Wikes-Barre YMCA Facillity
YMCA Wilkes-Barre - Power Scholars Academy
Power Scholars Academy™ is an exciting, fun summer program that will
keep your child learning and growing all summer.
Power Scholars Academy™ is a 6-week summer learning program designed to help advance.
For additional information contact:
Jennifer Brennan, PSA YMCA Coordinator
Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
40 West Northampton Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-970-5041
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; and a healthy breakfast and lunch.
Children who successfully participate can expect a 1 to 3 month gain in math and reading
over the summer.
What Grades: Current PreK-4, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders
When: Monday through Thursday from June 29th through August 6th
Hours: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Regular attendance throughout the program is expected
and required.
Cost: FREE! The cost of $1,200.00 for each student is funded entirely by
grants and contributions from your local community.
Location: Bear Creek Community Charter School
30 Charter School Way
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Transportation: Transportation via will be provided at several bus stops through out
the community. There may be a fee per child for bus service. Pick up
and drop off by parent is highly encouraged.
Staff: Trained, certified teachers and professionals teach in the
program.
The YMCA Power Scholars Academy™ stops summer learning loss and gets students ready
for back to school success; giving them new tools to become confident students and opportunities to explore new places and possibilities.
Open to current students in PreK– 4, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd,4th and 5th grades in the Wilkes-Barre Area
School District, Hanover Area School District and Bear Creek Community Charter School.
*Other applications outside these districts may be considered pending availability.*
40 West Northhampton Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Hours: Monday through Thursday from June 29th through August 6th
Hours: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 970-5041 Intake
Email Address: jennifer.brennan@wbymca.org
Intake Procedure: How to apply: Applications are available on the YMCA website:
www.wbymca.org/power-scholars
? Space is limited to 156 scholars. Priority will be given to students with the
greatest academic need
Applications are available on the YMCA website:
www.wbymca.org/power-scholars
Fee Amounts: FREE
Services:
  • Camperships
  • Special Interest Camps
* The community resource directory information is up to date to the best of our knowledge. However, you should always call the provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. Pennsylvania 211 does not rate, recommend or endorse any agency. We simply provide information as a public service.
Wikes-Barre YMCA Facillity
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