As youth begin to face the many challenges of adolescence, they are more likely to begin distancing themselves from formal organizations, friends and family, and to experiment with unhealthy and illegal behaviors. The 7th Grade Initiative is an opportunity for the Y to engage, cultivate and connect with youth at a time that is most crucial to their development.
·This program is ongoing
·Membership expires June 30th
·To participate in the 7GI Program, students must:
·Provide a copy of final 6th or first 7th grade report card for proof of 7th grade status
·Have a parent of guardian present at time of registration
·A formal application will follow
·A FREE membership to the Greater Scranton YMCA with weekly workouts and fitness classes
·Community service projects
Contact Brandon Whipple, Health and Wellness Director, at (570) 828-3116 or email [email protected] for more information!