Our YPHD programs adhere to HIGH FIVE , a standard committed to assisting children with healthy development by ensuring program practitioners develop a high level of knowledge and expertise in child development, helping parents to make informed choices, and providing  practitioners with tools to enhance and maintain program quality.

HIGH FIVE holds true to the five principles of healthy child development that research shows are essential for quality programming:

  • A caring adult
  • The opportunity to make friends
  • The opportunity to play
  • The opportunity to master skills
  • The opportunity to participate