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Y KIDS ACADEMY

Welcome to the Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA Y Kids Academy page! Your child will engage in self and teacher-guided exploration, as well as both small and large group lessons with a Christian emphasis.

 

For more information, please contact Barbara Yacobucci, Youth & Family Director: byacobucci@bcfymca.org | 724.452.9122 x217


About Y Kids Academy 

The curriculum teaches fun, creative, age-appropriate lessons that enhance intellectual, social, emotional, and fine and gross motor skill development of your child. Purposeful play and educational activities are designed to stimulate critical thinking skills, develop creativity, work on the basic concepts needed to develop reading and writing skills, and to develop positive social skills, such as cooperation and sharing. The YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are at the core of all programs and activities.

 

Meet The Staff


 

2023-2024 Enrollment Information

  • Open Enrollment is available online or in-house. Enrollment requires a non-refundable registration fee. Students must meet age requirements by September 1, 2023
  • Tuition will be automatically drafted the 1st of each month, September 2023-May 2024.
  • Scholarships for Preschool and Pre-K tuition are available to those who qualify. Click here for more information. (Scholarships are not available for Lunch Bunch or Preschool Exploration.)

2023-2024 Class & Program Information

 

2-3 Year Old Preschool Firsts *NEW!*

CLASSES (meets once a week)

  • Fridays 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • Fridays 10:30AM-11:30AM

TUITION
Member & Non-Member: $40/per child monthly automatic draft.

This class requires a $25 non-refundable deposit to enroll.

This program will meet once a week and focus on structured activities and teacher guided-exploration. This is a great program to transition to preschool and each week we will learn about new topics and new skills to prepare us for pre-k. This is a drop-off program and will be in a small group setting. Preschoolers must be potty-trained or wear a pull up to participate in this class.

2-3 Year Old Preschool Exploration *NOW 2 days a week!

CLASSES (meets twice a week)

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30AM-11:30AM

TUITION
Member & Non-Member: $75/per child monthly automatic draft.

This class requires a $25 non-refundable deposit to enroll.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

This program will meet twice a week and focus on structured activities and teacher guided-exploration. This is a great program to transition to preschool and each week we will learn about new topics and new skills to prepare us for pre-k. This is a drop-off program and will be in a small group setting. Preschoolers must be potty-trained or wear a pull up to participate in this class.

3-4 Year Old Preschool Program

CLASSES (meets twice a week)

  • Mondays & Wednesdays
    9:00AM-11:30AM
  • Mondays & Wednesdays
    12:30PM-3:00PM
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
    12:30PM-3:00PM

TUITION
Member & Non-Member: $120/per child monthly automatic draft.

A $25 deposit per month is required at registration ($225 total) to secure your child's spot.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

This two day a week program focuses on self-guided and teacher-guided exploration. The curriculum teaches fun, creative lessons that will enhance intellectual, social, emotional, and fine and gross motor skill development
of your child. Children must be potty trained to attend.

  • Lunch Bunch is available 11:30AM-12:30PM on the days the child is enrolled. Tuition: $40/per child, monthly automatic draft (in addition to Preschool tuition).
4½-6 Year Old Pre-K Program

CLASSES (meets three times per week)
*New extended times!

  • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
    9:00AM-1:00PM
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
    9:00AM-1:00PM

TUITION
Member & Non-Member: $250/per child, monthly automatic draft.

A $25 deposit per month is required at registration ($225 total) to secure your child's spot.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

This program is three days a week and focuses on kindergarten preparation. Students will build on language, science, dramatic play, art, math and music skills. Children must be potty trained to attend.

Lunch Bunch (Optional)

Give your child the opportunity to continue their preschool day just a little longer! They will bring their lunch and share the experience with their classmates.

  • Lunch Bunch is available 11:30AM-12:30PM on the days the child is enrolled for 3-4 Year Old Preschool Program.
  • Monthly registration is required. $40/per child (in addition to Preschool tuition), monthly automatic draft or pay per month.

 

Y Kids Academy Documents

HANDBOOK

SCHOOL CALENDAR

 

For more information, please contact Barbara Yacobucci, Youth & Family Director: byacobucci@bcfymca.org | 724.452.9122 x217