Y Achievers Summer Enrichment
The Y Achievers summer program will challenge and motivate high school students (Grades: 9th – 11th) with activities that will foster character and leadership development, education and career training, healthy living, social responsibility, and civic engagement. Lunch will be provided.
- Kick-off Session: June 5-9, 2017
- Session One: June 19-30, 2017
- Session Two: July 10-20 ( includes Christian Values Conference)
It is important that students have the knowledge and support necessary to complete the college admissions process. Teens will learn how to secure financial assistance and select the right school for them.
Professionals in various careers will lead teens in the discovery of unlimited professional fields which can be fulfilling personally, professionally as well as teach them to become contributors to their community. Teens learn about and participate in summer job opportunities and/or internships and professional organizations related to their field of interest to help get a jump start on their future… all through the guidance of adults who are successful in those professions.
What a great way to find out what the college experience really looks like. The Achievers Summer Program will include tours of Colleges and Universities. Institutions may include:
- Auburn University
- Tuskegee University
- University of Alabama
- Stillman College
- Spelman College
- Morehouse College
- Clark Atlanta
- Alabama State University
CHRISTIAN VALUES CONFERENCE
July 16-20, 2017
For one week each summer, teens from across the United States come together at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, North Carolina to explore their personal values, share in spiritual fellowship, and develop new friendships. The YMCA Christian Values Conference provides an opportunity for young people to gain deeper insight into themselves while having non-stop fun during all the outrageous games, carnivals, songs and special events. Join us on the mountain this summer for a week of unforgettable memories! –>