The Learning Circle YMCA’s All Day Kindergarten Program is dedicated to successfully preparing each child for a smooth transition to 1st Grade and elementary school. This program includes the required academic skills and provides the nurturing necessary to build confidence and positive self-esteem in each child. Our values emphasize caring, respect, honesty and responsibility, and we are committed to building healthy, confident children who reflect these values.
We offer a 184 day Kindergarten program (beginning the day after Labor Day to the last Friday in June) with over 10 days of additional care to (available even when the public school is closed). We serve students two snacks and a healthy lunch every day, the cost of which is included in your tuition.
The Kindergarten Curriculum is aligned Common Core State Standards in the areas of English Language Arts and Mathematics and the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards in all other required subject areas, including: Visual/performing Arts, Comprehensive Health and Physical Education, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, 21st Century, Life and Careers, Family and Life Skills, Technology and World Languages/Spanish.
Enrollment in the Learning Circle YMCA also offers the following enrichment activities:
• Weekly Swim and Gym at the Summit YMCA
• Reading is Fundamental (R. I. F.) Program
• Numerous Holiday & Special Events (Families included)
• Community Service Projects
• Local Field Trips
• CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child’s Health)
Please note, due to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing and Department of Health's Covid-related mandates The Learning Circle YMCA's hours of operation, fees and program offerings may be subject to change. Rest assured, keeping your child safe remains our #1 priority. Read more about our updated participation and safety policies here and contact us directly to speak with the Program Director for the most up to date information.
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Please note: an active Summit Area YMCA Membership is required to register for any childcare or summer camp programs. If you do not have a Family Membership, a Youth Membership (Ages 12 & Under) may be purchased for each child billed annually at $105 per year/per child. If you had a membership previously and are having trouble reactivating it, please complete the Membership Change Request form.