We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors, and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing and engaged adults tomorrow.
GEORGIA PRE-K PROGRAM
The YMCA Pre-K program is a fun way to introduce your child to school. Using creative curriculum as a guide, our teachers arrange each room into a variety of learning centers that provide children with both active and quiet plat experiences. Guest speakers, community events, and field trips also bring the learning environment to life!
EARLY LEARNING CENTER (CHILD CARE)
The YMCA Early Learning Center uses a developmentally appropriate approach with attention to the children’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth it also provides a guide for children to learn on a more complex learning level that utilizes the Creative Curriculum.
- Programming for infants beginning at six-weeks to age three.
- Licensed by Bright From the Start
LICENSED BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Before and After School care provides parents with the ability to bring their children into the YMCA before and after school. The YMCA has the ability to either take the children to their designated school or the child (ren) has the capability to come into the Y after school and be provided with meals, help with their homework, and socialization with their peers.
Mondays-Fridays during school year; Before care starting at 6:30am and after school is from 3:00pm-6:00pm.
SUMMER DAY CAMP
Day camp at the Y is about one thing: they’re about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. And, of course, it’s fun too!
Beginning May 31st; Mondays-Fridays 6:30am-6:00pm
This is a No Cost after school and summer program that gives opportunity for kids in the surrounding public housing neighborhoods were we provide time for homework, enriching activities, and meal each day. We service school age children from 5-18.
Y CREATIVE ARTS
From poetry and dance, to painting and theater, the Y Creative Arts serves children from kindergarten through 8th grade as well as adults 18 and up. Through constructive activities, participants are given the opportunity to experiment with a variety of creative outlets. They learn about themselves and each other while developing their own artistic voice.