Young Explorers Nursery School

Wyckoff YMCA

Location: 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff, 07481

Questions? Contact: [email protected]


Half Day Childcare

9-11:30am 

Care provided for Ages: 2-5 yrs.

HALF DAY CHILDCARE offers:

  • 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)

9am-12pm or 9am-3pm

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

TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN offers: 

  • 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

Quarter Units 

The Early Childhood Curriculum outlines weekly themes and specific academic content while including character trait education, colors, shapes, letters, and numbers.  These components 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

Young Explorers Nursery School Calendar  Transitional Kindergarten School Calendar


Did You Know We Transport In-House?

We have a myriad of classes for your little one to sign up for during their day here at the Wyckoff Family YMCA. Please fill out ONE FORM PER CHILD PER CLASS. Transportation Forms must be handed in the week prior to the start of Program Class. Any questions you may have please contact: [email protected]

TRANSPORTATION FORM

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Remind.com

The Wyckoff Family YMCA Early Learning Centers use Remind.com 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 Remind.com. 
 
E-mail your site director at [email protected] for your child's remind.com class code.  Text that code to 81010 to get started!

YMCA AFTER LUNCH BUNCH PROGRAM CLASSES: 

Young Explorers PRE-SCHOOL  

2019 SESSION I - 3 YEAR OLD PROGRAMMING

Price reflects a discount for children enrolled at Young Explorer’s Nursery School. Programs only available to children currently registered in Young Explorer’s Nursey School. No other discount can be applied.

Sports and Games

Wednesday 12:15-1pm, GYM 1

Little athletes will work on hand eye coordination, spatial awareness, and teamwork. Stations may include soccer, basketball, speed work, footwork, body balance, and more. 

Session Dates: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, (no 10/9), 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6

Full Member: $90    Program Member: $110

 

Bubble Blast

Friday 12:15-1pm, Pool

Learn the flutter kick, scooping arms, and floating while developing skills with safety and confidence. A YMCA staff member will transport and change your child for swim between 12:15-12:30pm. The swim lesson will take place from 12:30-1pm. 

Session Dates: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1

Full Member: $100    Program Member: $120

 

Pre-Ballet I

Friday 12:15-1pm, PR 3

Join Studio 691 School of Dance in their full year program (September – May). Be creative through movement, music, and mime. Learn and practice basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination in a supportive and supervised environment. All Pre-Ballet 1 Dancers will have the opportunity to perform in “The Wee Little Nutcracker” on Sat., December 14 at 11am. Starting in September, ballerinas will learn a dance to perform on the Y’s stage during their regular class time. Monthly themes will help guide the lessons and ignite your children’s creativity and passion for movement. Students will also participate in our End-Of-Year Showcase in May. 

Session Dates: Class begins 9/13

Contact: [email protected]  to receive dicounted rate.

Full Member: $540 (You pay $460)    Program Member: $600 (You pay $510)

 

Young Explorers PRE-K 

2019 SESSION I - 4 YEAR OLD PROGRAMMING

Price reflects a discount for children enrolled at Young Explorer’s Nursery School. Programs only available to children currently registered in Young Explorer’s Nursey School. No other discount can be applied.

Sports and Games

Monday 12:15-1pm, PR2/3 - Gym 1

Little athletes will work on hand eye coordination, spatial awareness, and teamwork. Stations may include soccer, basketball, speed work, footwork, body balance, and more. 

Session Dates: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, (no 9/30) 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4

Full Member: $90 Program Member: $110

 

Science

Wednesday 12:15-1pm, PR 5

Come explore science in all its magnificent forms. From ice castles to volcanos to uncovering dinosaur bones, your little explorer will love these hands-on science experiences! 

Session Dates: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, (no 10/9), 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6

Full Member: $90 Program Member: $110

 

Top Chefs

Friday 12:15-1pm, Kitchen

Learn basic cooking skills, food preparation, and the joy of eating and cooking with fresh fruits and vegetables. This is the perfect recipe for teaching children that cooking is a life skill that can be artistic, creative, and delicious!

Session Dates: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1

Full Member: $90 Program Member: $110


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Policies 

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