Childcare & Preschool

Childcare & Early Education

The Early Child Curriculum is centered around Creative Curriculum. Creative Curriculum is an educational component with lesson plans which support each child’s physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and language development.  We deeply value and implement the philosophy of “Learning Through Play” in each of our classroom environments.

Infant/Toddler Care/Tykes

A warm, safe, and caring environment is provided that encourages your child’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.

Ages Birth – 2½
Mon – Fri 7:00am – 6:00pm
Contact Wendy Plewa at wplewa@ymcabaycity.org

Explorers

A warm, safe, and caring environment is provided which encourages your child’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.
Mon – Fri 7:00am – 6:00pm
Contact Wendy Plewa at wplewa@ymcabaycity.org

Early Preschool

Our Early Preschool program encourages social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development in each and every child.  We use Creative Curriculum to provide the best foundation for growth. Creative Curriculum is an educational component with lesson plans which support each child’s intellectual, physical, emotional, social, and language development.

Children must be potty trained.

Mon – Fri 7:00am – 6:00pm
Contact Wendy Plewa at wplewa@ymcabaycity.org

Preschool

Our Preschool classrooms are fun, developmentally appropriate, exciting, safe, loving, and a healthy learning environment for our older preschool children. We use Creative Curriculum to provide the best foundation for growth. The children learn through play and have the freedom to explore and excel, at a level that is appropriate and comfortable for each individual child.

We offer 2 preschool options:
Tuition preschool and also a FREE 4 year old program (starting January 2023) which is FREE for those children who qualify. It is super easy to qualify.

Children must be potty trained.

Mon – Fri 7:00am – 6:00pm
Contact Wendy Plewa at wplewa@ymcabaycity.org

Early childhood education links and resources

http://greatstarttoquality.org

http://www.baisd.net

http://www.michigan.gov/mde