Kids Connection School Age Childcare

Kids Connection, a New York State licensed 5 day a week school aged child care program, is open to any school aged child 5 to 15 years old in the Southern Tier.

Kids Connection offers parents affordable piece of mind and children an exciting variety of opportunities after school. Our experienced staff take pride in maintaining a safe and supervised after school program with a teacher/student ratio of 1:10.

Kids in our school age program have complete access to all that the amazing JCC facilities have to offer including:

  • School-Age Playground
  • Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Auditorium and Theater
  • Sports fields and Nature Trail

Vestal Schools:

Children attending the Vestal SD are bused to the JCC by Vestal Transportation. Children attending Vestal Hills are picked up by KC Staff at school and transported by First Student for an annual fee of $30.

Other School Districts:

KC follows the Vestal SD calendar however, days off often coincide with other districts. For after school care, children can be dropped off at the JCC by their parent/guardian starting at 3pm.

For more information contact Youth Director, Stacy Robitailee 607-724-2417 ext. 421 or by email at

Fees, Hours & Registration Forms

Competitively priced, Kids Connection is available for any child 5 to 15 years old on a yearly 5 day a week contract or drop-in basis.

To register you will need:

  • KC registration packet(below)
  • 1 of the 3 contract options(below)
  • Immunization record(most recent)
  • Child's physical(within one year)

2019-2020 KC Registration Packet
2019-2020 School & KC Calendar
March 2020 ECC Lunch Menu

KC Contract Options

1. Full Year Contract : Program is on a wait list. Email for info
Children who attend M-F, including days off from school.
Non-Member Fee: $70/week
Member Fee: $60/week
'19-'20 KC Full Year Contract

2. Drop-In Contract: No School (Long Day) Care Slots Available
Children attending less than 5 days/week
Non-Member Fee: $6.75/Hour
Member Fee: $6.00/Hour
'19-'20 KC Drop-In Contract

3. CIT Contract (Counselor-In-Training):
For children in grades 6-8 who would like to assist KC teachers with projects, snack, etc but still need after school supervision
Non-Member Fee: $4.75/Hour
Member Fee: $4.25/Hour
'19-'20 CIT Contract

Parent Handbook


School Days: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

KC After School Schedule
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm Snack, Free Time & Homework
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm Circle Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
-Mon/Wed/Fri: Choice of Project (ie art, science,cooking,etc) or Gym
-Tues/Thurs Optional Indoor Swim
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Playground in nice weather or clubs in Kids Connection room

Days off from school: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm, children will swim between 2:00 pm - 3:30pm


We are proud to offer quality programs for Preschool ages 3-5 and afterschool Youth classes for school age children. For more information or to register contact the JCC Office at

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500 Clubhouse Rd

Vestal, New York

Phone: 607.724.2417