BLACK HAWK COUNTY YMCA

Y Kids Quest At-Home Programming

We are so excited to introduce our NEW at-home support programming for families!

We have four main goals in preparing our Y Kids Quest At-Home programming: 

1) To utilize our youth development experts to carefully select and tie together themed activities that kids will love. We know this is a challenging time for parents/guardians. There are more resources than ever available to do at home with your kids, but finding time to plan and organize it takes a lot of time. We’re here to help with that.

2) To provide activities that are easy to access, easy to do, and require few supplies (or can utilize whatever materials families have available).

3) To offer a range of enrichment activities to help kids learn, have fun, and stay engaged, including arts & crafts, STEM, social-emotional learning, online resources, and more!

4) To offer ideas for creating quality family time experiences together and provide the resources to make those easy to do. 

Kids Challenge

Each week we’ll have one Kids Challenge that ties into one of our activities for the week. After your child(ren) complete the challenge, post to our weekly Y Kids Quest Facebook post (between Thursday at 5pm to Saturday at 12pm each week). Participating means your child(ren) will:
  • Earn a Kids Challenge Badge for the week.
  • Earn one entry into our Y Kids Quest raffle to win Y gear and Y Bucks (to use for membership and/or programs). If your family completes each challenge and posts every week and get entered to win a Year-Long Youth Membership (a $190 value, and even more as it provides a discount for programs all year).

Family Activity

We also have a weekly Family Activity idea tied to our theme. Do the activity as a family and post to our weekly Y Kids Quest Facebook post (between Thursday at 5pm to Saturday at 12pm each week). Participating means your family will: 

  • Earn a Family Activity Badge for the week. 
  • Earn one entry into our Y Kids Quest raffle to win Y gear and Y Bucks (to use for membership and/or programs). If your family completes each challenge and posts every week and get entered to win a Year-Long Family Membership (a $690 value, and even more as it provides a discount for programs all year).

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Week One: Where The Wild Things Are

Preschool and Kindergarten: Where The Wild Things Are- Preschool-K

Grades 1-5: Where The Wild Things Are- Grades 1-5

Additional fun:

Customize your own at-home movie party: Y Kids Quest - Family Movie Showing + Y Kids Quest - Custom movie tickets

Week Two: Y’s Got The Beat

*NEW* Infant and Toddler: Y's Got The Beat - Infant and Toddler

Preschool and Kindergarten: Y's Got The Beat - Preschool and Kindergarten

Grades 1-5: Y's Got The Beat - Grades 1-5

Additional fun:

Customize your own at-home movie party: YMCA-Trolls-movie-tickets.pdf + YMCA-TROLLS-Movie-Presentation.pdf + Movie-Concessions.docx

Week Three: Spring Into Nature

Infant and Toddler: Spring Into Nature: Infant/Toddler

Preschool and Kindergarten: Spring Into Nature: Preschool/Kindergarten

Grades 1-5: Spring Into Nature: Grades 1-5

Week Four: Tip Top Don’t Stop

Infant and Toddler: Tip Top Don't Stop- Infants and Toddlers

Preschool and Kindergarten: Tip Top Don't Stop- Preschool and Kindergarten

Grades 1-5: Tip Top Don't Stop- Grades 1-5.pdf

Week Five: A Week Of The Arts

Infant and Toddler: Week 5: Infant and Toddler

Preschool and Kindergarten: Week 5: Preschool and Kindergarten

Grades 1-5: Week 5: Grades 1-5

Week Six: Soar Into Space

Infant and Toddler: Y-Kids-Quest-At-Home-Infant-Toddler-Soar-Into-Space.pdf

Preschool and Kindergarten: Y-Kids-Quest-At-Home-Preschool-Kindergarten-Soar-Into-Space.pdf

Grades 1-5: Y-Kids-Quest-at-Home-1st-5th-Soar-Into-Space.pdf

Week Seven: Passport Around The World

Infant and Toddler: Y-Kids-Quest-at-Home-Infant-Toddler-Passport-Around-The-World.pdf

Preschool and Kindergarten: Y-Kids-Quest-at-Home-Prek-Kindergarten-Passport-Around-The-World.pdf

Grades 1-5: Y-Kids-Quest-at-Home-1st-5th-Passport-Around-The-World-.pdf

Y Kids Quest – Financial Assistance

Our Y Kids Quest programming is FREE and open to all. At the same time, we recognize not every family has craft and other supplies at home, and some have financial constraints that make it hard to purchase extra things right now for that purpose. For this reason, we have decided to take our financial assistance program on the road…and into your home. We want to infuse resources and supplies into your home so your child can engage in creative learning and play during this time.

Y Kids Quest - Financial Assistance

Y Kids Quest – Help support families

If you wish to support families through supply donation of craft and other items, please click the link to our Amazon Wishlist.

Amazon Wishlist

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