Power Scholars Academy



The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, BELL (Building Educated Leaders or Life) and the Wilkes-Barre Area and Hanover Area school districts would like to invite your student to participate in the YMCA POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™, (PSA) this summer.  Power Scholars is a 6 week, summer learning program designed to help advance students’ academic achievement through a full-day of challenging math and reading instruction; fun arts, science, technology, and engineering enrichment activities; community and career exploration; field trips; and a healthy breakfast, snack and lunch. 

Wilkes-Barre Area

  • Grades: Current K - 4th graders
  • Dates: 6/19 - 8/1 (No program on 7/3 and 7/4)
  • Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm
  • WB Area Dan Flood Elementary, 565 N. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
  • Download Wilkes-Barre Application

Hanover Area

  • Grades: Current 4th, 5th and 6th graders
  • Dates: 6/21 - 8/4 (No program on 6/23, 7/3 and 7/4)
  • Time: 8:00am - 2:30pm
  • H Area Jr. Sr. High School, 1600 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Twp., PA 18706
  • Download Hanover Application

Cost: FREE The cost of $1,066 for each student is being fully funded by grants and contributions from our local community.

Before/After Care: Before and after care can be arranged for working parents at an additional cost

Staff: Trained certified teachers and professionals will be teaching the program.

Contact: Jennifer Brennan, Director of Education and Child Care Services, 570-970-5041