School Age Child Care: Fall into Fun

Last updated: September 24, 2019, at 11:06 a.m. PT

Originally published: September 24, 2019, at 8:47 a.m. PT

Teacher helps student outside with autumn leaf art project.

Students discover what they love through our proprietary curriculum centered around STEM, career-connected learning, arts, literacy, education, and diversity and global learning. Discovering the world is fun and safe with the Y, the experts at helping kids grow and learn in spirit, mind, and body.

Check out our October theme, Fall into Fun

Rake and fall leaves


Fall Leaf Fiasco

In this fall themed STEM challenge, youth will work together to engineer a tool to collect leaves efficiently and effectively using minimal materials and tons of imagination.

Firefighter offers his hat to young female student.

Career-Connected Learning

Explore a Career: Firefighters

In honor of National Fire Prevention week, we will explore the exhilarating world of being a firefighter and all that goes into being this community hero.

Painting of a pumpkin, pie and apples.


Pumpkin Still Life

As we discover the beauty of still life art, we will infuse the splendor of fall.

Classmates laughing


DIY Joke Books

In celebration of World Smile Day on October 4th, we will create our own joke books to bring a smile to the faces of ourselves and each other while practicing skills in reading and writing.

Sign Showing Where to Exit in Case of Fire


Stop, Drop, and Roll

Did you know that learning can happen through physical activity? In Stop, Drop, and Roll, we will play a fun, active game while reiterating an important skill in fire safety.

Students playing game with thumbs in the air around table

Diversity & Global Learning

Go A to Z

We will go on an alphabetical brainstorm as we generate ideas about a global topic determined by our groups. Through this brainstorm, we will take a deeper examination of the world around us on a topic that means the most to us.