Volunteers and YMCA Youth & Family Services’ staff created a warm and welcoming environment at the Healthy Kids Day event inviting families to explore free healthy snacks, health information and fun activities. Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation’s Safe Kids activities focused on road safety, teaching kids and parents how to cross the street, bike safely and properly adjust car seats. Continue reading “Fun & Safety Go Together at YFS” »
When you think of summertime as a child, what comes to mind? Camp fires? Capture the flag? Canoeing? Kum Bah Yah? Whether you’ve had memories you’ll never forget or you always wondered what it’d be like to go to camp, summer is home to some of the most positive, powerful adventures. Share your favorite memory here.
Youth Links, the YMCA Youth & Family Service mentoring program, held a mentor appreciation bowling party on April 6th at the beautiful lanes at Bowlmor Rockville. YouthLinks helps children in the Montgomery County Welfare system build better futures by matching them in one-on-one relationships with caring, consistent adults.
The YMCA mentoring program has a new name: YMCA YouthLinks: Linking Youth to Caring Mentors. Our mission remains unchanged: to provide court involved youth in Montgomery County with caring and consistent adult support. At the Y, we strengthen our community through youth development, ensuring that our most vulnerable children receive our care and support.
Youth Development at the Y does not stop at growing character, physical fitness and career readiness. Through its Youth & Government program, the Y invests in helping youth become active and caring citizens.