Out-of-School-Time Activities

Youth Development services provide unique programs that expose young people to opportunity and challenge as part of their development. Our staff members are experts in mentoring, outdoor adventure, leadership enrichment, and team-building. Our services focus Read more…

By Carson Henry, ago
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Energizing our Future

GROUNDBREAKERS

CAQT Summer 2017

Answering the question, “What Did I Do on My Summer Vacation?” can be a source of embarrassment for low-income youth who’s families don’t have the resources to engage their kids in safe, holistic summer fun activities. Instead, summers are often spent ingesting a steady diet of reality TV shows, playing video games, and trying to avoid engaging in high-risk activities that beckon unsupervised teens. Enter the YMCA to help fill that void. Continue reading “Energizing our Future” »

By Carson Henry, ago
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WELLNESS FOR SUCCESS

Wellness YOUTH GRASP NUTRITION AND FITNESS THROUGH HANDS ON LEARNING Apples! Salad! Pizza! Tacos! These foods were the overwhelming winners of the icebreaker game where seventeen 6th grade students shouted out their favorite meals, fruits, and vegetables. On October 6th, the new Wellness 4 Success (W4S) program was launched at Francis Scott Key (FSK) Middle School in Silver Spring. Continue reading “WELLNESS FOR SUCCESS” »

By Linda Medina, ago