Education & Academic Enrichment - YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

Education & Academic Enrichment

Homework Help

This program teams you up with Signature School students to help with school work. This is a FREE service that allows your child to get time to work on homework and focus on areas where they may be needing assistance. Registration can be done for 2 weeks at a time, and up to 2 weeks in advance by calling the front desk of either location to register.

LOCATION: SESSION:
DAYS:
GRADE:
TIME:
FEES*:
Ascension St Vincent YMCA
Jan 9 – May 4
M, Th
K-7th
4:00 – 5:30PM
FREE
Dunigan YMCA
Jan 9 – May 4
Tu, Th
K-7th
4:00 – 5:30PM
FREE

Chef University

Each week, participants prepare a recipe designed to illustrate a new cooking technique, science skill, and nutrition lesson. And of course, you’ll get to taste your recipe! Youth will learn to follow MyPlate as a healthy eating guide, the different food groups, and the importance of color on your plate. Youth will also have the opportunity to experience new cultures through food.

LOCATION: SESSION:
GRD:
DAY:
TIME:
FEES*:
Ascension St Vincent YMCA
Feb 16 – Mar 23
3rd-th
Th
5:30 – 6:30PM
$100 (YM)/$120 (NM)
CLICK TO REGISTER

Rockets to the Rescue

Join us for Rockets to the Rescue! Learn about aerospace engineering as you build and launch a rocket to solve a real world problem!

LOCATION: DATE:
AGE:
DAY:
TIME:
FEES*:
Ascension St Vincent YMCA
Mar 11
5- 10
Sa
9:00 – 10:30AM
$5
CLICK TO REGISTER

Homeschool Programming

The Y has multiple opportunities for homeschool families and students to get physical education in a safe and caring environment.

Homeschool Swim for Fitness
Parents looking for a class to supplement a physical education curriculum will find it in the Homeschool Swim for Fitness classes. Children 6-18 years of age will learn/improve all four strokes with emphasis on correct form, conditioning and stretching.

LOCATION:  DAYS: 
TIMES:
FEES*:
Ascension St. Vincent YMCA
Tu, Th
8:15 – 9:15AM
$40 1st child*/mon (YM) | $70 1st child*/mon (NM)
*Multiple child discount – 2nd child is $15 per month, and 3rd child/add’l children is $10 per child per month.
Homeschool Swim Lessons
Homeschool children, ages 3-12, will learn the basics of swimming, or improve upon the techniques they have already developed, through technique and endurance instruction. Class participants will be broken down into preschool, beginner, intermediate, and advanced swim lesson groups.

LOCATION:  SESSION:  DAYS: 
TIMES:
FEES*:
Ascension St. Vincent YMCA Jan 3 – Jan 19
TU,TH
9:30 – 10:15 AM
$50  (YM) | $80  (NM)
Ascension St. Vincent YMCA Feb 7 – Feb 23
TU,TH
9:30 – 10:15 AM
$50  (YM) | $80  (NM)
Ascension St. Vincent YMCA Mar 7 – Mar 23
TU,TH
9:30 – 10:15 AM
$50  (YM) | $80  (NM)
Ascension St. Vincent YMCA Apr 4 – Apr 20
TU,TH
9:30 – 10:15 AM
$50  (YM) | $80  (NM)
Dunigan YMCA Jan – May
TU
10:15 – 10:45 AM
$25  (YM) | $40  (NM) per month
Dunigan YMCA Jan – May
TU
10:50 – 11:20 AM
$25  (YM) | $40  (NM) per month
Homeschool PE

This physical education program helps homeschool kids play, grow and build lifelong healthy habits. The program includes a variety of activities like team sports, fitness challenges and more! Students socialize with other kids, which develops teamwork and leadership skills.

LOCATION: SESSION:
DAYS:
AGE:
TIME:
FEES*:
Dunigan YMCA
Jan – May
W
6-12
10:00 – 10:45am
$30 (YM)/$45 (NM) per month
Homeschool Cycle, Core, Stretch

Classes will alternate between stretching and a 30-minute cardiovascular workout on the stationary bike followed by a 15-minute core workout for kids of all fitness levels. Proper body alignment and techniques are reviewed.

LOCATION: SESSION:
DAYS:
AGE:
TIME:
FEES*:
Dunigan YMCA
Tu
10 – 17
1:00 – 1:45PM
$25 (YM)/$40 (NM)
Homeschool Iron Teens

This program emphasizes the importance of exercise and proper use of equipment while teaching the basics of safe and effective weight lifting, resistance training and functional fitness.

LOCATION: SESSION:
DAYS:
AGE:
TIME:
FEES*:
Dunigan YMCA
Tu
13 – 17
2:00 – 3:00PM
$25 (YM)/$40 (NM)
CLICK TO REGISTER FOR HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMMING