Ages: Middle School Students
Attention Middle Schoolers! Ever wanted to learn about television production? Here’s your chance to take part in every aspect of actually make a TV epsiode! From writing, to directing and acting, Matinee Scholars puts you in the Director’s Chair. And at the end of the session, you’ll walk the red carpet to see the premiere of your show!
Registration: September 10
Season: Tuesdays, September 25 – December 1
Middle Schoolers – looking for something fun to do on a Saturday night? Middle School Madness is at the top of your list and this Saturday is the final one of the year! Led by our Leaders’ Club, this fun night is designed with you in mind. Activities include a DJ and dancing, basketball, video games and chances for you to hang out with your friends. We’ll even have pizza and snacks for sell. Parents – you can rest assured that this program is lead and supervised by the same Y team that you’ve come to know and trust.
Ages: Middle Schoolers
Fees: $7 per person
Dates: Saturdays, February 25, March 17, May 19
Time: 7:30 – 10:30 PM
Ages: 13 – 18 years old
The Leaders Club program is designed for 13 – 18 year old teenagers that focus on physical fitness and service. The Leaders Club participants volunteer throughout YMCA programs and are responsible for organizing Parent’s Night Out and Middle School Madness events. For more information, please contact Whitney Kahn at 919.442.9622, ext. 124.
Program Participants: $40
Registration: Applications accepted in Summer and Fall
Season: August – June
Ages: High School Students
This program enables young people to prepare for moral and political leadership through training in the theory and practice of developing public policy. Students who participate in this program develop a knowledge and awareness of public policy, debate skills, bill writing, and service. Current program participants include students from East Chapel Hill High, Chapel Hill High, Carolina Friends School, and Woods Charter School. For more information, please contact Aubrey Vinson at 919.442.9622, ext. 119.
Season: September – February
Ages: Middle School Students
The Middle School Model UN program is a new program at the Chapel Hill – Carrboro YMCA that enables young people to engage in research and debate about countries around the world. Throughout the year kids are put into groups of 2-3 students. They choose a country, learn about the issues facing that country and prepare a debate, facts, and authentic clothing and food. They prepare all this info for a 2 1/2 day conference in Black Mountain, NC in April. The conference brings about 100 kids together to learn how to debate the issues that they are fighting for on behalf of their country. For more information, please contact Jess Hanlin at 919.442.9622, ext. 118.
Season: November – April
980 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Mon – Fri: 5:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.