Primary Enrichment After School (K-12 years)

 The YWCA’s Primary Enrichment Program (PEP) offers after school and school break camps for school age children. Emphasizing excellent care, with age-appropriate classrooms and daily homework and reading time. Children in our program are empowered to learn, play and grow  through respect, creativity, healthy eating, outdoor play and academic enrichment.



Full-day Hours: 7:30 am - 6 pm | $30 a day per child

Holiday Camp Dates: Dec. 20-22, Dec. 27-29 & Jan. 2 

To Register, 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
  • 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


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: $30
  • Drop-in rate for After School: $25 (Application and immunization records must be on file)
  • 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.