Youth Development - South Sound YMCA

Youth Development

Ensuring Academic
Success for all

Students from low-income families are falling behind in education. Evidence shows that up to two-thirds of the academic achievement gap between high and low-income families is attributed to learning loss over the summer months.

In 2019

an average of +2 months were gain in reading

83% exhibited increased self-confidence

Why give?

You stop the summer slide in academics and ensure local kids gain the skills and confidence needed to start school in the fall ready to learn by supporting the Y’s Power Scholars Academy.


builds self-confidence

for one child in Power Scholars Academy