Primary Enrichment Program


 Learn, Play & Grow After School at the YWCA


The YWCA’s Primary Enrichment Program (PEP) offers after school and summer camp for school age children. Emphasizing excellent care, our curriculum focuses on science, the arts, reading enrichment and daily homework help. Children in our program learn in many ways through empowerment, respect, creativity, healthy eating, outdoor play and academic activities.



Call: 828.254.7206 x118

Download our printable application and return it in person or by email:

Immunization records are required upon registration. Your child's doctors office can fax records to the YWCA: 828.258.8731

Spaces are filling quickly!

Submit an application ASAP to reserve your space. 


The YWCA Advantage 

  • 5-Star State Licensed Center
  • Separate classroom environments allowing students to work in age-appropriate groups
  • Diversity of our students and staff
  • Homework help daily
  • Focus on science, the arts and reading
  • Transportation provided from select area schools - with early release pick-up
  • Serve Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools balanced calendar
  • Focus on the whole child to "build the bridge" to personal success
  • Healthy snacks provided daily
  • Nutrition program to learn about where food comes from and build lifelong healthy eating habits

Activities to Enrich & Engage

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Gardening
  • Swimming
  • USTA Tennis Instruction
  • Field Trips

We've Got You Covered... 

  • Full-Day Options: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Teacher Workdays 
  • Winter Holiday Break Camp
  • Spring Break Camp
  • Summer Camp


After School Hours: Mon. - Fri. 3:00 - 6:00 PM 


After School Rates

  • $90 per Week/$360 per Month + $25 Registration Fee for new families
  • Full-day rate: $40
  • Drop-in rate for After School: $25
  • Vouchers are accepted

For More Information and Enrollment:  828-254-7206 x 118 or

Current Parents, contact: 828-254-7206 x 111

Call 828-254-7206 ext. 9 for inclement weather opening & closing information 


Thanks to Our Funders
The Primary Enrichment Program is supported by the NC Dept. Health & Human Services Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Dollar General, Duke Energy, United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, and YWCA Donors.