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Family, Youth & Teens

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The YMCA knows that achieving balance between activities, work, school, family and friends is challenging but important.  We’re here to help with a variety of fun and healthy programs that motivate parents and kids to stay interested and inspired.  Our goal is to provide your family with advice on opportunities to play every day, eat healthy, and enjoy family time.
Be sure to check out the programs that your Branch offers.

Adventure Guides   

  • For Parents with their children, ages 5 -11
  • Enjoy a variety of activities including boating, fishing, hiking, camping, special trips and more throughout the year


Family Fun Night

  • Laugh, love, learn and grow together as a family with arts and crafts, games and special themed activities that the entire family will enjoy.
  • Family Fun Night is FREE for members.
  • Please remember that dates, times, and activities vary by branch, so please check your branch for details.


PINEWOOD DERBY

  • Design and race your own pinewood car.
  • Car kit is included with registration.
  • Judging will be by age groups: Ages: 3-5, 6-8, 9+
  • North Canton Branch program


PRINCESS PARTY

  • For children ages, for young children with a parent.
  • Dress in your royal best and enjoy activities with the Queen Mum!
  • North Canton Branch program


TeenS

YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT

Students learn about the legislative process, how to write and research bills, and how to participate in elections.
Their work culminates in students serving as delegates at the state conference, debating bills on the floor of the legislature, and some students have actually made bills into laws!

  • Weekly meetings
  • Students 6th - 12th grade

Teen Leader Club

The purpose of Leaders Club is to expose teens to different ideas and opportunities in their lives and communities. Through volunteering and leadership they will gain insight into helping others and the importance of teamwork within their YMCAs, schools and communities.