Desoto County Childcare YMCA


Greenbrook Elementary
School Building D
730 Rasco Road
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: 662-280-6370
Fax: 662-280-6374

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Join the Y in April and pay the day of the month as your joining fee, normally $75. For example, April 1st pay $1.00 and so on.

When you become a member of the YMCA, you become part of a family. We are all committed to a cause and the Y movement. Promoting Healthy Living, Social Responsibility, Youth Development.

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2014-15 School Holiday camps

2014-2015 School Holiday Camps
  Hours are 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Desoto County School Dates: August 7, 2014 – May 22, 2014

Locations: Olive Branch Elementary and Southaven Intermediate Schools

Holiday Day(s) Date(s) Rates
Labor Day Mon Sept.  1 NO  CAMP  OFFERED
Fall Break Mon & Tues Oct. 13 – 14 $25/Day
Professional Dev. Day Tue Nov. 4 $25/Day
Thanksgiving Mon & Tues Afterschool Nov. 25-26 $30 for before/afterschool care for the week

$24 for afterschool care for the week

$13 for before care for the week

Thanksgiving Wed Nov. 26 $ 25/Day
Thanksgiving Thurs & Fri Nov. 27-28 NO CAMP OFFERED
Christmas Break Mon-Tues Dec. 22-23 $25/Day
Christmas Break Wed – Fri Dec. 24-26 NO  CAMP  OFFERED
Christmas Break Mon-Tues Dec. 29-3 0 $25/Day
Christmas Break Wed-Thurs Dec. 31-Jan.1 NO CAMP OFFERED
Teachers Return Fri Jan. 2 $25/Day
Martin Luther King Day Mon Jan. 20 NO CAMP OFFERED
Professional Dev. Day Fri Feb. 13 $25/Day
President’s Day Mon Feb. 16 NO CAMP OFFERED
Spring Break Mon-Fri Mar. 9-13 $ 25/Day or $109/Week
Good Friday Fri Apr. 3 NO CAMP OFFERED
Easter Break Mon Apr. 6 $25/Day
We will not offer any after school care for 60% days.
Holiday Camp is available to non-afterschool participants if space is available.

Registration fee of $75.00 is waived for YMCA members.

Cost for Holiday Camp is $35.00/Day or $120.00 per week.



Before & After School Program

We offer before/afterschool care in 22 DeSoto County schools. We offer a safe, nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and develop social skills.

Before Care starts at 6:30 a.m.
Afterschool Care ends at 6:00 p.m.

Program includes:

  • Healthy Snack
  • Homework Time
  • Learning Centers
  • Character Development
  • CATCH fitness program

When kids are out of school for holidays, we offer holiday camps at several locations.

Before Care – $32
After Care – $60
Before and After Care – $75
Registration Fee (waived for members of the YMCA) – $75


Before& After Care:

Center Hill Elementary
Desoto Central Primary
Desoto Central Elementary
Greenbrook Elementary
Hope Sullivan Elementary
Lake Cormorant Elementary
Overpark Elementary
Pleasant Hill Elementary
Southaven Elementary
Southaven Intermediate
Walls Elementary

After Care Only:

Chickasaw Elementary
Hernando Elementary
Hernando Hills Elementary
Horn Lake Elementary
Horn Lake Intermediate
Lewisburg Elementary
Lewisburg Primary
Olive Branch Elementary
Olive Branch Intermediate
Oak Grove Central Elementary
Shadow Oaks Elementary

For more information contact our office at 662.280.6370 or email Mandy Smith at or Traci Nichols at

For billing and payment information or questions, please contact Tina Brannon at 662.280.6370 ext. 2002 or email

Financial Aid Assistance is available. Rates are based on income.

Parent Handbook
Registration Forms

Greenbrook Elementary
School Building D
730 Rasco Road
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: 662-280-6370
Fax: 662-280-6374


Summer Day Camp

Whether you choose one week or all summer, YMCA Day Camp fits your schedule and provides fun and enriching activities for your child. Campers work together in many activities, which lead to the development of team work skills, leadership skills and lifelong friendships. In addition, Campers gain an understanding of the YMCA Character Development Values: Caring, Honest, Respect, Responsibility and Faith.

Camp Dates: May 26- July 31

Registration: Located at Olive Branch Elementary, Southaven Intermediate, and Hernando Hills Elementary
March 28 and April 18
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Open Registration starting on March 30th at OBFYMCA (during regular hours), and all camp locations during afterschool hours.

Camp Locations:

  • Hernando Hills Elementary School
  • Olive Branch Elementary School*
  • Southaven Intermediate School*- Teen camp (ages 13-15) will be offered at this location
    * Locations will offer lunch and snack

Camp Hours: 6:30am-6:00pm

$75 Registration fee per family
$115 weekly per child – Ages 5-12
$5 sibling discount
$60 per week for Counselors in Training “CIT” program. Applications must be submitted for review before acceptance.

Parent Handbook
Registration Forms
CIT Application and Code of Ethics
Registration Information
Summer Camp Deposit Form
Weekly Themes and Field Trips – 1

Payment for registration fee and first week is due at time of registration. All requests for Income Based Rate Scale are based on household income. Please bring 2014 income tax statement and last two check stubs for household. Amount will be determined at registration.

Please bring your child’s physician’s address & telephone number as well as health insurance, current immunization records and emergency contact information.

Items to bring to camp:

  • Swimsuit, Sunscreen & Towel


  • Field Trips filled with Adventure – Once a week
  • Swimming – Twice a week (Swim lessons offered)
  • Team Sports
  • Organized Games
  • Character Development
  • Arts – Imagination and Creativity
  • Weekly Themes – Wacky Wednesday’s

For more information contact our office at 662.280.6370 or email Mandy Smith at or Traci Nichols at