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YMCA Nature Preschool at Camp Minikani provides 3- to 5-year-old children with a hands-on learning opportunity to explore nature. Children spend class time outside engaging in experiential learning and guided discovery. From habitats to gardening and everything in between—nature-based learning has never been so fun. Children must be fully toilet trained to enroll. Nature Preschool is a tax-deductible, state-licensed child care program.

  • Ages:  3-5 years (Children must be fully toilet trained)
  • Dates: Monday – Friday from September – June (Typically follows the Germantown school calendar)
  • Time: 8:15am-12:30pm
  • Location: Camp Minikani – 875 Amy Belle Rd., Hubertus, WI
  • Fee: One time registration fee of $50, plus weekly fee:
    • 5 days per week – $119/per week
    • 3 days per week – $89/per week
    • 2 days per week – $66/per week

*Due to COVID-19, we currently gauging interest and compiling a waiting list for enrollment at this location for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. Please contact information Christine Larson Salerno at 414-357-1901 or clarson@ymcamke.org to be added to this list and you will be contacted should we reopen later in the current school year.

Registration is underway for the 2021-2022 school year. Refer to the Nature Preschool Registration & Parent Handbook 2021-2020 link to register or contact Christine Larson Salerno at 414-357-1901 or clarson@ymcamke.org.

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