
Contacting YES! KidsIf you should need to reach your child during YES! please call our front desk at 858-751-5755.They will take your message andget the information to your child.Children are not permitted tobring cell phones to YES!Child Illness or Injury If your child becomes ill at YES!our staff will contact you to pick them up. Please havearrangements to do so in a timely manner. If you child is injuredstaff will take whatever steps arenecessary to obtain medical care.If we are unable to reach you andyour child needs medicalattention they will be transportedto the hospital by an ambulance. All expenses for emergency medical care are theresponsibility of the parent.
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