YEP’s Health and Safety Guidelines for 2020-2021

July 20, 2020

We will follow the health and safety guidelines as set forth by the LDOE, CDC, and the individual school systems for Bossier, Caddo and DeStoto Parishes.  The guidelines* include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Daily temperature checks of students and employees.
  2. Increased cleaning of high-touch surfaces.
  3. Face covering for all adults and children in 3rd grade and above.
  4. Handwashing upon arrival, at least every two hours, before and after eating, before and after using outdoor equipment, and before leaving YEP.
  5. Maintaining static groups for K5 to 2nd grade and social distancing for older students to the maximum extent possible.

*guidelines will be updated and changed as needed.

 

Enrichment Activities

Each student will receive an individually sealed and labelled bag containing: 1 pk. of crayons, 1 pk. of markers, 2 pencils, 1 lg. eraser, 1 pr. of scissors and 1 glue stick.

We will continue to offer the following enrichment activities: journal writing, arts and crafts, and self-esteem/conflict resolution.

We will temporarily no longer offer group games, unless social distancing is possible.


Open Enrollment Procedures

June 3, 2020

 Open enrollment for NEW students will begin for all sites on May 26th. This does not include Kingston.

Open enrollment for Kingston will begin on June 1st. 

Registration Procedures

  • Download and print YEP’s registration form, located under Documents.
  • Submit the completed registration form and your child(ren)’s immunization records by email (yep@yep-la.org) or by mail (4700 Line Avenue, Suite 207, Shreveport, LA 71106), email is preferred.                    Please do not fax registration forms.
  • YEP accepts the following forms of payment: check*, money order*, debit, Visa, Mastercard and Discover.  AMERICAN EXPRESS IS NOT ACCEPTED.  Online payments can be made under “Make a Payment”.
    • Annual registration fee: 1 child- $30 ($30.70 online); 2 or more children- $40 ($40.94 online).

*Please include your child(ren)’s name and school on check/money orders.

  • Once your child(ren)’s registration form and fee has been accepted, you will receive an email (if provided) or telephone call letting you know that your child(ren) has been registered.
  •  If the site is full, you will be notified and put on the waiting list .

2020- 2021 Enrollment Availability



Site Spot Availability 

Bossier
Apollo- 18
Bellaire- FULL
Benton-FULL
Curtis-11
Elm Grove- 7
Kerr- 21
Kingston- 2
Stockwell- 25
Sun City (AM) – 5
Sun City (PM) – 21
W. T. Lewis- FULL
Waller- 19

Caddo
A.C. Steere- 12
Blanchard- 33
Claiborne- 27
Fairfield- FULL*
Judson- 21
Keithville- 20
Mooringsport- 20
Riverside- 31
Shreve Island- 20
Summerfield- 23
University- 72

North DeSoto
North DeSoto (L) – 8
North DeSoto (U) – 17

*Waiting list are available for all full sites.  To be put on the waiting list for any full sites, please call 318-865-0749.


Summer Program 2020 Enrollment Update

April 17, 2020

With the uncertainty of Covid-19 and for the health and safety of our community, YEP will not offer Summer Camp this year.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to serving you next summer.


YEP Sponsors

November 5, 2018

YEP is grateful to be able to provide services to over 100 children in our community at the YEP plus sites, due to the grant awards and donations from:

The Alta and John Franks Foundation

Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation

Mrs. Harold R. Bicknell

Ms. Marjorie Briley

Ms. Leigh Chambers

Employee’s Community Fund of the Boeing Company

Brammer Engineering

The Community Foundation of North Louisiana and the

United Way of Northwest Louisiana Grant Fund of the

Community Foundation

The Community Foundation-Terry and Ronny Davis

Donor Advised Fund

Fleaux Services of Louisiana

Ms. Julie Gilley

The Grayson Foundation

Hansen Oil Corporation

O. Delton Harrison, Jr. Charitable Fund

Huggs Companies

The H.E. Storer Charitable Foundation

Ms. Cynthia Jamison

KidCents The Rite Aid Foundation

Mrs. Harvey Anne Leimbrook

Ms. Stephanie Lusk

The Magale Foundation

Mr. George Nelson

The Powers Foundation

Roxanne and Bill Prentice

Mr. Justin Ricou

St. Mark’s Community Ministries Committee

Ms. Carole Sinclair

TDX Energy

Mr. and Mrs. Sam J. Talbot

Mr. Jerrod Tinsley

Ms. Susan Watts

Michele and Jacques Wiener

Dr. and Mrs. Lacy William