Middleton Youth Center

A FREE after school and summer program for 5th -8th grade youth at Kromrey Middle School

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Summer 2021:
Monday-Thursday 12-5:30pm

After School 2021-2022
Every School Day 3:36-6pm

Contact Us!
Email: ghinahara@mcpasd.k12.wi.us
YC Cell (Gabrielle): (608) 225-2451
YC Cell (John): (608) 800-2279
Office: (608) 821-8363


8 weeks: June 14th-August 5th     Monday-Thursday 12-5:30pm

Enrollment Information available here

Location: Kromrey Middle School (Enter through the main entrance at lunchtime. Pick-up at door #3)

What to Bring: Students should bring a hat and water bottle and should wear sunscreen. Students need to bring a towel and bring (or wear) a swimsuit on the days marked with a * below. Tuesday pool days and many of the Thursday field trips involve swimming.

Inclement Weather: All field trips and activities are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Weekly Schedule:

Free Choice
Walk to Pool at 12:45pm
Free Choice
Free Choice

Announcements & 
Group Game
Pool Day at Walter Bauman Aquatic Center**
Announcements & 
Group Game

Prep & Board Bus
for Field Trip
1) Hip Hop Dance
2) Science Club
3) Sports/Outside
Pool Day

Walk to Kromrey at 3:15pm

1) Social Justice Art
2) Day Camp Buddies
3) Sports/Outside
6/17: Dream Park & Schluter Beach**
6/24: Olbrich Gardens & Beach**
7/1: Movie Theatre
Snack Time
Snack Time
Snack Time
7/8: Vilas Zoo & Wingra Beach**
7/15: Governor Nelson Hiking & Beach*
1) Movie Making
2) Girls Inc.
3) Sports/Outside

Free Choice
1) Girl Scouts Adventure Club
2) Cooking Club
3) Sports/Outside
7/22: Bowling
7/29: Smokey Hollow*
8/5: Last Day Party

* Bring Swimsuit & Towel

Monday and Wednesday Mini-Courses: On Mondays and Wednesdays, students will have the option of participating in a mini-course or a drop-in sports/outdoor activity. Students will be able to sign-up for mini-courses in-person during week 1. We ask that students commit to attending as many mini-course dates as possible so that we can have a consistent group of students in each course. Descriptions of the mini-course options are below:

  • Mondays:
    • 2pm: 
      • MEMO Hip Hop DanceThis mini-course will be taught by MEMO, a local, movement-based nonprofit organization seeking to create an atmosphere that celebrates the Black and Brown roots of hip hop while amplifying and empowering youth through dance
      • Science Club: Learn about science through hands-on experiments
    • 4pm: 
      • Movie Making: Write, direct, create props, and act in your own short movies or sketches
      • Girls Inc: Girls and non-binary students will use this space to do projects around the themes of being strong, smart, and bold.
  • Wednesdays:
    • 2pm: 
      • Social Justice Art Club: Explore Social Justice topics through art and creativity
      • Day Camp Buddies: Students will lead games and activities for the elementary Summer Day Camp kids
    • 4pm: 
      • Girl Scouts Adventure Club: Girls and non-binary students will learn how to build a fire, set-up tents, and explore the outdoors
      • Cooking Club: Learn how to cook easy recipes using the microwave, blender, and more!
Bus Route: Two busses will transport Youth Center students each day of the summer program at the stop locations and times below. We are hoping to add a few more stops for students and will send confirmation as soon as we have a new route from the transportation department. Thanks for your patience! 

Morning Pick-up:

Evening Drop-Off:

If students are not taking the bus route to/from the Youth Center, they should arrive at noon at the Kromrey Main Entrance. The program will end at 5:30pm with students leaving from Door #3 (the Field House entrance - on the east end of the main parking lot on Donna Drive).

Youth Center Summer Special Events!

Devil's Lake End of Summer Trip! Wednesday, August 18th 10am-7pm. The Youth Center will invite students who had good attendance and positive behavior during the 2021 Summer Program. The day trip will include bus transportation, meals, swimming, hiking, and more!

Teen Pool Night: Thursday, August 19th from 6-8pm. Teens 10-14 years old rule the pool! This fundraiser for the Youth Center will include games, prizes, special concessions, and more! $3 entry.

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