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YMCA of Bucks County now operates Clubhouse from Kids. Read the full news article HERE 

For registration information, see below or contact Karen Kleger, Director kkleger@ymcabucks.org or 215-862-0222

NEW HOPE-SOLEBURY

Clubhouse for Kids

Our New Hope-Solebury-based Clubhouse for Kids offers programs for children age 18 months through to Kindergarten.

Make the most of your child's early learning years at  Clubhouse For Kids, a YMCA Youth Education Center, providing year-round care for children 18 months to age 5. 

  • Full and part-time options 7AM-6PM
  • YMCA youth membership for all students enrolled in our year-round programs
  • Strong curriculum implemented by dedicated certified teachers
  • Home-like atmosphere in a cozy house in the woods
  • Located at 2712 N. Sugan Road, New Hope, PA
  • Financial Assistance available

YOUTH EDUCATION CENTER AT A GLANCE

Age:

Children 18 months through Kindergarten

Hours:

Half Day9:00AM-12:30PM
Full Day9:00AM-3:00PM
Extended Day       7:30-9:00AM and/or 3:00-6:00PM

Assistance:

Y Financial Assistance accepted

Child Care Works (CCW) subsidy through the Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) accepted.

Staff & Resources:

Enthusiastic, well-trained, accredited staff and educators

Students enrolled and currently attending the Youth Education Center receive an automatic youth membership to the Y. The membership allows students to participate in programs at the Y including sports, fitness and arts classes, aquatics and special needs programs offered to members at no or reduced cost.

Daily activities

  1. Pre-class fun (7:30-9:00AM): We let “kids be kids” with supervised fun on the playground (weather permitting) .
  2. Morning Meeting (9:00AM): We celebrate acts of kindness, mindfulness and share upcoming activities for the day and reinforce, through modeling, expectations of behavior.
  3. Snack + Learning (9:15-11:30AM): Following the morning meeting, classes dismiss to a nutritious morning snack followed by teacher led instruction designed to explore learning topics in an environment that promotes collaboration, communications and critical thinking as well as individual and paired project time.
  4. Outdoor fun + lunch 11:30AM-12:30PM: Later in the morning, activities move to outdoor fun as assigned staff prepares the childrens’ lunches for serving.
  5. Half Day Dismissal (12:30-12:45PM) After lunch together, and a stretch to get out the wiggly-gigglies, half day students get ready for pickup while full day students have a little more outdoor time.
  6. Nap time (1:00PM): Full day students form groups for “Happy Nappy” to rest and renew before afternoon sessions begin.
  7. Afternoon activities: These activities feature art and music themes and blend learning center and whole class structures.
  8. End-of-day activities: Following an afternoon snack prepared by the staff, end of day activities vary based upon group needs and readiness. Students are released to parents between 4-5:45PM daily.
  9. *Specials: During the week designated teachers offer special programs, such as Music & Movement, Science Matters, and Mindfulness as part of our curriculum. Junior Gym and Yoga are both offered once a week for an added fee.

Quick Links

Registration documents and paperwork can be found on the side of this webpage.

Clubhouse for Kids Fee Schedule 2019-2020  LINK

Extended Day Program Fee Schedule LINK

School-age Child Care

School-age Child Care is provided for youth attending New Hope-Solebury Lower and Upper Elemtentary Schools. Click HERE for full details. 
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clubhouseRYouth Education Center located at:

2712 N. Sugan Road
New Hope, PA 18938
215‑862‑0222