A Great Place to Learn and Play Before and After School

Welcome to Character Builders, the John A. Davis Family YMCA's before and after school program serving students from transitional kindergarten (TK) to grade 5 at Benchley-Weinberger Elementary School. 

Character Builders is an affordable way to ensure your child is in a safe, fun, and caring environment before and/or after school. Each day includes a new program or activity to help participants learn, build life skills and develop healthy relationships — including healthy snacks, sports and games, art, music and more!

Online Registration Information

Registration for the Character Builders program can now be completed and submitted online through our Character Builders registration page. Registration is first come, first served.

Program scholarships are available to those who qualify — apply for a scholarship online here.


 

Information about Benchley-Weinberger Elementary

Location and Contact Information

Hours of Operation

WEEKDAY

MORNING HOURS

AFTERNOON HOURS

Monday

6:30 am — 8:00 am

2:20 pm — 6:00 pm

Tuesday

6:30 am — 8:00 am

2:20 pm — 6:00 pm

Wednesday

6:30 am — 8:00 am

11:45 pm — 6:00 pm

Thursday

6:30 am — 8:00 am

2:20 pm — 6:00 pm

Friday

6:30 am — 8:00 am

2:20 pm — 6:00 pm

 

About Our Staff

All staff leaders are selected after a thorough interview and background check process and are cleared through the Community Care Licensing office of the State of California. Our staff has units in child development and a desire to be a great role model for your child and demonstrate YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. For questions about the program, hours, eligibility, fees or other administrative issues, please e-mail [email protected].

 

Fees for Character Builders at Benchley-Weinberger Elementary School 2022-2023

Fees have been calculated based upon an annualized rate of the total number of program days and divided into 10 equal monthly payments regardless of the number of school days per month of service. Fees cover all minimum days and parent/teacher conferences. Registration fee is $50 per child for YMCA members, $100 per child for participants. 

HOURS

# OF DAYS

MEMBER

PARTICIPANT

After School

5 Days

$374

$440

Before School

5 Days

$168

$198

Before & After School

5 Days

$495

$583

After School3 Days (Parent/Caregiver Choice)$262$308
After School1 Day (Wednesday)$131$155

Registration Details

 

Priority Registration

April 18 - 30, 2022 (for current participants, 2021-2022 pre-enrolled participants, and interest list families)

Open Registration

Begins May 1, 2022

 

This program is available only for students from Benchley-Weinberger Elementary in transitional kindergarten to grade 5.

Registration Fee is $50 per child for YMCA members, $100 per child for participants.

Please allow three business days for paperwork and tuition fees to be processed before child care services may begin.

All fees are due in advance of the month of service. Fees are paid by ATS (bank draft) on the 10th or by credit/debit card on the 15th. ATS are deducted monthly from your checking account.

If balances are not paid on time, your child may not participate in the program.

Scholarships are available for those that qualify — apply for a scholarship online here.

 


Questions? Contact Us

If you have any questions about Character Builders or the registration process, please email us at [email protected].

Additional contact info is available in the About Our Staff section above. We look forward to speaking with you!