Y Achievers

CONFIDENT YOUTH, BUILD STRONG COMMUNITIES

The YMCA Achievers program is an academic achievement/career development initiative purposed to help youth set and pursue higher education and career goals, resulting in graduation and acceptance to an institution of higher learning.

 

At the YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA, Y ACHIEVERS expands on this goal by providing developmentally based, extracurricular team mentorship and workshop activities, designed to give youth ages 12-16 the tools they need to succeed in college and beyond.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • Provide role models whose success and knowledge will inspire youth to set and reach their goals.

  • Help youth develop individual talents, a positive sense of self, and leadership ability.

  • Motivate participants to raise academic performance, succeed in school, and gain marketable skills.

SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS

  • Y Achievers Podcast

  • Annual College Tours

  • Mentorship Program in partnership with Community Warriors

  • Workplace readiness program in partnership with the WIOA

  • Annual Teen Summit (Youth Empowerment Seminar)

  • End-of-Year Celebration

REGISTRATION

  • Please register your child at the Front Desk of the A.J. McClung YMCA Youth & Teen Center

  • The Y Achievers program is $10/month; Please note: this program runs concurrently with the school year

DONATE

The Y Achievers program is funded through generous donations & grants. If you would like to support this program, please consider making a donation.

CONTACT

Edmond Peabody​, Branch Director - A.J. McClung YMCA Youth & Teen Center

epeabody@ymcacolumbusga.com

706.322.2579

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