Read • Talk • Sing • Play • Write
Parents and caregivers are a child’s first and best
Online WEEKLY GUIDES from the Adams County library
help your child develop literacy skills, engage your child, and enhance the bonds
Storytimes support Pennsylvania Early Learning
Adams County Library System
140 Baltimore St.
“Imagine Your Story”
Release your inner Storyteller by reading for prizes, completing activities, and attending exciting programs. Incentives include food coupons, sporting tickets and more!
Available at all library branches.
May 30th – August 9th
Check out packed events calendars at adamslibrary.org/events
Adams County Library System
140 Baltimore Street
East Berlin Area Community Center, 405 North Avenue, Easter Berlin, 717-259-8848
Ages 3-5, must be potty trained.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9 am-12 noon
September 9, 2019-May 22, 2020, $120 per month
Optional Lunch Bunch (each child brings a packed lunch)
January 6-May 22, 2020, 9am – 1pm $135 per month
To hold a space for your child for the fall session, you must
complete a registration form and pay a non-refundable, non-transferable fee of $25 per child.
INSTRUCTOR: Kim Bechtel, Member of the Early Education Board for Bermudian Springs School District and Spring Grove School District and United Way of Adams County Ready To Learn Team
This class is geared to get your child ready for all day kindergarten. Children will learn preschool basics, weather, letters and their sounds, reading readiness skills, sight words, phonemic awareness, kid writing, numbers through at least 20, counting to at least 20, and simple addition.
There will be time for developmental play as well as crafts and games.
It will be taught by a teacher who is familiar with the kindergarten curriculum and
knows where they should be for a smooth transition. There will
be a tiered schedule to help the children adjust more quickly to full
19 Camps. June 15-July 31
Morning camps M-F 9am-12pm
$55/week plus $10 supply fee for some camps
Ages 3-14. Sports, Cooking, Arts & Crafts, & More!
All camps run pending sufficient enrollment.
Visit www.ebacc.org 717-259- 8848
East Berlin Area Community Center – EBACC
405 North Avenue
East Berlin, PA
Gettysburg Area Middle School, Grades 6-8
Lincoln Elementary School, Grades K-5
James Gettys Elementary School, Grades K-5
Franklin Township Elementary School, Grades PK-5
Gettysburg Montessori Charter School, Grades PK-6
Vida Charter School/Escuela Vida Charter, Grades PK-6
St. Francis Xavier Charter School, Grades PK-8
Respective Solutions Group staff work with teachers to revisit school-day lessons while providing homework help, tutoring, and educational enrichment activities.
Components of this 21st Century Community Learning Center program include STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math), nutrition and fitness, positive behavior reinforcement, music and more!
We focus on creating educational, fun and safe environments for students to go after school.
10 Weeks of summer programming included
A 4-H animal club is a club that focuses solely on one specific animal instead of projects. Members without animals are still able to participate in an animal club by completing an animal-less project. Includes: Beef Club, Dairy Beef/Dairy Club, Goat Club, Horse Club, Poultry Club, Rabbit & Cavy Club, Sheep Club, Swine Club, Dog, Seeing Eye Puppy
Visit the 4-H Animal Club website for full details, or phone Carolyn McGraw, 717-334-6271.
Community Clubs do not focus on one specific project, they offer several different projects members can choose from. There is something for everyone.
Clubs are in New Oxford, Upper Adams, and York Springs
Visit the 4-H Community Club website for full details, or phone Trudy Gladhill at 717-334-6271.
Special Interest Clubs
Special Interest clubs focus on one specific project. Includes Craft Club, Teen Senate Club, East Berlin Shooting Sports, and Littlestown Shooting Sports
Visit the 4-H Special Interest Club website for full details, or phone Trudy Gladhill at 717-334-6271.
Adams County 4-H, Penn State Extension
670 Old Harrisburg Road, Suite 204
Elementary schools in Conewago Valley SD, Littlestown SD & Upper Adams SD are the Adams County sites for the Hanover YMCA ‘Discovery’ programs.
Staff to child ratio – 1:12
BEFORE SCHOOL CHILD CARE (ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS)
Students enjoy sports, games, arts & crafts, gym play, and breakfast daily. Before Care is extended 1 or 2 hours on snow delay days.
Mon-Fri 6:30am-start of school
$58/Week part time (1-3 days/week)
$68/Week full time (4-5 days/week)
CCIS funding accepted
AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE (ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS)
Children enjoy social, educational, and recreational opportunities. Well-trained child care professionals lead group games, sports, arts & crafts, music, homework assistance and more. The YMCA instills the values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Faith.
Daily snack is provided.
Mon-Fri end of school-6pm
$72/Week part time (1-3 days/week)
$82/Week full time (4-5 days/week)
CCIS funding accepted
Melissa Hartlaub, Multi Site Supervisor (School Age Care)
firstname.lastname@example.org or X234
Early Learning Coordinator
Cathy Lewter, Child Care Administrator
email@example.com or X230
HANOVER AREA YMCA
Foursquare Kids meet at both 8:30am and 10:30am for a church service just for kids. We sing songs and take kids on a journey through the Bible. Interactive storytelling, songs, scripture, and crafts.
Safe, secure check-in and environment.
Foursquare Youth meet in the sanctuary for worship during the 10:30 am service and then go to the Youth Room. Exists to reach 6th to 12th grade students and help them become followers of Jesus Christ. It is a place where students can make friends and build relationships. It is also a spiritual place where we establish roots and nourish our soul with the good things God intends to put in “our soil” for strong growth.
For more information, contact Pastor Nate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
328 W Middle St, Gettysburg