ABOUT

All Y Early Learning and School Age centers align programming with evidence-based lesson plans fostering each child’s cognitive, social-emotional and physical development by sparking an interest in learning through hands-on exploration. Our Y offers early learning, childcare, camps, enrichment classes, swim lessons and much more. Our programs are all encompassing to include mind, body and spirit for children at every point in their lives.  When children join Y programs they begin a lifetime of support and community in health, wellness and educational encouragement. Learn more about each of our licensed programs below.

EARLY LEARNING CENTERS (ELC)

Ages: 12 months-6 years
Locations: Anacortes, Burlington & Mount Vernon
Hours: 6:30am-6:00pm

Y Early Learning Centers provide a space where young children grow through play-based learning. Our highly trained staff prepare a child-driven curriculum to help your little one thrive in a homey environment.

 

PRESCHOOL

Ages: 3-4 years
Location: Central Elementary in Sedro-Woolley
Hours: Morning & afternoon sessions

Y Preschool focuses on holistic development of each child. Our facilitators help your child become independent by encouraging curiosity to think deeper and build confidence to find answers to help prepare them to be successful students in Kindergarten and beyond.

 

BEYOND THE BELL

Ages: Kindergarten-grade 6
Locations: On school campuses throughout Skagit County
Hours: 6:30am until school start & school end until 6:00pm

In Beyond the Bell, kids learn key skills that will help character development, including the Y’s four core values: caring, honesty, respect & responsibility.

 

SCHOOL'S OUT CAMP DAYS

Ages: Kindergarten-grade 6
Locations: On school campuses throughout Skagit County
Hours: 6:30am-6:00pm

Beyond the Bell Camp Days provide structured programs throughout the regular school year for days that school is not in session. 

 

SUMMER CAMP

Ages: Entering grades 1-8
Locations: Throughout Skagit County
Hours: Vary by location

Camp at the Y is really something special because we've been doing it longer than anyone else...we invented it! 

We offer two Summer Camp options, YMCA Camp Anderson & Beyond the Bell Summer Day Camp.

 

Y KIDS' CORNER & Y KIDS' ZONE

Ages: 4 months-12 years

While you take time to exercise, Y Kids’ offers a space for your child to learn and grow with the guidance of our licensed staff. Y Kids’ programming is included in Household Memberships.