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Developing Young People Through STEAM
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math

The Y is helping all children reach their full potential by supporting their unique youth development journeys. At more than 1,000 YMCA sites nationwide, kids are engaged in year-round STEAM activities that nurture their curiosity, inspire creativity and teach them how to succeed.

Kids who participate in STEAM activities:

  • Learn how to solve problems
  • Develop critical-thinking skills
  • Become comfortable with failure and trying again
  • Learn to work successfully in teams
  • Develop self-confidence
  • Are able to see themselves in STEAM careers