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YMCA to begin afterschool program in Hardeeville

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PORT ROYAL, SC (WTOC) -

Wardle Family YMCA and Jasper County have come together to offer on-site after school care at The Royal Live Oaks Academy of the Arts & Sciences Public Charter School in Hardeeville.

The program will be offered to students and their families Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Fridays from 12:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Participants involved with the after school care will be offered homework assistance, peer-led tutoring, healthy snacks and gym games. Children will also have the opportunity to participate in weekly clubs including Glee Club, Crafty Critters, Sports of all Sorts and more.

Kaylin Garst, Operations Director of Wardle Family YMCA, said the after school program is designed to help working parents have a peace of mind about their child's well being after school. "The Y strives to provide high-quality programs at an affordable cost for families throughout Beaufort County.  This collaboration allows the Y to reach even further into the community to address families' needs," says Garst.

The Royal Live Oaks Academy of the Arts & Sciences Public Charter School is only $15 a week for each child and $5 off for additional siblings. To register, call the Y at 843.522.9622 or visit their website at www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com.

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