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Kindergarten Readiness Day Camp

Kindergarten Readiness Day Camp is a FREE program being offered through a collaboration of the Lockport City School District and the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier. The objective of the program is to provide both classroom and day camp programming to kindergarten eligible children in the district which will help prepare them for the upcoming school year.

  • The program is for Lockport City School District children who are eligible to attend kindergarten in September of 2022.
  • Children must be enrolled within the Lockport City School District to be eligible.
  • The program will be held at Charles Upson Elementary School, 28 Harding Avenue.
  • Transportation to and from the program is NOT provided.
  • The program will run for six weeks, Monday July 11th- Friday August 19th. The program will operate Monday -Friday, 8am-5:00pm. The children will attend Kindergarten Readiness Class from 8am-11:30am. Parents will then have the option to transition their child to Kindergarten Readiness Day Camp from 11:30am-5:00pm. Both the class time and day camp time are free!
  • Attendance at the Kindergarten Readiness Class portion is mandatory. Attendance at the Day Camp portion is optional and only open to only those children who attend Kindergarten Readiness Class.
  • Children will be provided with breakfast, lunch and snack.
  • Registration for the program is done through the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier. Applications can be found online at our website: and are available at our office at 32 Cottage Street. An application can also be emailed to you by calling the YWCA at (716) 433-6714.
  • A copy of your child’s current physical and immunization records must be submitted with your application.
  • All applications must be complete. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for placement within the program.
  • For additional information feel free to contact the YWCA at (716) 433-6714.