Power Scholars Academy is still accepting applications for summer 2018. Download an application below and send or bring the completed 4 page form to the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA no later than Sunday, June 10, 2018. Apply today!
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-Current K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders.
Hanover Area-Current 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.
Hanover Area: June 18 to July 27
Wilkes-Barre Area: June 25 to August 3rd
No program on July 4th.
Wilkes-Barre Area - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Hanover Area - 8:00 am to 2:30 pm
Regular attendance throughout the program is expected and required.
Cost: FREE! The cost of $1,066.00 for each student is being funded entirely by grants and contributions from your local community.
Wilkes-Barre Area: KISTLER 301 Old River Rd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Hanover Area: Jr. Sr. High School, 1600 San Souci Parkway, Hanover Twp., PA, 18706
Staff: Trained certified teachers and professionals will be teaching the program with a 2:24 staff to scholar ratio for all program activities.
Please click here to see open positions
Funders: YMCA USA, Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, United Way of Wyoming Valley, and the Wilkes-Barre & Hanover Area School Districts and other donors.
Contact: Jennifer Brennan, Director of Education and Child Care Services, 570-970-5041