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  • The YMCA Achievers program of the YMCA of the USA is an academic achievement/career development initiative purposed to help teens set and pursue high educational and career goals, resulting in graduation and acceptance to an institution of higher learning.

    At the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, Y ACHIEVERS expands on this goal by providing developmentally based, extracurricular team mentorship and workshop activities, designed to give 5th 12th grade youth the tools they need to succeed in college and beyond.

  • ORGANIZATION/PROGRAM

    Organization Name: Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA
    Organization Street Address: 1400 North Broad Street
    Organization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19121
    Organization Phone Number: 215-963-3700
    Short Description of Organization:

    "To translate the principles of the YMCA ™s Christian heritage into programs that nurture children, strengthen families, build communities and develop healthy spirits, minds and bodies for all.

    Our values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility are integrated into our operations and guide our behavior in the achievement of our mission."

    Program Street Address: 1400 N Broad St
    Philadelphia
    Pennsylvania
    19121
    Program Phone Number: 215-235-6440 ext 1729
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: No
    Accepting Mentors: Accepting Mentors

    CONTENT

    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: No
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply): Engineering
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
    • Academic Enrichment and Homework Help
    • Civic Engagement and Service-Learning
    • Project-Based Learning
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes

    LOCATION AND SHARING

    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
    • South Philadelphia
    • Southwest Philadelphia
    • West Philadelphia
    • Lower North Philadelphia
    • Roxborough-Manayunk
    • Germantown-Chestnut Hill
    • Olney-Oak Lane
    • Near Northeast Philadelphia
    • Far Northeast Philadelphia
    • Other
    If you chose "other" for the question above then tell us where your program is offered.:

    Students from all over are bused to Villanova University

    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • Weekend

    PARTICIPANTS

    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: Less than 100 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Less than 2 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply): 9th -12th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Native American
    • Middle Eastern
    • Multi-Ethnic
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: Do not know
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groups
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Do not know

    FEE/FEE STRUCTURE

    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: Yes
    If participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: Yes
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: Yes we transport students using a bus or a van.

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