CHILD CARE PROGRAM
The YWCA Child Development Center is a comprehensive and holistic child care program that seeks to lay a firm foundation to help children develop to their highest potential. Licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to serve 51 children ages 2 months to 12 years, the program offers full-scale services that include an anti-bias curriculum, developmentally appropriate educational activities, three daily meals prepared on site and outdoor and indoor activities. The program operates all year round and is open Monday through Friday from 7:30AM to 6:00PM.
Focused on Nurturing (age 6 weeks to 18 months):
Children grow and develop in a warm, nurturing atmosphere that supports early development.
Focused on early development and learning (age 18 months to 2.9 years)
This component offers learning experiences based on child-centered interests, individual needs, and developmentally appropriate curriculum design. Children participate in activities that promote self- help skills, independence, positive social interaction, physical, cognitive and language development.
Focused on structure and learning (ages 2.9 years to 5 years)
This component includes structured learning to enhance school readiness. Enrichment activities including artist residencies, support and enhance the curriculum. Children participate in developmentally-appropriate, skill-building activities that foster learning such as music, mathematics, science, art, computers and language and physical development activities.
Academic help and physical activities for youth ( ages 6 yrs to 12 years)
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