Families and staff work together to ensure a strong and positive sense of self for each child. The staff creates a warm and nurturing environment where every child is valued as an individual. The emphasis on an anti-bias curriculum helps children explore similarities and differences, which broaden understanding and celebrate the richness of diversity. In addition to the general classroom experience, children may participate in special programs including music, science, recreational/instructional swim, and gymnastics. Child’s membership is required for nursery school program enrollment.
Early Drop-Off program is available at 7:00am or 8:00am
Late Pick-Up Available, Monday thru Friday, 3:00 - 3:45pm for 3 - 5 year olds
Late Pick-Up until 6:00pm is available for older 4’s and 5 year olds
Children’s Learning Center Part-Day / Extended Day Registration Procedures
Registration is for the entire year and is continuous until all spots are filled. We currently have limited spaces in several nursery school and extended day classes. A non-refundable $500 deposit is required to register and secure a spot for your child. Balance of tuition is due in monthly or semester payments beginning in September. If you are planning on enrolling your child for the Fall, please call the Director at ext.142 to schedule a personal tour. You will visit the classrooms and learn about our programs, philosophy and goals for each child.
PARENT/CHILD CLASSES (Note: not all classes are offered each semester. Check current schedule or call the Children’s Learning Center Office for further information.)
A special series of classes designed specifically to support you and your child. Most classes have a social worker/group leader to provide resources and information, and guide discussions. Caregivers are also more than welcome since they play such an important part in your child's life. While adults network, children are engaged in play with teachers. Classes, which all include a snack and song time, are age specific to provide a program that is developmentally appropriate for your child.
Class sizes limited.
Child's membership required.
Child's age as of Sept 1st.
Sample of our classes include:
> Little Explorers (12 - 24 mos. with adult)
Unique classes designed for the parent/caregiver and child to gradually separate from each other in a gentle, positive way.
> Twice the Fun (22 - 36 mos. with adult)
While your child interacts with the teacher, you also have an opportunity to connect with adults. Our early childhood classroom provides opportunities for structured, spontaneous play through crafts, dramatic play area, sensory activities, and more. This class will prepare you and your child for Nursery School and beyond.
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES (Note: not all classes are offered each semester. Check current schedule or call the Children’s Learning Center Office for further information.)
Preschool Activity Classes
A time for children ages 3-5 to share a meal and specially designed activities with friends. Don't forget to pack lunch!
Tiny Tech Wizards
Children learn to use technology to solve problems and enhance early reading and writing skills. Led by certified Imagine Tomorrow teacher. Small class, individualized attention. Access to computers provided.
> Wonders of Science
Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. Here, the experience hand-on science activities and the world of nature.
> Talk N’ Drum
A cutting-edge new program designed to expose children to the rhythms and sounds of foreign languages through music.
> Musical Munchkins
A fun-filled program of music, instrument play, movement games and happy new friendships. Brochures are available at the YWCA, but not registration. Please call the Musical Munchkins office directly at 771-7000.