YMCA 21st Century Community Learning CenterYMCA

Lincoln and the YMCA of the Fox Cities are excited to continue their commitment to helping children achieve success! We look forward to providing your child with enriching activities after school that support their development.

The Lincoln/YMCA 21st Century Community Learning Center has been created through funding from the Department of Public Instruction, as well as district funds and in-kind contributions from throughout the community. This program is run by minimal participant fees and funding from the Appleton YMCA. It is truly a collaborative community project.

Other community agencies involved with the project include:

  • AASD
  • Boy Scouts Game On
  • Girls Scouts Outreach Program
  • YMCA
  • UW Extension
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters
  • Hmong American Partnership
  • FROG
  • Boys' Choir
  • YMCA of the Fox Cities
  • Appleton West FLIP
  • First Book Fox Valley

Lincoln/YMCA 21st CCLC Mission

To create a safe, drug free environment during non-school hours that supports student achievement, healthy lifestyles, and developmental assets through an integrated network of community-wide partners that is responsive to the diverse needs of the school community.

More information on YMCA Before & After School Programming

Before School Program

6:30 a.m. - 8:05 a.m.

The Before School program starts as early as 6:30 a.m., all students report to the Multi-Purpose Room and the depending on morning activities may relocate to different rooms in the school. Morning activities include: arts and crafts, games, gym activities, computer room, cooking club, and homework help if needed.

At 7:55 a.m. the children line up for breakfast. The breakfast program is an additional cost for the families and the rates are $1.00 for full pay students and $.30 for reduced students per meal. It is up the individual child if they want breakfast each morning.

At 8:05 a.m. when a supervisor is out on the playground the children are dismissed from the Before School Program and they have a brief morning recess weather permitting before starting their school day.

After School Program

3:16 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Arrival/sign-in/snack
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Homework Time and Tutoring
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Clubs and Enrichment Activities

The After School program runs from 3:16-6:00 p.m., all students report to the Multi-Purpose Room for check in and a snack. At 3:30 p.m. the students break up into their groups for homework time. This time is used to complete any homework and reading that needs to be done.

Once the students have completed their homework, within their groups they will have the opportunity to participate in group activities, large group games, math and literacy based activities, centers and high yield learning activities.

Also, during the homework hour we have Power Hour, a small group tutoring/homework assistance and one-on-one reading tutoring. The Power Hour and Tutoring is geared for students who need extra assistance in math or literacy based concepts.

At 4:30 p.m. the students move into the enrichment areas. The Multi-Purpose Room includes games, puzzles, construction activities, arts and crafts, dramatic play, and social time. The library hosts as an extra homework area for students who may need a little more time to complete their homework.

The computer lab is open for technology activities and supervised websites; there is a 30 minute limit for students in the computer room.

The gym and playground area are open for both planned recreational and free choice activities. All students report to the Gym at 5:30 p.m. due to the closing of the other areas.

Students also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs offered by our community partners who include: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Travelling Intramurals Basketball, FROG, Hmong American Partnership, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Foreign Language Club (French and Spanish), and 4H Afterschool.

The after school staff also run a variety of clubs throughout the school year which include: Cooking, Photography, Drama, Yoga for Kids, Dance, Kids Giving Back, Nature Explorers, and Origami. We survey the children in the fall to find out where their interests are in regards to our clubs.

Lincoln/YMCA 21st CCLC Program Enrollment Information

Please click on the link below for online registration information if you are interested in before or after school programming for your child for the upcoming school year.

2017-2018 Lincoln Before and After School Online Enrollment Information

Please contact the Afterschool Program Coordinator if:
Financial assistance is needed for the one-time registration fee.  
Transportation is a concern/barrier to participation.

Contact Information

Jolene Leurquin
Lincoln YMCA 21st CCLC Coordinator
Phone: (920) 832-4951
Fax: (920) 832-6348
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