Linkages to Learning

YMCA Youth & Family Services is proud to be a private agency provider of the Linkages to Learning program in the greater Silver Spring area. Linkages to Learning (LTL) is a unique collaboration between Montgomery County Read more…

By Carson Henry, ago
Y Stories

HOLIDAY ANGELS

Angels VOLUNTEERS TAP NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS TO BENEFIT TOTS Each year, a group of angels gathers to sprinkle holiday cheer throughout our region. Thanks to the dedication of Georgia Guhin, Katie Vita, Bridget Hartman, and Julie Pounds, the families of the Town of Chevy Chase have generously donated to the Linkages to Learning Thanksgiving and December holiday drive for over nine years. Continue reading “HOLIDAY ANGELS” »

By Linda Medina, ago
Y Stories

THIS IS SCARY. YOU GO FIRST!

rock One humid day in July, as youth from the Linkages to Learning and Rock Climbing Camps joined together, Y instructors began with their usual ‘safety talk’ and a review of the climbing and rappelling options from which they could choose. They explain that rappelling uses ropes and friction equipment to help campers descend rock cliffs slowly and safely. The campers were nervous when they saw the height of the cliff for the repel. When it came time to start the rappelling activity, no one wanted to be first. Continue reading “THIS IS SCARY. YOU GO FIRST!” »

By Linda Medina, ago