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Teddy Bear Academy


Richard C. Geisinger, Sr. Branch, Stuart

YMCA Teddy Bear Academy gives your child the consistent, positive attention they need. Our pre-school builds on children’s natural desire to learn new things and become more self-reliant. The Y is an exciting and challenging place, helping pre-schoolers stretch their skills in mind and body. It is also a safe, comfortable place where children build positive relationships with caring adults.

We provide care for children from ages 6 weeks in our infant room to 5 years for pre-kindergarten. The YMCA Teddy Bear Academy is open year round. Our summer programs enjoy swimming lessons for ages three and up. Camp Teddy Bear is offered for four and five year olds with an emphasis on field trips, art and fun. We have one voluntary pre-kindergarten classes and offer a wrap around program for working parents. Our children enjoy activities like gymnastics, basketball and soccer throughout the year. These services are included in the weekly tuition. We follow the state guidelines for our voluntary pre-kindergarten program and are monitored by the Early Learning Coalition and the Department of Children and Families. The initial registration fee is $60.00. We have an annual supply fee of $30.00.

Tuition is charged weekly in all programs and is due the Wednesday before the week begins. Please contact  for more information at 772-286-4444 ext. 230.

Care Bears
(6 weeks to 1 year) - $185.00/wk

Baby Bears
(6 weeks to 1 year) - $185.00/wk

(1 year to 19 months) - $170.00/wk

(19 months / young 2 year olds) - $165.00/wk

(older 2 year olds) - $155.00/wk

(younger  3 year olds) - $150.00/wk

Pandas (older 3 year olds) - $150.00/wk

Honeys – Voluntary Pre-K
(4 – 5 year olds going into VPK)
August – June
(8:30 am – 11:30 am) Free VPK
Wrap-around (before and aftercare) - $100/wk
Pre-K August to June (non VPK) - $145/wk


LOUIS DREYFUS CITRUS BRANCH, INDIANTOWN    Our Y Indiantown preschool provides a safe, nurturing environment that is stimulating and challenging. Our teachers are caring, imaginative, and well-trained. YMCA educational programs develop individual potential, build self-esteem, and encourage healthy behavior, respect diversity, and positive values.

Our program offers:
• A clean and bright facility for safe exploration and learning
• Loving and caring teachers for encouragement and support
• Age appropriate activities and equipment for child development

Infant Class     $185 /week

Toddler Class   $130/ week

2 Yr old Class  $120/ week

3 Yr old Class  $120/ week

4 Yr old Class  $115/ week

Infant $185


Please contact Jami Melnick for information at  772-597-3700 or 772-260-1993.


Qualifying participants receive funding through The Children Services Council and School Readiness of Martin County. To find out if you qualify for School Readiness funding and you live in Martin County call  772-220-1220.

















































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in partnership with Children's Services Council of St Lucie County