Youth Empowerment Programs

Youth Empowerment Programs

The YMCA offers a variety of specialty classes, programs and services for teens to help them give back, read ahead, work out, learn a new skill and meet friends.

Prep into High School

Association Office
6/20/22 - 7/1/22
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This is a summer transition program focused on helping middle school students transition to high school. Students will participate in discussions and practical applications of the skills learned in the Success Bound Curriculum. Staff will engage in critical conversations with students about their interests, goals and identities. Program curriculum will empower young people to own their education and to develop the skills they need to thrive in high school and beyond. Activities will include but are not limited to the following: English/math enrichment, field trips, entrepreneurship, team building exercises, college tours, swimming, and much more!

What program participants should bring? Please bring a face mask, lunch, refillable water bottle, swimsuit on specific days, towel, tennis shoes, and sunscreen in a backpack.

Rising 8th & 9th Graders


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
2/7/22 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/20/22 - 07/01/22
Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr - 9:00 am - 6 hrs, 30 mins
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Y-Achievers Bootcamp

Association Office
7/11/22 - 7/12/22
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The Y-Achievers Bootcamp seeks to inspire participants to become changemakers in their community and achieve academic excellence by providing tools and activities that prepare them for life, as well as exposes them to diverse career options. Day one will include an interactive workshop session that will include a variety of topics related to post-secondary preparation and career development, ranging from developing a positive sense of self, academic success, to leadership development. The second day will feature a special experiential trip. Must attend day one to qualify.

The mission of the Achievers Program is to assist students in graduating from high school and to prepare them for post-secondary opportunities.

Program Location: Avondale Meadows YMCA 3908 Meadows YMCA Indianapolis, Indiana 46205

Day One: Achievers Workshop 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (lunch provided)  Day Two: Special Experiential Trip (includes transportation. admissions fee and lunch)

Open to grades 9-12

Location: Avondale Meadows YMCA, 3908 Meadows YMCA, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205

Registration form will need to be completed to finalize enrollment.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
2/7/22 12/31/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 40.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
07/11/22 - 07/12/22
Mo,Tu - 10:00 am - 5 hrs
Register