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F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA to Host Kindergarten Wraparound, School-Age Programs Information Session

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Stella Yin, 10, Samantha Kemper, 9, and Isabella Tabares, 9, are programing Cubelet robots as part of the F. M. Kirby Children's Center of the Madison Area YMCA's STEM initiative Credits: Madison Area YMCA
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The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is hosting an information session for the Kindergarten Wraparound and School-age programs on Wed., May 23, from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

The Kirby Center’s before- and after-school programming expands and enhances curriculum beyond the classroom. With a focus on technology, art, science, health, fitness and homework help, our before- and after-school programs continue learning after school hours.

Bussing is provided to and from area schools and to classes at the Madison Area YMCA Family Center. Full-day programming and care is offered during school closings and holidays.

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The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is one of the largest early childhood development centers in Morris County. The Kirby Center provides exceptional quality, curriculum-based early childhood education and care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, Young 5 students and full-day kindergartners, as well as kindergarten wraparound and school-age aftercare programs. 

As a Grow NJ Kids rated center, the Kirby Center has met the state benchmarks for delivering the highest quality in early childhood education and care. The Kirby Center is also licensed by the New Jersey State Departments of Children and Families, Education, Health and Human Services. 

As a former elementary school, the Kirby Center facility is specifically designed for children. Kirby has a registered nurse on staff, a full-size gym and a full kitchen that serves snacks and meals that meet the latest nutritional standards of the Department of Agriculture. Located on almost three acres of property in a quiet residential setting, it also has five state-of-the-art playgrounds to serve all age groups.

The F.M. Children’s Kirby Center is a member of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance, a participating partner in the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey initiative to implement school-based food, nutrition and physical education programs and is also a flagship center for the Healthy U program which teaches preschool children the importance of physical activity and healthful nutrition. Financial assistance may be available for eligible families.

 

As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Madison Area YMCA is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, and improving the community’s health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors.

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