This Summer the YMCA has an abundance of fun summer programs for kids of all ages. This is a great way to get your kids out of the house, playing in the summer sun and meeting some new friends. The Y is offering sports classes, swim lessons and camp.


If you know of an outstanding young volunteer between the ages of six and 18, nominate them for the 2013 Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program! Those nominating a youth volunteer must be 21 years or older.

Beginning on Friday, February 1, Kohl's Department Stores will be accepting applications for this scholarship program. Applications will be accepted until March 15 at

This scholarship program will award more than 2,300 young volunteers across the country with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes. 

Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl's stores will win a $50 Kohl's gift card. More than 200 of the store winners will then win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward their post-secondary education. Ten national winners will be awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships for their post-secondary education, and Kohl's will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit on each national winner's behalf.

Global Youth Service Day

From date: 
Fri, 04/15/2011 - 7:00am

Global Youth Service Day is an annual celebration of youth in service. GYSD is the largest service event in the world engaging youth in over 100 countries and remains the only day of service dedicated to children and youth. By participating in this project, you will be joining millions of youth everywhere for the world’s largest annual day of youth service!

The Boys and Girls Club Summer Camp allows campers to have fun, while ensuring they continue to learn in the crucial non-school months of June, July & August.  Weekly themes have been chosen to focus on fun and education.  Call the Woburn Boys and Girls Club @ 781.935.3777 to learn more.  You can also find registration materials here

Have you ever felt strong about a community issue, and money was your only obstacle?  Are you a youth in Woburn with a passion to make a difference?  Check out the Woburn Youth Council mini-grant application and apply for a grant today!

This year, once again, the Woburn Youth Council is hosting a minigrant program for interested youth led organizations. Minigrants are given to fund youth initiated projects. Throughout the years we have helped fund over 50 different projects from many different groups.

Boys and Girls Club of WoburnThe Boys and Girls Club of Woburn in conjunction with UMass-Boston will be hosting a Health Carnival this Saturday, November 7th from 1 to 4pm.  We would like to invite all to come down to learn how to improve your healthy habits through interactive displays and activities!  Challenge your knowledge of the food pyramid, better your tooth brushing techniques, and test your physical prowess on the obstacle course!

YMCACalling teens ages 13-18 to join the YMCA in a movie night extravaganza!  Friday November 20 the North Suburban YMCA will be showing Star Trek in its Teen Room from 6:30-9:00pm (for those who question the choice in movie it's the Star Trek released earlier this year)!  The event will kick start Y Leaders Club!

What is Y Leaders club?