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"Kids club is fun. Demi is my favorit teacher. Today I had no school so I went to kids club and Demi was the only teacher there and when we went outside we played hide and seek. I love hide and seek. When Madi got here Demi left kids club but she's going to come back in a littl bit. I love kids club. You should listin to your teacher all the time because I do you shold to. Madi is my favorit teacher to."

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Childcare

Dvergsten Childcare Center

Parents are encouraged to inquire about placement in our childcare program as early as the 1st trimester of pregnancy due to limited space availability.

  • Infant Room: 6 weeks - 12 months (approx)*
  • Young Toddler Room: 10- 24 months (approx)*
  • Older Toddler Room: 20 - 36 months (approx)*
*Room placement is determined by developmental milestones, not calendar age. 

A YMCA membership is not required to be enrolled in the Dvergsten Center.

Developmental Focus

Our educational activities stimulate critical thinking skills, develop creativity and enhance learning. Infants and toddlers are offered a wide range of developmentally appropriate activities to ensure cognitive, physical, emotional and social skills. 

Child Care for 3, 4 & 5 Year Olds

Preschool Aged Childcare Program

 

Child Care for 3, 4 & 5 Year Olds

  • Licensed Child Care Program.
  • Monday - Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Need not be a YMCA member
  • Your child will be supervised and have a GREAT TIME! For more information, contact Amy Kuehler, Childcare Director, at 262-3782 or e-mail akuehler@spencerymca.org 
    *must be three years of age as of September 15th to enroll in wrap around care.

Location
1001 11th Ave W Spencer Ia (712) 262-3782

Goals
Our goal is to provide individualized care that nurtures and enhances your child’s development by offering “learning through play.”

Curriculum
Our curriculum offers a clear organizational structure with a focus on
routines and learning experiences.

Developmental Focus
Our educational activities stimulate critical thinking skills, develop
creativity and independence.

Core Content Areas
Children will experience a wide range of activities such as: art and science,
music, games, reading time and much more!

Typical Day
Children are provided care before/after preschool and escorted safely around the YMCA for other activites they may be enrolled in.