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The YMCA feels that learning should be fun, and that children learn best through play and hands-on activities, both planned and spontaneous. A variety of activities are incorporated into the daily routine to introduce and reinforce basic skills, in order to expand your child's horizons. Learn more about our child care options at The Hickory Foundation YMCA or the Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. YMCA by clicking the links to the left.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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The YMCA feels that learning should be fun, and that children learn best through play and hands-on activities, both planned and spontaneous. A variety of activities are incorporated into the daily routine to introduce and reinforce basic skills, in order to expand your child's horizons. Please call Nancy Mitchell at

828-324-9938 for more information.

Click here for our Childcare Handbook 2017.

License #: 18000146

Hours: Monday - Friday (6:30am - 6:00pm)

Ages: 6 weeks - 5 years

- Weekly units of study - Music appreciation
- Science and nature studies - Arts & Crafts

- Creative movement - Swim Lessons
- Character development - Nutrition Education

- Developmental Progress Reports - Art Adventures
- Cyber Kids Computer Program - Health Education

- Bible study and devotions - "Books on the Go"
- Dramatic play - Community visitors

- Preschool Physical Fitness - Storytelling

Click here for 2015 Holiday Hours:

2016 CDC Holiday Hours
(updated: 01/01/2017)

love-n-care child development center at the shuford ymca

ActiveAwards Loyalty Program The YMCA feels that learning should be fun and that children learn best through play and hands-on activities, both planned and spontaneous. A variety of activities are incorporated into the daily routine to introduce and reinforce basic skills in order to expand your child's horizons. To schedule a tour of our 4-star facility or for additional information regarding rates, schedules or policies please contact Dawn Wilson at 828-464-6251.

Click here for our Childcare Handbook 2017.

 

Click here for 2015 Holiday Hours:

2016 CDC Holiday Hours

 

Ages: 6 weeks - 5 years
Hours: Monday - Friday (6:30am - 6:00pm)
Click here for our 2012 Holiday Schedule
Please click here for our Parent Handbook

 

Program Highlights Include:
- Swim Lessons (3-5 year-olds)
- Child Computer Classes
- Stretch-n-Grow
- Arts & Crafts
- Creative Curriculum
- Music Appreciation
- Health/Nutrition Education
- Bible Study and Devotions
- Dramatic Play
- Community Visitors
Rates (Member/Non-Member):
- Infants: $140/$160
- Toddlers: $140/$160
- Twos: $120/$140
- Threes: $120/$140
- Fours: $120/$140
- Pre-K: $120/$140

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The YMCA of Catawba Valley is here to take care of all your needs. Please use the form below to let us know who you are and what you need help with and someone will be in contact with you within 24 hours.