4K- Four Year Old Kindergarten

4-K at YWCA Wausau's Downtown Location

Offered in collaboration with the Wausau School District. Available to D.C. Everest, Merrill, and Mosinee Districts.


Registration now OPEN! Register HERE!


The YWCA 4K uniquely offers:
  • A well-established 4K with10 years of proven success!
  • 4K program is available at no cost to residents of the Wausau, DC Everest, Merrill or Mosinee School Districts
  • It's your CHOICE! You may choose to enroll your child at the YWCA Wausau 4K program regardless of your district residency
  • Wrap-around care before and after school with consistent care for your child even on school days off       
  • An exceptional, district-recognized 4K teacher
  • Convenient location, near your downtown office!
  • Warm, home-cooked meals!
We offer the standard, required curriculum basis, “Creative Curriculum”, and a great deal more…
  • Teaching Pyramid / SEFEL– Social/Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
  • Phonic Soup
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Field Trips
  • Favorite YWCA programs: Music & More, Cooking, Gardening & more!
Four-year-old kindergarten is available at the YWCA through a cooperation effort with the Wausau School District. Enrollment is open to children who have celebrated their fourth birthday as of September 1. The two and a half hour program is designed to help children prepare for kindergarten. It introduces computers, literacy, social interaction, and math. Most of all, it provides a positive learning experience for children to carry with them as they begin their formal school years. There is no fee for the 4-K program for students residing in the Wausau, D.C. Everest, Merrill or Mosinee School Districts.
Morning and afternoon sessions are available:
  • Morning: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m -11:05 a.m.
  • Afternoon: Monday through Friday from 11:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 Activities Fee- $20.00 includes monthly field trips and pumpkin purchase at the Pumpkin Patch.





4K Resources

Registration Link

2014-2015 Wausau School District Calendar

Supply List



Morning and afternoon sessions available:

Morning: Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 11:05 am


Afternoon: Monday - Friday

11:55 am -  2:30 pm