Kids Business Drop-in Care

Kids Business is a drop-in child care program located in the lower level of the Dillon  Center.  They also offer half-day & all-day camps as well as birthday parties, tutoring, field trips, STEM classes and Parent’s Night Out.  Click here for our Special Events & New Classes page.

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Drop-in Care
Ages 1-12   Summer hours 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Monday – Friday
$8 for the first hour, $4 each additional hour (4 hour limit)  Siblings: $4 per hour

How Does Drop In Care Work?
● On your first visit with us, we require a completed registration form for each child.
● Please deposit personal items in an empty storage cubby prior to entering the play
area.
● Each child is given a name tag and welcomed into the secure playroom by a
trained Kids Business staff member.
Our secure pickup policy requires that you show positive photo identification in order to pick up your child.

2017 Summer Camps

What happens at Kids Business during the summer?  Major FUN, that’s what! Although we put a lot of emphasis on fun, we put an even larger emphasis on serious EXPLORING and LEARNING. We design our camps with age appropriate activities that help develop the minds, character, and physical health of children. Take a look to see what happens when FUN and LEARNING collide at Kids Business!

All camps are 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. daily   

Ages 1-3    $14 members, $16 non-members per day
Ages 4-12  $10 members, $12 non-members per day

June 5-9    Aloha  Summer     Join us with grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts as we surf into summer!
June 12-16   Creature Feature    Land, Sea, and Air! Kids will learn about animals everywhere!
June 19-23   Lights, Camera, Action!    We will travel to infinity and beyond to explore our favorite characters through building light sabers, becoming princesses, and racing cars.
June 26-30   Inventor’s Workshop    Kids of all ages will play, experiment, create, and construct using a variety of materials. What will be their BIG idea?
July 3-7   America the Beautiful    We will take a road trip through the USA!
July 10-14   Moovin’ and Groovin’    Rock-n-Roll all week with Kids Business!
July 17-21   Space is the Place    Ready. Set. Blast Off! During our trip to outer space we will talk about the 48th anniversary of landing on the moon!
July 24-28   Keeping Our Bodies Healthy!    Fun Fitness, Sneaky vegetables and Healthy Lifestyles    Kids will learn about their bodies and how to keep them healthy!
July 31- Aug. 4   Art Around the World    Kids will learn about art produced around the world while producing masterpieces using the same techniques!
Aug. 7-11   Sails & Tails    Calling all Pirates and Mermaids!  Join us as we sail the seven seas and hunt for treasure!
Aug 14-18   Lego Week    Kids will build and compete in challenges with Lego’s all week long.
Aug 21 -25   Silly Sticky Science    Join us for a week of fun filled experiments

STEM – Science For Home School 2017-18

Fall Session

Sept. 13 & 20 – Intro to the Science Lab, Sept. 27 – Matter and Phase Changes, Oct. 4 & 11 – Transfer of Heat Energy, Oct. 18 & 25 – Weather, Nov. 1 & 8 – Forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion, Nov. 15 & 29 -Inventor’s Workshop, Dec. 6 – STEM Challenges

Spring Session

Jan. 17 – The Scientific Method, Jan. 24 & 31 – The Cell and DNA, Feb. 7 & 14 – Living Organisms, Feb. 21 & 28 – The Human Body, March 7 & 14 – Ecology, March 21 & 28 – Inventor’s Workshop, April 11 – STEM Challenge

Inventor’s workshop will combine scientific principles and creativity to encourage participants to create products using the engineering process.

       Time:       10am-12pm     Cost: $80 per session, siblings $70

STEM Classes (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
Preschool:  Monday,  12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Cost is $50, $60 with pick-up from preschool (minimum # of participants required for transportation services)  Includes, 1 hour of STEM activities, arts and crafts, snack and recreation time.

Kindergarten – 5th grade: Monday,  4:00 – 5:00 p.m Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12
Cost is $30     Kids will become Jr. Scientists while participating in science experiments.  Kids will ‘”virtually” travel all around the world to solve real-life problems through the engineering design process.

Homeschool: Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   12-week sessions
Cost is $80, $70 for each additional child in the same family   Includes, 1 hour of STEM activities, arts and crafts, snack and recreation time.

LEGO® Wednesdays

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. for building fun!  Creativity with 125 pounds of LEGOS®.  We offer age appropriate challenges, free building time with guidance, and lessons using LEGO ® education products.  Cost is $18 per child, reservations required.

Music & Movement 2017-18

Our Music & Movement program provides an opportunity for children to laugh and play all while growing intellectually, emotionally, and socially. Children enjoy a warm atmosphere in which they have the opportunity to function in a structured setting. Activities will include singing, dancing, active games, story time and school readiness activities.

Dates & Times

Tuesday & Thursday from 9:00am – 11:00am                                            

Session 1:  ALL ABOUT FRIENDS  September 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21                                                     
Session 2:  FABULOUS FALL  October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19                                                                   

Session 3:  FAMILY & THANKSGIVING  November 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21                                           

Session 4:  CHRISTMAS  December 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21                                       

Session 5:  WINTER & HIBERNATION   January 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25                                                              

Session 6:  LOVE IS IN THE AIR  February 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22                                                            

Session 7:  EASTER, SPRING & ST. PATRICK’S DAY  March 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22                                                           

Session 8:  WEATHER & RAINBOWS  April 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26                                                     

Session 9:  OCEAN & SEA LIFE  May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17                                                          

Fees per Session: Member  $30, Non-member $50                        

For more information or to begin the registration process, please call 242-1134 or email Anna McCulloch anna@lexingtonymca.com or Katie Decker katie.decker@lexingtonymca.com.

Birthday Parties
Let us host your next birthday party!  Our Basic Party Package for 2 hours is $150 for 20 kids and includes invitations, paper products, drinks, set-up and clean-up.

Our Party Pack takes the hassle out of party planning. Allow our staff to provide paper goods, organize age appropriate games and clean up after the party. This party includes the Basic Party Package plus $50.      

Our Signature Party Pack  for 2 hours is $300 and we offer the following themes: Lego Party, Princess Party, Art Party, Color Party, Rainbow Party, Superhero Party, Zumba Party, Pirate Party, Science Extravaganza, 1st Birthday Party, Music & Movement Party.  This pack includes: custom KB invites, themed paper products, juice boxes, theme specific art project, themed decorations, themed party favors, and set-up/clean-up.

For more information or to begin the registration process, please call 242-1134 or email Anna McCulloch at anna@lexingtonymca.com or Katie Decker at katie.decker@lexingtonymca.com.

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