Spring Break 2021

Spring is Coming!

Well hello there! Gary the grasshopper here. It may seem like a mirage, but spring is on its way. The holidays seemed to come and go in a flash, and now your kids are right back in the swing of school during what has been a roller coaster of a year. You need a break, your kids need a break, teachers need a break – who doesn’t need a break? Well, you’re in luck, because AYS is back in full force and ready to provide your family with the ever-elusive break you crave! We’ll provide your kids with all of the support they need so you can fly from plant to plant, hop through fields, eat leaves…wait, that’s just me. What are you waiting for? Hop to it!

Price Per Child

Camp Only 8:00am – 4:30pm $50 $100 $145
Before + Camp 6:30am – 4:30pm $55 $110 $155
Camp + After 8:00am – 6:00pm $55 $110 $155
Full Day 6:30am – 6:00pm $60 $120 $165

Registration fee is $35 per child. Families previously enrolled
during 2020-2021 school year are not subject to registration fee.

Discounts: Faculty (see site pages), Military (10%), and Multi-Child (5%).
Must be registered three business days in advance of first day.

CCDF Vouchers and Financial Assistance

AYS accepts CCDF vouchers and recommends that families who meet the guidelines for CCDF vouchers, apply. Click here for information on the voucher application process.

AYS provides limited financial assistance on a first-come, first-served basis to families who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, and uses the FSSA Child Care Income Eligibility Determination & Fee Schedule to determine assistance eligibility. As you complete your child’s enrollment application, you will have the option to submit a financial assistance application.

Locations* (click below for site-specific info)

Decatur Township

Washington Township

*Locations are subject to change.

Policies and Procedures

What to Bring

Please send your child with the following items EVERY DAY:

Please clearly label all items brought into the program with the child’s name.  Site leaders may limit or ban items brought from home if they prove to be a disruption or cause a problem. AYS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ARTICLES. 

Please note: Drop-off and pick-up may take up to 20 minutes due to safety protocols. Transitions between activities include regular hand-washing and cleaning to ensure a healthy environment.

Program Goals for Students

  • Engage with other kids to promote social and emotional development 
  • Learn through new and engaging experiences 
  • Increase physical fitness
  • Have fun in a safe and healthy environment 

Highly-Trained Staff

AYS hires individuals to work at our programs who have experience and a passion for kids and enjoy being outdoors. All AYS staff members go through a drug test, TB test, and several criminal background checks. Staff has also been trained in health and safety protocols related the COVID-19 crisis. AYS staff members also receive training in First Aid, child development, conflict resolution, team building, and overall safety. Staff/child ratios are low to allow for a variety of small group activities. CPR-certified staff members are always on site.

AYS reserves the right to cancel any break program if minimum enrollment is not reached.
AYS will close registration if capacity is met.