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Teen and Family Programs

YMCA Teen Leaders

A national organization that gives teens in grades 6 -12 the opportunity to develop leadership skills, make social connections with peers, and take part in service projects through weekly meetings, weekend retreats (Rallies) and the Great Lakes Leaders School each summer.

2019/2020 School Year meetings are each Thursday at 6:30pm in the Meyers Lake YMCA Multi Purpose Room

Contact: Ricky Lovell rlovell@ymcastark.org for more information

Upcoming Teen Events

August

  • 8/29 Parent Info Meeting 6PM

September

  • 9/3 Paint Splash Kickoff Event -Jackson YMCA
  • 9/5 First Leaders Meeting 6:30PM

October

  • 10/4 -10/6 Middle of Nowhere Rally - Camp Nuhop

November

  • Black Swamp Service Rally -Defiance YMCA

December

  • Stark County Leaders Christmas Party

January

  • Canton Hall of Fame City Ice Skating
  • Polar Blast -Lake YMCA

February 

  • Kalahari Trip

March

  • County wide Service Project

April

  • Bad to the Bone Service Rally (Camp Fitch YMCA)

May

  • Indiana Leadership Rally

June

  • YMCA Camp Surf (San Diego) Trip
  • Special Olympic Service Trip

July

  • YMCA Teen Summit

Youth/Family Events

Kids Night Out 

Friday Night 6:30 -10PM, Grades k-5, Dinner provided

  • 9/13 Once Upon a Kids Night Out
  • 11/8 November Kids Night Out

Wild Wild West Theme

  • 12/8 Christmas Kids Night Out

Polar Express PJ party

  • 2/14 Valentines VIP Kids Night Out
  • 3/20 Beach Party Kids Night Out

Family Events

October
  • Great Pumpkin Splash

Bring the whole family as you jump into the pool to pick out your own pumpkin. Decorate or Carve  it and then enjoy fall themed games and treats! Friday October 11th

  • Community Halloween

Come Trick or Treat at the YMCA in a safe but spooktacular environment. Travel throughout the YMCA playing games and collecting candy along the way. Don’t forget to stop by our Haunted House! Friday October 25

November

Nerf Wars

Suit up and prepare for battle in our family friendly Nerf Arena. Participants must bring their own Nerf Blaster, but darts and safety glasses are provided. Parents/Guardians and kids are both encouraged to participate together! Friday November 22nd

January 

Lets Glow Crazy 1/17


Bring the whole family for glow party! More details coming soon

February

Nerf Night

Suit up and prepare for battle in our family friendly Nerf Arena. Participants must bring their own Nerf Blaster, but darts and safety glasses are provided. Parents/Guardians and kids are both encouraged to participate together! 2/21

March

Luck of the Irish Carnival

Games, Prizes, and an Inflatable. Bring the whole family and test your luck 3/6

April

Egg Splash

Jump in the pool and collect as many eggs as you can. Then redeem them for cool prizes! 4/3

Register HERE