A Great Place to Learn and Play Before and After School

Welcome to Character Builders, the Rancho Family YMCA's After School Program serving students from Transitional Kindergarten to Grade 5 at Dingeman Elementary School.

Character Builders is an affordable way to ensure your child is in a safe, fun, and caring environment after school. Each day includes a new program or activity to help participants learn, build life skills, and develop healthy relationships — including walking field trips, healthy snacks, sports and games, art and music, tutoring, and more!

Currently Accepting Registrations

How to Register

  1. Download and fill out the Registration Packet
  2. Return the following items to the Rancho Family YMCA:
    • The completed Registration Packet
      • You may submit your completed registration packet to the Rancho Family YMCA Member Services Desk or provide a scanned digital copy to Auggie Silva-Hernandez via email at [email protected].
    • $50 registration fee (if applicable)
  3. Please allow up to 3 business days for processing. Once registration packets are processed, a confirmation receipt will be sent out via email to confirm placement.

Quick Link Documents

Important Documents and PDF Forms

 

    For more information about registration, please check out our Registration Details section below.

    Program Scholarships are available to those that qualify — apply for a Scholarship online here.


    Information about Dingeman Elementary

    Location and Contact Information

    Hours of Operation

    WEEKDAY: Grades K-5

    MORNING HOURS

    AFTERNOON HOURS

    Monday

    6:30 am — 8:25 am

    3:00 pm — 6:00 pm

    Tuesday

    6:30 am — 8:25 am

    3:00 pm — 6:00 pm

    Wednesday

    6:30 am — 8:25 am

    3:00 pm — 6:00 pm

    Thursday

    6:30 am — 8:25 am

    12:20 pm — 6:00 pm

    Friday

    6:30 am — 8:25 am

    3:00 pm — 6:00 pm

     

    WEEKDAY: Transitional Kindergarten

    AFTERNOON HOURS

    Monday

    12:20 pm — 6:00 pm

    Tuesday

    12:20 pm — 6:00 pm

    Wednesday

    12:20 pm — 6:00 pm

    Thursday

    12:20 pm — 6:00 pm

    Friday

    12:20 pm — 6:00 pm

     

    About Our Staff

    All staff leaders are selected after a thorough interview and background check process and are cleared through the Community Care Licensing office of the State of California. Our staff has units in child development and a desire to be a great role model for your child and demonstrate YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.


    Fees for Character Builders at Dingeman Elementary School 2018-2019

    Fees have been calculated based upon an annualized rate of the total number of program days and divided into 10 equal monthly payments regardless of the number of school days per month of service. Fees cover all minimum days and parent/teacher conferences.

    • Full-time is considered 4 to 5 (or more) days per week.
    • Part-time is considered 1 to 3 (or less) days per week.
    • Registration fee is $50 per child (if applicable)

    Pricing for Grades K-5

    PROGRAM

    # OF DAYS

    MEMBER

    PARTICIPANT

    Before and After School

    4 to 5 Days
    (Full-time)

    $415

    $477

    Before School Only

    4 to 5 Days
    (Full-time)

    $173

    $199

    1 to 3 Days
    (Part-time)

    $141

    $162

    After School Only

    4 to 5 Days
    (Full-time)

    $314

    $362

    1 to 3 Days
    (Part-time)

    $269

    $310

     

    Pricing for Transitional Kindergarten

    PROGRAM

    # OF DAYS

    MEMBER

    PARTICIPANT

    Before and After School

    4 to 5 Days
    (Full-time)

    $538

    $619

    Before School Only

    4 to 5 Days
    (Full-time)

    $173

    $199

    1 to 3 Days
    (Part-time)

    $141

    $162

    After School Only

    4 to 5 Days
    (Full-time)

    $413

    $475

    1 to 3 Days
    (Part-time)

    $361

    $415

     

     


    Registration Details

    This program is available only for students from Dingeman Elementary in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) to Grade 5.

    Registration Fee is $50 per child, but no registration fee is required for active members.

    Please allow 2 business days for paperwork and tuition fees to be processed before child care services may begin.

    All fees are due in advance of the month of service. Fees are paid by credit card on the 15th or by ATS (bank draft) on the 25th. ATS are deducted monthly from your checking account.

    If balances are not paid on time, your child may not participate in the program.

    Scholarships are available for those that qualify — apply for a Scholarship online here.

    Individual State Forms for Registration


    Questions? Contact Us

    If you have any questions about Character Builders or the registration process, please give us a call!

    Our team is available during Rancho Family YMCA business hours at (858) 484-8788.

    Additional contact info is available in the About Our Staff section above. We look forward to speaking with you!