Sammis Family Child Care Center

Preschool

The Sammis Family Child Care Center, is in close proximity to the Huntington YMCA. The center has been a reputable staple in the local community since 1968. We have grown and changed with the community’s needs to offer quality child care options for all types of families. We offer Half Day, Extended Day and Full Day programs holding over 200 young learners. The Huntington YMCA Preschool is a licensed Child Care program. We abide by all regulations set forth by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

We provide a high quality and developmentally appropriate thematic curriculum through the Learning through Play philosophy. Monthly themes are presented using a center based approach. The activities are intentionally focused on the 5 Domains of Development: Physical Well-Being, Health, and Motor Development; Social and Emotional Development; Approaches to Learning; Cognition and General Knowledge; and Language, Communication, and Literacy.

Children enter our classes based on the Huntington School District cut off of December 1st. This allows the children to go through one entire school year in one classroom. From there they get into Kindergarten on time and ready for success.

2018 Open House Dates

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CURRENT EARLY CHILDHOOD/PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

Half Day Preschool

9:00 am-11:30 am or 12:30-3pm.

We offer 2, 3, or 5 days a week for children ages 2 and 3 years old. This program is a nice introduction in the school environment. The children are able to learn, grow, and socialize with peers and teachers through age appropriate center-based activities. The children experience a six week special of Fun Fitness and our 3 year olds participate in an 8 week session of swim lessons. There is a communal snack in this program that is provided by parents on a rotating basis.

2 year old program: Ratio 1:5 and children do not need to be toilet trained.

3 year old program: Ratio 1:7 and children are expected to be toilet trained.

Extended Day Preschool

9:00 am-2:00 pm

We offer 2, 3, or 5 days a week for children ages 3 and 4 years old. There is no rest time in this program. The children will engage in age appropriate center-based activities including: Art, Emergent Literacy and Math Readiness skills, Music, Science and History units, and fitness activities. The children are also scheduled into specials including: Yoga, Musical Movement, Sports, playground, Spanish, and Swim Lessons. Parents or guardians provide a lunch daily for their children.

3 year old program: Ratio 1:7 and children are expected to be toilet trained.

4 year old program: Ratio 1:8 and children are expected to be toilet trained.

Full Day Preschool

8:30 am-4:00 pm

We offer 2, 3, or 5 days a week for children ages 2, 3, and 4 years old. There is a rest time in this program. The children will engage in age appropriate center-based activities including: Art, Emergent Literacy and Math Readiness skills, Music, Science and History units, and fitness activities. The children are also scheduled into specials including: Yoga, Musical Movement, Sports, and playground. Additional specials such as Spanish and Swim Lessons are included for 3 and 4 year old children. Parents or guardians provide a lunch and afternoon snack daily for their children.

2 year old program: Ratio 1:5 and children do not need to be toilet trained.

3 year old program: Ratio 1:7 and children are expected to be toilet trained.

4 year old program: Ratio 1:8 and children are expected to be toilet trained.

TO VIEW CURRENT PRESCHOOL OFFERINGS, CLICK HERE. CURRENTLY, WE DO NOT OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD/PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS.

TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD, PLEASE VISIT OUR CHILDCARE CENTER LOCATION.