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Afterschool Childcare

YMCA - Morning and After School Childcare

YMCA after-school programs have provided Orange County's families with quality childcare since 1920. Our before and after school programs expand learning opportunities for children beyond the traditional school day, offering enrichment programs that reinforce the academic focus on school. We are open Monday - Friday

Morning Childcare 6:45 am - the start of school.

Afterschool Childcare: afterschool - 6:00 pm

Open for non-student days for a full-day program and also summer camp!  The program accepts TK - 6th Grade.

How to register:

Call the YMCA Director, Natalia Huerta, at           
(949 ) 548-6770 or email
Call or email today for more information

*Financial assistance program available and accepts 3rd party agencies.

Active Kids

Active Kids Active Kids Afterschool program provides a fun, safe, and educational environment for youth in grades K-6. Enjoy time with your friends in planned indoor and outdoor activities, homework assistance, and creative arts.

Program Details: Monday- Friday. From school dismissal to 6:00pm (Includes early-outs and non-student days). All sites are CLOSED on NMUSD holidays. Non-Student Days will be open at one site, TBA.

Fee: $360 per trimester
LocationsNewport ElementaryCYC (Grant Howald Park)Mariners (Mariners Library-VJC Room)
Registration ONLINE ONLY! Check to see if there are spaces available in the current season.

Tips for Registration: Active Kids Registration 

For more information: Contact 949-644-3151 or

The Watch Program, St. Andrew's Church

Monday - Friday | After School - 5:30 p.m.

The WATCH (Weekdays At The Church) is a Christian based after school program that ministers to the needs of working parents and their families in the community, providing care for children entering Kindergarten-6th grade. Each staff member is specially trained in child development and experienced in working with children in these grades.

It’s our priority to make sure that your child is safe at the WATCH Program. We will make sure that precautions, procedures, and policies will be in place. We have a limited allowed capacity for the program at this time.

For more info, please contact 949.574.2281.