After School Programs

Blackshear Elementary After-School Child-Care Program

  • Students will receive homework help, explore fine arts and have fun!
  • Daily care from school dismissal to 6 p.m.
  • Early release and school holiday care included.
  • Affordable monthly rates.

After-School Child-Care Program Handbook

Program Application Form


The YMCA of Austin Afterschool Program is offered at Blackshear Elementary and provides:

  • Constructive balance of counselor led activities and free time for child exploration.
  • Daily themed activities including arts and crafts, science/math, nutrition/wellness, character developments/assets and literacy.
  • Daily CATCH physical activity lessons that meet the YMCA's commitment to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards (HEPA). 

Contact Information:

Phone: (512)-236-9622.

Fax: (512)-478-8065

For more information: YMCA FAQ

Boys & Girls Club

A Boys & Girls Club provides:

  • A safe place to learn and grow.
  • Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals.
  • Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.
  • Hope and opportunity.

"We strive to create a positive environment that supports learning new skills and contributing to society. Our programs are compelling enough to appeal to kids as an alternative to unsupervised “hanging out” time after school." - Austin Area B&G Clubs

Contact Information:

Phone: (512) 444-7199

Fax: (512) 444-7554


For more information: Boys & Girls Club FAQ