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Education & Leadership

The YMCA cares about teens. The YMCA cultivates teen leaders. The YMCA creates opportunities for teens to contribute to their communities.

Y teen programs partner with families, schools, businesses, and the entire community to help provide brighter futures for young people. Our YMCA gives teens a safe place to call their own and a chance to connect with positive role models and adults who care about them. Teen programs include youth development activities, leadership groups, community service projects, exposure to diverse career options, after-school activities, tutoring and mentoring, sports, camping, strength-training, and fun, recreational events.

Camp High School Internships  

The Y’s High School Summer Camp Internship is a newer program that consists of 20 high school students working with younger youth in a camp setting;  teaching reading development and strategies. The goal of this program is to provide high school students with a chance to explore future career options and gain work experience, helping to better define their future goals. The Y’s internship is a temporary job position that provides invaluable work experience and on-the-job training in the fields of child and recreation development.

Jr. Camp Internship:

Prepare your 7th and 8th graders for the next step. Join the Y Jr. Internship Program where youth learn confidence,

team work, and professional  skills that  will encourage  education  advancement  and college readiness.  Youth will have the opportunity to intern in the kindergarten and 1st grade group, allowing them to build volunteer service hours, and networking with professionals and peers. This program is designed to be a stepping stone to entering into our high school internship program. Youth will be allowed to swim on Fridays.

This program meets every Friday from 9-4 for the entire 8 weeks of camps. The first half of the day will be training; the second half will be working with youth using the tools learned from previous lessons.

Only 10 spots available.

 

Jr. Interns will learn and be exposed to:

•  Mock interviews

•  How to dress for success

•  Resumes skills

•  How to deal with conflict

•  How to work with others

•  And so much more!

 

Cost per youth: $35 for the entire 8 weeks (meeting every Friday)

For additional information contact Krista Delia

 

*Jr. Internship is the only camp program that allows a child to sign themselves out with parent consent.  It MUST be at

4:00pm. Parents are responsible  for signing in their child into the program.

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