Boy Scout Troop Program
The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana hosts programs for both Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of all ages. For a fee of $7 per scout, boys can experience a variety of Aquatics, Sports, and Fitness programs offered to fulfill badges, rank achievements, belt loops, and pins. Programs can also be customized to suit the interests of the group or just for fun. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Girl Scout Journey Program
The YMCA has partnered with the Girl Scouts to offer programs that support the Girl Scout Journey Program. For a fee of $7 per scout, we’ll help you Discover, Connect, and Take Action through various workshops and classes. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Doodlers are weekend workshops offered on the second Saturday of each month. Workshops will be themed according to the season/holiday. Each workshop will include all materials and be fund and educational. We will work in various mediums each month. October – Watercolor, November – Clay, and December – Gift Creation.
This program teams students up with a Signature School student tutor. Homework Help is available FREE to students in 1st-8th grade who need help with school work. This program requires daily signups to ensure enough tutors. Parents may call the Ascension St. Vincent YMCA to register their child at least one day prior to tutoring. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 812.492.6730 for more info.
Homework Help – Spanish
Like our traditional Homework Help program, your child will team up with a Signature School student to help with school work. This program helps students with Spanish homework or helps children who speak English as a second language with any subject. Sign-ups are required at least a week in advance for this program. Tutors will be fluent in Spanish, English is their first language.
How It Works Workshops
How It Works are monthly workshops focused on using Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to allow kids to see themselves as makers. These classes will be offered on the fourth Saturday each month. Each child will take home the project/robot that they worked on.
These FREE and open to the public workshops teach kids about the world of STEM, by encouraging them to use engineering and creativity to build and use working devices.
This program teaches good behavior, how to be kind, how to show respect, and how to honor others and oneself. In a series of classes, children learn good communication skills through words and body language, how to make introductions, and how to be a good listener. Plus, they’ll learn good table manners, how to set the table, how to pass the salt and pepper, and how to eat certain foods. From “achoo!” to “thank you”, special topics include: good posture, handshakes, conversation skills, telephone manners, grooming, invitations and replies, and giving and receiving presents. This class is taught by a certified etiquette consultant.
Robotics for Girls
This will be a hands on experience for girls to learn the fascinating world of coding and robotics. In this class, girls will build and modify VEX robots in small groups and use coding skills to program and control robots to compete against other robots. This class will run in a 6-week session.
Robotics for Homeschool
This will be a hands on experience for homeschool students to learn the fascinating world of coding and robotics. In this class, students will build and modify VEX robots in small groups and use coding skills to program and control robots to compete against other robots. This class will run in a 6-week session.
This program provides a great opportunity to practice and improve your child’s Spanish language skills in a quality learning environment. We will have fun activities that allow children to practice the Spanish language in context, learn about Spanish culture, and develop their creativity with other children learning to speak Spanish. Activities may include games, arts & crafts, food, music and movement and much more! Registration is required.
Team STEM Challenge
These classes teach team building, leadership, and resourcefulness to solve problems. Kids come together and build projects that involve engineering, design, art, and math. Challenges will include roller coaster building, earthquake test, bridge building, egg drop, raft building, and cross the chasm test.