YMCA OF MONTCLAIR
Park Street Branch: (973) 744-3400
Geyer Family Branch: (973) 783-7640
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Creative Arts & Sciences:

chopped junior

CHOPPED JUNIOR Ages 5-7 years

Little chefs with tremendous ambition are taking over the kitchen! Children will let their culinary imaginations run wild as they are tasked with creating a dish each week using a mystery basket of
ingredients. Does your little chef have what it takes to make the cut? You be the judge.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
clay play

CLAY PLAY Ages 3-5 years

Use your hands! Who doesn’t love to play with clay? This class will involve different types of molding materials to create anything you can imagine.

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
lunch learn preschool readiness

CREATE ‘N’ BAKE Ages 2-3 years

This class will be a combination of art and cooking. Each week there will be a new seasonal theme reflected in both the food and crafts.

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ages: 2-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
creative cooks

CREATIVE COOKS Ages 3-4 years

Create and Bake grows up. This class will be a combination of art and cooking. Each week there will be a new seasonal theme reflected in both the food and crafts. Recipes will be both sweet and savory to
please even the pickiest eater

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
fun fridays

FUN FRIDAYS Ages 3-5 years

If your child wants to spend a fun-filled afternoon at the Geyer Family Branch, then this is the class for you. With a different theme each week, the class starts with an art project, followed by with
gym time that focuses on gross motor skills and group games. Lastly children will participate in a 30 minute swim lesson.

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
great geyer baking challenge

GREAT GEYER BAKING CHALLENGE Ages 5-7 years

Young bakers preheat your ovens. This class will allow children to learn basic baking while encouraging individuality. Cakes, pies breads and more! Join us for this tasty class.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Junior Explorers

JUNIOR EXPLORERS Ages 2-3 years

This is a fun introduction to the wonders of science for little ones and their special grown-up. Each week, we will explore a different scientific theme and do a related project.

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ages: 2-3
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Kids Cafe

KIDS CAFÉ Ages 4-6 years

If your child loves to help in the kitchen, they’ll enjoy expanding their menu of delicious recipes. A variety of foods from appetizers to desserts will be prepared and devoured in this experimental, hands-on class. This class will include recipes for lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts throughout the session.

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ages: 4-6
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Lil Scientist

LIL’ SCIENTIST Ages 3-4 years

This is a fun introduction to the wonders of science! Each week we will explore a different scientific theme and do a related project. The Lil’ Scientists will be asked to make predictions, observations and conclusions in a fun setting.

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
little bites

LITTLE BITES Ages 2-3 years

Need a helper in the kitchen? This class will allow children and their caregiver to explore the tastes and smells coming from the kitchen with child friendly recipes. Fun new foods will be included. Yum!

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ages: 2-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
mad scientists lab

MAD SCIENTISTS LAB Ages 5-7 years

Join us in the lab for this fun and creative class that combines science and art. Learn about how things mix and combine to make cool experiments and projects. Come ready to learn and get messy.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
make it bake it

MAKE IT & BAKE IT Ages 3-5 years

This class will be a combination of art and cooking. Each week there will be a new seasonal theme reflected in both the food and crafts.

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
masterpiece kitchen

MASTERPIECE KITCHEN Ages 5-7 years

This class will include both creative and culinary arts. Children will make beautiful creations that will be true pieces of art. Some projects will be edible while others will use the kitchen to create projects to play with or display.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
more stories songs scribbles

MORE STORIES, SONGS & SCRIBBLES Ages 3-4 years

Keep the fun going! This class for your child where we will explore a story and theme each week. After the story we will learn songs, play with instruments and then do an age appropriate art project.

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
morning mix

MORNING MIX Ages 3-5 years

A mix of activities from cooking to art to science. What a great way to try a mix of these hands-on activities. We really know how to mix up the fun!

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ages: 3-5
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Paint Play

PAINT & PLAY Ages 18 months – 2.5 years

A class with the perfect amount of structure and open art creativity time! A mix of projects that work on fine motor skills like cutting, gluing and coloring that will be yours to take home to display combined with ample opportunity to get messy and explore textures like shaving cream and bubbles.

PAINT & PLAY TOO Ages 2-3 years

A mix of projects that work on fine motor skills like cutting, gluing and coloring that will be yours to take home to display combined with ample opportunity to get messy and explore textures like
shaving cream and bubbles.

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ages: 18 months-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
picture book playtime

PICTURE BOOK PLAYTIME Ages 3-4 years

What better place to get art inspiration than from your favorite picture books. In this class we will read a picture book then create a craft to go along with the book.

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
science explorers

SCIENCE EXPLORERS Ages 5-7 years

Children will learn how the world around them works by participating in activities and experiments about earth science, physics, and chemistry. Science Explorers will be asked to make observations, predictions and conclusions about their experiments while having fun.

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ages: 5-7
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
Sign Language

SIGN LANGUAGE Ages 8 months – 3 years

Sign language is a lovely way to help young children find alternate ways of expressing themselves through a multi sensory approach to communication. Join our certified ASL teacher who is ready to help you and your child communicate in new and exciting ways.

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ages: 8 months-3 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
simple machines

SIMPLE MACHINES Ages 3.5-4 years

Is your child interested in how things work? In this class we will investigate simple machines and how they help us in everyday life. This is a great class for a child interested in STEM activities.

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ages: 3-4
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register
stories songs scribbles

STORIES, SONGS & SCRIBBLES Ages 16 months – 2 years

A great introductory class for your child where we will explore a story and theme each week. After the story we will learn songs, play with instruments and then do a simple art project.

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ages: 17 months-2 1/2 years
Location Address: Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 Register