The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life.
Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a 10-week program that leverages the power of running to help prepare girls in grades three through eight for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.
STRIDE is a 10-week program that leverages the power of running to help prepare boys in grades three through eight for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. Twice weekly, participants engage in round table discussions with peers focused on character building, self-confidence and conflict resolution.
Adventure Guides program assists parents and their children on a journey of discovery. With their group circles, participants will experience teamwork and adventure through campout activities, hiking, games, songs, crafts, skits, stories, soccer, circle meetings and more.
Youth & Government
For middle and high school students, this program brings the workings of state government alive. Teens propose legislation to make their state governments more efficient and serve as delegates at their state conferences, where they debate bills on the floor of the legislature.
Adolescents learn to be responsible, whether home alone or babysitting others. Focus is on safety, how to call for help and how to be a medically responsible, creative and attentive babysitter.