FAQs

Q?Sports – Please Describe Your Volleyball Schedule
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Our volleyball program goes year-round.  Summer volleyball begins in early June, fall volleyball begins early October and spring volleyball begins early February.  Registration begins approximately 4 weeks prior to a new season.

Volleyball games typically run Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Wednesdays and Sundays are dedicated to volleyball practice.  We typically squeeze in one practice (4:30 PM – 5:30 PM) on games days.

Games begin at 6:00 PM on week days and 8:00 AM on Saturdays.

Please contact our Sports Director for any/all details regarding the Sports Program     (767-7071).

 

Q?Sports – What does the sponsorship fee cover?
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The sponsorship fee covers the cost of the t-shirts for the team.

Q?Sports – How much is the registration fee?
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The registration fee is $50 for 3rd-8th Graders, $60 per High School player and $100 sponsorship fee per team.

Q?Can my child bring toys/electronics?
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We do allow the children to bring small toys or electronics.  They will only be able to play with them during certain times of the day. When it is not being used, they will either need to be in the child’s cubby or in the Program Director’s office.  It is the responsibility of the child to keep up with anything brought from home.

Q?What field trips do you go on?
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Some of our past field trips have included: River Bend Nature Center, Wichita Mountains, Ft. Worth Zoo, Dallas Aquarium, Castaway Cove Waterpark, Nocona Glove Factory, Canoeing, Fishing, Jump 4 Joy, Roller Plex Skating, Village Bowl Bowing, along with weekly park visits and swimming.

Hopefully, our grant writing efforts will cover a good number of our field trips.  Some participation fees may be asked of you.

Q?During Summer/Holiday Camp does my child need to bring a lunch?
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Yes, please pack a lunch for your child that does not require to be heated or cooled.

Please make sure your child has had breakfast before your drop him/her off and you may want to provide a mid morning snack because they are not routinely provided.

We partner with the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank to provide a late afternoon meal at approximately 4:30pm each and every day.  There are no additional costs related to this meal program. 

Q?What are your hours?
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During the school year our office hours are typically 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Our After School Program hours are 3:00pm to 6:00pm.  Our Summer-Program and Holiday-Program hours are 7:30am to 6:00pm.

Q?What schools do you pick up from?
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We currently pick up from the following schools: Lamar, Crockett, Ben Franklin, Southern Hills, Fain, Ben Milam, Cunningham, West Foundation, Jefferson, Fowler, City View and Kate Burgess.  Please contact us if your child’s school is not listed.  We are very much open to making adjustments to our routes in order to accommodate anyone wishing to attend.

Q?Can my child leave the premises?
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No, we are a closed campus. When your child arrives they are to be signed in and they cannot leave unless you or another authorized person signs them out.

Q?What is your child to staff ratio?
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Our child to staff ratio is approximately 15:1.

Q?Do I pay even when my child does not attend?
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No. You only pay the days that your child attends. 3 days a week = 1 week. 1 or 2 days = $15 a day (After-School) or $20 a day (Summer/Holiday Camp)

Q?Is there a registration fee?
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No.  There is only the program fee that is based on services provided.  Program fees are expected to be paid up front and maintained on a weekly basis.

Q?How much does it cost?
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Our After School rate is $45 a week with a multiple child discount ($5.00) available.

Our Summer Camp/Holiday Camp is $60 a week with a multiple child discount ($5.00) available.

We have applied for grants that will provide a limited number of $150 Summer Program Scholarships for those families with the greatest need.  The Executive Director manages any/all scholarships.

Q?Where Is The Southside Youth Senter Located?
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On Armory Road…next to Southern Hills Elementary School.