Free Quality Emergency Child Care For Essential Workers

The program will be hosted at our outdoor camp location at 1303 Stokes Road in Medford, and will operate primarily outdoors with access to some of our camp programs.

The Ockanickon Dining Hall will be utilized for meals, and will also serve as a venue for students to complete school work during the day. To help observe proper social distancing, limited enrollment will be accepted.

  • 7 AM—6 PM, Monday—Friday
  • Elementary Aged Program
  • Tuition is paid by State, not by registered participants
  • Breakfast, lunch, & an afternoon snack provided

YMCA of the Pines’ trained and experienced child care staff will care for your children in a safe, sanitized setting following Dept. of Health and Child Care Licensing guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all children and staff.

All essential employees must first register with the state at:

For more information, please contact Becca Gutwirth at

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