Children are like sponges ? they watch and absorb knowledge, skills, and values from everyone and everything around them. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are the building blocks for quality life and future success. Babies develop trust and security, preschoolers experience early literacy, and learn about their world, and school-age kids make friends, learn new skills and do homework. YMCA character values ? caring, honesty, respect and responsibility help kids ? even our youngest ? discover who they are and what they can achieve. We offer programs for Early Childhood (ages 6 weeks ? 3 years), Preschool and Pre-K (ages 3-5 years), and School Age (K ? 12 years).