School's Out Camps

The Y is a working parent's best friend. When school is out for winter or spring break, teacher work days, or other one-off holidays, the Y is in with all-day, fun active child care. It's a win-win. There's no "I'm bored!" from the kids, and you don't have to stress while you're at work.

School's Out Locations

Buncombe County

  • Enka District: Sand Hill, Pisgah, Candler, Hominy Valley, Johnston and West Buncombe

  • Roberson District: Koontz, Estes, Avery's Creek and Glen Arden

  • Reynolds District: Haw Creek, Fairview, Oakley, Bell, Black Mountain and WD Williams

  • North District: Asheville City, North Buncombe, Johnston, Weaverville and West Buncombe

Asheville City

Henderson County

  • UNCA Kellogg Center or Hendersonville Family Y

McDowell County


YMCA School's Out days follow the Buncombe County, McDowell County, and Henderson County public school calendar for holidays and teacher work days. 


School's Out days come at no additional cost to YMCA of WNC Full-Time Afterschool participants in Buncombe, Henderson, and McDowell counties. Part-Time Afterschool participants are included in School's Out days with the exception of the weeks of Christmas and Spring Break.

For non-program participants:
$40/day Buncombe County
$40/day Henderson County
$40/day McDowell County

In Henderson County, program runs from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for children ages 4-12.


    Registration is now open for Spring Break Camp and childcare. 


    Financial Assistance

    Thanks to the support of generous donors to our annual campaign, the Y offers financial assistance based on need and available funds. 

    Apply for Financial Assistance

    The Y is currently accepting child care subsidy vouchers for our Buncombe County and McDowell County locations.