Young Explorers Nursery School

Wyckoff YMCA

691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff, 07481

7:30am-6pm / 201.891.2081
Contact: [email protected]

Half Day Childcare

Care provided for Ages: 2-5 yrs.


  • Lunch Bunch Option for Preschool & Pre-K
  • Extended Day Option available 1-3 days a week for Pre-K
  • Music, Physical Education, and Foreign Language Enrichments
  • Family Events
  • Curriculum that meets NJ Preschool Standards
  • Certified Childcare Staff
  • Toilet Training assistance (Two’s need not be potty trained)

Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

Designed for the child who is not 5 by October 1 or who is not quite ready for Kindergarten.


• Science, Math, Creative Arts, and Literacy Instruction
• Social & Emotional Skill Development
• Music & Physical Education Enrichments
• Half day and/or Full day Option
• Before & After Care Available
• Child must have completed a 4 yr. old Pre-K Program

Transitional Kindergarten runs from 9am-12pm or 9am-3pm.


Quarter Units 

The Early Childhood Curriculum outlines weekly themes and specific academic content while including character trait education, colors, shapes, letters, and numbers.  These component guide teachers in their strategic and creative planning of age appropriate and “hands on” experiences, lessons, and activities in conjunction with the New Jersey and National Standards of care, safety and learning.

Printable Forms and Documents

Transitional Kindergarten Checklist
Toddler Checklist
Preschool/Pre-K Checklist
Medication Administration Form

The Wyckoff Family YMCA Early Learning Centers use for parental notification.  
This includes communication regarding weather or other center closing announcements, class information, day to day updates, invitations for family involvement, and other site or YMCA wide event notifications.  Injury or emergency notification, as well as Registration, payments, and State Licensing Requirement information may also be communicated through 
E-mail your site director at [email protected] for your child's class code.  Text that code to 81010 to get started!

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Biting Policy

Discipline Policy

Pacifier Policy

Policy on the Release of Children

Termination & Suspension Policy

Toilet Training Policy

Health Policy

Universal Health Form

Department of Children and Families Information to Parents

Parent Notification Procedure

Social Media and Technology Television Use Policy