Employment Opportunity

We are currently looking for a positive and enthusiastic leader for our Afterschool     Rec-Plus Program. This program runs after school every day that public school is in session: two hours afterschool most days of the week, and three hours afterschool on Wednesdays due to early release. Please review the job description for more details or call Alice at YYFAP at 541-547-4599. Application should be made at YYFAP in person or via email to yapkids@peak.org using the application template found here.

Rec Plus Leader Job Description   Job-Application-Copy


Families Together – Friday Night January 30th – 6-8 pm

Come join YYFAP staff and our friendly volunteers from the Yachats Community Presbyterian Church for the first Families Together of 2015! We are featuring the lovely children’s book, “The Mitten”, by Jan Brett. Dinner is free, as always, and every child takes home a copy of the featured book too. Older siblings will find age appropriate books for them as well. Ms. Angie will be reading the story this month so we sure hope to see you there!

Ornament Night & Preschool Holiday Program – Friday Night Dec. 19th, 6-8 pm


Please join us this Friday night, Dec. 19th from 6-8 pm at the Yachats Commons for our annual holiday Families Together/Ornament Night. This year the preschool holiday program is included and you don’t want to miss it! We will also have story time and a visit from Santa. All children will take home a copy of our featured holiday book, “Just Right for Christmas” by Birdie Black. There is no charge for this event. We hope to see you there!

Come have Breakfast with Santa on Saturday!

Santa_0327We hope you will join us this Saturday Dec. 6th from 9-11 am at the Yachats Lions Hall at 4th & Pontiac for our annual Breakfast with Santa. The jolly old elf himself has promised to be there and there will be pictures available for kids of all ages. Santa is anxious to hear what you want for Christmas! There will be a yummy pancake breakfast and fun crafts for the kids. We do hope you will join us. Call YYFAP at 541-547-4599 for more details. Breakfast is by donation and all are welcome. Ho, Ho, Ho!

2015 Yachats Calendars for Sale

CalendarKen Gagne has graciously donated his 2015 (13 month calendar) as a fundraiser for YYFAP. This calendar featuring his beautiful photography, includes host of local events through out the year; YYFAP’s and others in the community. It begins with this December and our holiday festivities around town. Cost is $20 and shipping is available for an additional $5. They make beautiful gifts and all go directly to support our local youth and families. The list of local businesses selling the calendars is below or they can be ordered by phone with a credit/debit card directly from YYFAP at 541-547-4599. Thanks to the support of 22 local businesses we were able to cover most of the costs of printing. We so appreciate you!

Places to buy our calendar:

CK Market, Just Local, The Village Bean, Green Salmon, Dark Water and Pirates Bounty Boutique.

Halloween Families Together

little-old-lady-who-wasnt-afraid-of-anythingJoin us October 31st, Halloween night for a fun time at Families Together from 6-8 pm. We will have our usual story time and dinner, then we will have lots of fun activities, crafts and games for the little ones. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Our featured story, “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything”, will go home with every child. If older siblings attend there will be other more age appropriate books for them. (Local Yachats businesses will be open downtown for Trick or Treating prior to the event, from 4-6 pm.) We do hope you will join us for a spooky good time.

This event is geared to those younger children you might not be ready to take Trick or Treating or as an alternative to that. It won’t really be spooky, just fun!



Indoor Park Returns!

Copy of logo (3)Starting next Wednesday, October 8th Indoor Park returns to YYFAP. The program will run every Wednesday from 2-4 pm in preschool room 4.  Parents and caregivers bring your little folks ages 0-6 and join teacher Angie for fun times with crafts, activities and lots of fun for kids and parents to enjoy together. There will be plenty of things for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. Thanks for being patient with us as we sorted out our new schedule to find room for Indoor Park. Thanks to all those who provided feedback to help us find the right time too. See you there!

Cost is $2 drop in per family (Punch cards are also available to pay ahead.)

Reading Time: First Autumn Story!

So many wonderful volunteers from YYFAP and the Presbyterian Church involved in providing the Yachats kids with an extra love of literacy, and a free meal–and many wonderful children participating in a fun event!