When school is out, the Y is open! Join us for School Out Days at our School Age Learning Centers!! Each school-out day is packed with activities that will keep minds sharp and bodies moving. Kids will unplug from technology, engage in fun activities, stay active, and socialize with friends. Breakfast, snack, and lunch provided! Each day will include fun, interactive projects and activities with themes like Apple Orchards, Simply S.T.E.A.M., Fantasy Wonderland, Detectives, and so much more! Registration required one week in advance.

Grades Time Location
K - 5 6:30am – 6:00pm Offered at various YMCA School Age Locations


Child Care Families Guest Families
$20 $45

Must register two weeks in advance. Register by calling Heather Dorn at 701.364.4117

Upcoming Dates:

Winter Season
It’s the holiday season!  Winter is in the air!  Have a blast celebrating the winter season.  Build a gingerbread house, play with winter slime, and create your own ornaments.

  • Moorhead, DGF, West Fargo, Fargo, Oak Grove — December 23–31

Simply S.T.E.A.M
Science, technology, engineering, art, and math, OH MY! January 17th is kid inventors' day. Explore the different areas of S.T.E.A.M by allowing your students to invent their own creations.

  • West Fargo — January 17

Fantasy Wonderland
Come join our Fantasy Wonderland where we are going to breathe fire and go on quests!

  • Moorhead, DGF, Fargo, Oak Grove — February 21
  • West Fargo — February 21–22

St. Patrick’s Day
Are you feeling lucky? Spring is in the air! Have a blast celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Create a shamrock suncatcher, play with slime, and create your own Leprechaun Trap.

  • Moorhead & DGF — March 16–18
  • West Fargo — March 10–11
  • Fargo —  March 17–18

Spring Fling
It’s Springtime! Have a blast celebrating the spring season. Build an egg drop experiment, play with Kool-Aid playdough, and create an egg catapult.

  • Moorhead, DGF, Fargo — April 15–18
  • West Fargo — April 14–18
  • Oak Grove — April 15–19

Happy hunting! Get creative, go on scavenger hunts, have kids create your own escape rooms! Leaders will create escape rooms for students, too. 

  • Fargo — May 16 (Storm Make-Up Day)
  • Moorhead — May 2–3