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New Discoveries Child Care

Serving Children Ages: 6 weeks - 6 years Old

As the nation's leading child care program, the YMCA provides kids a place to explore their interests and talents for academic and social growth. Kids build skills and confidence as they explore new interests and passions through the Y.

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Infant Enrichment

Infant Care serves children ages 3 Weeks - 16 Months 

Weekly Rate: Y Member $240 Community Member $255

Infant Curriculum

 1 – 2 – 3 Learn Curriculum is designed to promote the physical, social-emotional, cognitive, and language development of children. Every child is a unique person with an individual pattern and timing of growth. We believe in respecting and responding to each child’s learning preference. Play is a young child’s “work” as they touch, manipulate, and experiment with materials, explore and observe the environment, and interact with adults and one another. Children are also highly encouraged to initiate their own activities and learning. 

To enroll or schedule a tour please contact:

Maci Barrett

New Discoveries Child Care Director

(218) 454-2560

 

Toddler Enrichment

Toddler Care serves children ages 16 Months - 33 Months

Weekly Rate: Y Member $210 Community Member $225

Toddler Curriculum

 1 – 2 – 3 Learn Curriculum is designed to promote the physical, social-emotional, cognitive, and language development of children. Every child is a unique person with an individual pattern and timing of growth. We believe in respecting and responding to each child’s learning preference. Play is a young child’s “work” as they touch, manipulate, and experiment with materials, explore and observe the environment, and interact with adults and one another. Children are also highly encouraged to initiate their own activities and learning. 

To enroll or schedule a tour please contact:

Maci Barrett

New Discoveries Child Care Director

(218) 454-2560

Preschool Enrichment

Preschool Care serves children ages 33 Months - 6 Years

Weekly Rate: Y Member $190 Community Member $205

Preschool Curriculum

Scholastic Big Day for PreK is organized into eight engaging and child-friendly themes. As the year progresses, the themes in this early-learning program broaden, and children begin to understand more about the world around them. The flexible content allows prekindergarten teachers to incorporate their own favorite themes into the classroom.

 
 
 

 

To enroll or schedule a tour please contact:

Maci Barrett

New Discoveries Child Care Director

(218) 454-2560

Schedule

6:30 AM

Doors Open

Free choice: blocks, dramatic play, music and manipulatives

8:00 AM

Breakfast

 

9:00 AM

Clean-up

 

9:30 AM

Greeting Circle

First meeting with class; review plans for the day

9:45 AM

Snack

 

10:00 AM

Curriculum Time

Includes art and learning centers/activities that are both child and teacher initiated. Examples: calendar, weather, numbers, letters, action games, finger plays, stories, music, etc.

10:30 AM

Gym/ Outside/Swimming

Providing gross motor movement with structured activities

11:45 AM

Lunch prep

Hygiene-hand washing, diapering

12 - 12:30 PM

Lunch

Healthy, wholesome catered lunch

12:30 PM
until awake   

Quiet/Nap time

Alternative play in accessory room

3:00 PM

Bathroom Break

Hygiene-hand washing, diapering

3:15 PM

Snack

 

3:30 PM

Teacher’s Choice

Includes art, music, stories, learning stations, sensory, free play, outside play

5:30 PM

Doors Close

 

 

Parent Aware

Our New Discoveries Child Care Center is Parent Aware rated. Our staff go through continuous and extensive training to become 3-star rated through the Parent Aware program. Part of the process included:

  • Volunteered for extra, in-depth training
  • Devoted themselves to strong, caring relationships with each child
  • Adopted the latest approaches to keeping children’s learning on track
  • Committed to daily activities and routines that help children learn