Summer Programs

 

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS HAS ENDED.   /  TERMINÓ LA INSCRIPCIÓN A LOS PROGRAMAS DE VERANO.

All YWRC Summer Programs are free and include necessary supplies.  /  Todos los programas de verano  de YWRC son gratuitos e incluyen los suministros necesarios.

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Moving On To Middle School / Empezando la Secundaria

Participants going into 6th grade  /  Muchachas empezando el 6to grado
*June 28 – July 2  – *THIS IS NOW FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.  / ESTO ESTÁ LLENO AHORA. SOLO LISTA DE ESPERA.

OR *July 19 – 23  /  28 Junio – 2 Julio O 19 – 23 Julio – *THIS IS NOW FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.  / ESTO ESTÁ LLENO AHORA. SOLO LISTA DE ESPERA.

This program is a great way to help prepare participants for middle school and includes topics like empowerment, resiliency, middle school fears and body positivity.  /  Este programa es una buena manera de preparar las participantes para la secundaria e incluye temas como: empoderamiento, resiliencia, temores de ir la secundaria y positividad de cuerop.

 

Sisters of Summer: 7th and 8th Grades  /  Hermanas de
Verano: 7-8 Grado

Participants going into 7th and 8th grades  for the 2021 – 2022 school year.  
June 21 – 25  /  21 – 25 Junio  OR /O

July 12 – 16*  /   12 – 16 Julio – *THIS IS NOW FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.  / ESTO ESTÁ LLENO AHORA. SOLO LISTA DE ESPERA.

Participants join in a safe, inclusive environment for activities and discussions focusing on empowerment, sisterhood, feminism and body positivity.  /  Las participantes se juntan en un espacio inclusivo y seguro para actividades y conversaciones enfocadas en: empoderaniento, positividad de cuerpo, feminismo y hermandad.

 

*Sisters of Summer: High School  /  Hermanas de Verano: Escuela Secundaria

*THIS IS NOW FULL. WAITLIST ONLY.  / ESTO ESTÁ LLENO AHORA. SOLO LISTA DE ESPERA.

Participants going into  9th – 12th grades  /  Muchachas empezando el grado 9-12 
June 14 – 18  /  14 – 18 Junio
Topics include feminism, advocacy, self-expression, healthy relationships, reproductive justice and self-care.  / Temas incluyen: empoderaniento, Hermandad, Positividad de cuerpo, Feminismo.

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Questions? Contact us via email.  / Preguntas? Contáctenos por correo electrónico.

 Special thanks to Variety – the Children’s  Charity for providing Summer Program supplies and activities!

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To Register  / Para Registrarse:

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS HAS ENDED.   /  TERMINÓ LA INSCRIPCIÓN A LOS PROGRAMAS DE VERANO.

Complete and submit the online registration form found below. We will be in contact with you shortly after we receive your registration.  /  Complete y envíe el formulario de registro en línea que se encuentra a continuación. Nos pondremos en contacto con usted poco después de recibir su registro.

 

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