JCYS Family Centers grow with your child, and provide developmentally and age-appropriate programs for elementary school children.
Ages: Half-Day Kindergarten Students
Locations: George W. Lutz Family Center – Highland Park and Northwest Family Center – Buffalo Grove
Children can enjoy social, recreational and educational opportunities that enhance and round out their Kindergarten experience. Literature, art, drama, science, social studies and sports are an integral part of our programming for half-day Kindergarten students. Transportation can be provided to and from school. Available between 6:45 am – 6 pm; choose from two, three, four and five-day weeks.
Before & After School Care
Ages: Full-Day Kindergarten – 6th Grade
Locations: George W. Lutz Family Center – Highland Park, and Northwest Family Center – Buffalo Grove
Let us help fill the gaps in your child’s education. Before and After School Care includes nutritious snacks, activity clubs, arts and crafts, sports and games, and a quiet haven for homework. Nurturing children’s social and emotional development, our program fosters children’s independence while instilling a sense of community. Transportation can be provided to and from school. Available between 6:45 am – 6 pm; choose from one to five-day weeks.
School’s Out Programs
Ages: Grades K-6
Locations: Michael R. Lutz Family Center – Lakeview, George W. Lutz Family Center – Highland Park, and Northwest Family Center – Buffalo Grove
School may be closed, but we’re still here for you! Trust JCYS Family Centers to provide full-day programs with field trips and fun activities on days that school is not in session.
Available between 6:45 am – 6 pm when school is not in session.
Kids’ Night Out
Ages: 3 – 9 years old
Locations: Northwest Family Center – Buffalo Grove
Need a night out, or just a kid-free evening? JCYS has themed, fun packed evenings where children choose between sports, crafts, games and a movie, and enjoy a dinner with their friends. You may find that your children want you to go out more often! Available on Saturdays once a month from 5 – 10 pm.