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Summer Enrichment Program

Join us for a summer of exploration and wonder as your child experiences wildlife and the world around them. This award winning program presents a wide range of activities and experiences that provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills.

Our program focuses on active, participatory learning that emphasizes teaching and learning through independent choice and interaction with the environment.

ENROLLMENT OPENS MARCH 12

WHO?

Summer enrichment programs at our New Britain branch are for youth age 3-5. The center also offers care for infants and toddlers.

WHEN?

Program runs weekly June 18-August 24
Half day, Full Day and extended care options
No camp July 4 for Independence Day

Full Day, 8:30am-3:30pm
Half Day, 8:30am-12:30pm
Extended Full Day, 8:30am-6:00pm
Afternoons, 12:30pm-6:00pm
Extended Care AM add-on, 7:30am-8:30am

Enrollment options for 2, 3 or 5 days per week

WEEKLY THEMES

Week NumberDate RangeWeekly Theme
Week 16/18-6/22   What’s Wild & Wildlife is Everywhere
Week 26/25-6/29   Wildlife Water Safari
Week 37/2-7/6 (no class 7/4)      Wild life as Symbols
Week 47/9-7/13     Looking at leaves & Who lives in a tree
Week 57/16-7/20   Ants on Parade & Grasshoppers World
Week 67/23-7/27   Bird Beak Buffet & Seed Need
Week 77/30-8/3Deep Blue Sea & Aqua Charades
Week 88/6-8/10    Field Study Fun & Oh Deer!
Week 98/13-8/17   Lunch for a Bear & Tracks
Week 108/20-8/24   First Impressions & Hiding in Plain Sight

About GROWING UP WILD

Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.  Through a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills.

Growing Up WILD is a multi-award winning program having received the 2009 Family Choice Award and the 2011 Renewable Natural Resource Foundation Excellence in Journalism Award.   

HOW TO REGISTER?

It's so easy to register for our Summer Enrichment Program!  Stop by the preschool during the day or call/email to enroll.

YMCA Preschool
Held in: Lenape Valley Church

321 W. Butler Pike, New Britain, PA

215.348.4214  | vtanner@cbfymca.org

Contact:

New Britain 

Stefanie Hill
Preschool Administrator

215.348.4214

New Britain 

Valerie Tanner
Branch Director

267-454-6971