Let your child learn, grow and thrive at the Y. Y Early Learning Centers provide quality, licensed care for infants – preschool children. Our curriculum incorporates math, science, dramatic play, music, art and computers to provide opportunities for group and independent learning experiences. All sites are accredited by NAEYC or working toward this prestigious distinction.


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Program Features

> Qualified teachers and assistant teachers trained in education, CPR & First Aid
> Open year round, 6:30am to 6:00pm
> Swimming lessons and other YMCA programs available (Fercho YMCA)
> Transportation to the Fercho YMCA for Swim Lessons
> Field trips to parks and special events
> Special one-on-one attention, as well as age appropriate group learning activities
> Emphasis on developing each child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual selves
> Nutritious meals and snacks
> A schedule of activities throughout the day that balances quiet/active and cognitive/gross motor skills
> All children enrolled receive member rates on Y programs, services, and events
> Cognitive games (letter, shape recognition, number), singing, fingerplays, group games, stories and more
> Transportation to and from most area schools


Enrollment Information

When your child enrolls in a YMCA child care program, you will recieve an enrollment packet to fill out. Along with the paperwork, you will need to provide a copy of your child’s immunization record, copy of your child’s birth certificate, and medical insurance information.

Please contact an ELC Director to obtain an enrollment packet. > Waiting List Form

NEW Child Care Assistance Program! Haven’t qualified in the past? You now may be eligible! > More Information and How to Apply



YMCA Early Learning Center – Fercho Branch
Toddler, Early Childhood & Kindergarten Care
KinderKamp PreSchool

400 1st Ave S, Fargo
Kari Berube, Site Director
701.364.4128 | berube@ymcacassclay.org

YMCA Early Learning Center – Schlossman Branch
Early Childhood Care
Kindergarten Readiness Program

4243 19th Ave S, Fargo
Stephanie Grow, Site Director
701.356.1444 | stephanie.grow@ymcacassclay.org

YMCA Early Learning Center South
Infant, Toddler and Early Childhood Care
School Age Care
Kindergarten Readiness Program

4225 38th St S, Fargo
Kristin Nelson, Site Director
701.232.9360 | Kristin.Nelson@ymcacassclay.org

YMCA Early Learning Center at Calvary
Infant, Toddler, Early Childhood Care
School Age Care
Katie Peterson, Site Director
4575 45th St S, Fargo
701.281.4960 |katie.peterson@ymcacassclay.org

YMCA Early Learning Center West Fargo
Infant, Toddler, Early Childhood Care
Kindergarten Care & School Age Care 
Kindergarten Readiness Program
(Transportation from Osgood, Lodoen, and South)
1042 14th Ave E, West Fargo
Ann Mueller, Site Director
701.356.0341 | ann.mueller@ymcacassclay.org

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YMCA Early Learning Center Family Orientation

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