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First Ever – YMWIC 1st – 8th Grade VIRTUAL STEAM and Language Arts Summer Camp

YMWIC has partnered with Edmentum and strategically created a full virtual online learning camp. Students will have access to multiple programs, aligned to Pennsylvania state standards that will expose students to Math, ELA, NGSS/PA Science content. Students will learn by inquiry-based projects and online content that is research based and engaging. Students will have access to an online digital library which provides over 2000, online books organized by genre and Lexile level. an educational tool that uses a measure to match readers with books, Students will have unlimited access during the camp timeframe to the following online solutions:
  1. Study Island
  2. Reading Eggs
  3. Calvert Learning
  4. Exact Path
Teachers will guide students and provide small group instruction to ensure student engagement.
Registration is now open for each site. Space is limited to only 60 Junior Campers per site.
To register for the 2020 Summer Elementary School STEAM and Language Arts Camp, select this Registration Link.
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YMWIC Virtual Summer Upward Bound Program 2020

YMWIC has partnered with Edmentum, our corporate and university partners to create an enriching experience for our high school Scholars.  The program includes Forensic Science, Software Coding, Developing a Good Resume, Mock Interviewing, The Arts and Technology, Formal Presentations, SAT/PSAT Preparation and English and Language Arts preparation for the upcoming program year and much more.
Teachers will guide students and provide small group instruction to ensure student engagement.
Registration is now open for each site. Space is limited to only 60 Junior Campers.
To register for the 2020 YMWIC Virtual Summer Upward Bound Program, select this Registration Link. 
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Virtual 10th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet

On Thursday, May 28, 2020, YMWIC hosted and stream-lived the 10th Annual Scholarship and Awards event. All of our graduating seniors received a scholarship to attend the college of their choice. Ted Childs delivered the inspirational keynote speech. Mr. Childs is a highly acclaimed and respected thought leader, strategist and a catalyst for change who is recognized globally for his Workforce Diversity accomplishments, as well as his influential alliances. Mrs. Barbara Gee-Pratt, Executive Coach and YMWIC Supporter, returned as the event’s emcee.
View the video here.
Please mark your calendars for our Annual Scholarship and Awards Event planned for May 27, 2021 at the Valley Forge Sheraton Hotel in King of Prussia, PA.

9th Annual Science and Career Expo

On March 21, 2020
On March 21, 2020, YMWIC hosted its 9th Annual Science Expo. The event, sponsored by CHOP, was not our typical YMWIC Scholar Showcase.
The program began in September 2019 where the Scholars selected a project, used the scientific method to execute and present their projects in March 2020. Scholars were required to meet specific deadlines for their Research Plan, Lab Report, Project Board and PowerPoint Presentation. About 60 volunteers from many partner corporations dialed in to judge the Scholar’s oral presentations and boards via WebEx.
Congratulations to the following winners: The Future Stars group winner was Delight Adeyemi, Neptune Scholar winner was Janis A. Bady, High School winning team was Cecilia Castaneda-Jimenez and Natalia Jimenez and the senior group winner was Matthew Wilford.
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Annual College and Career Day

On October 12, 2019
On October 12, 2019, YMWIC hosted our Annual Career and College Expo at B. Reed Henderson High School. This year’s focus was to provide the community with valuable career, college and academic readiness information.
Therefore, we invited 14 professionals in Finance, FAFSA, Public Speaking, Personal Branding, The Application Process and many others. The professionals provided our families and the community with worthwhile literature and opportunities to receive relevant information. Meanwhile, we invited a small group of local colleges to inform the community about the programs offered.
Our keynote speaker for the event was author and educator, Mr. Vic Brown. Barbara Gee, YMWIC Advisory Board Member, was the facilitator for the activity before an audience of over 150. Mr. Brown is the author of the book “Welcome to College, Your Career Starts Now!” Over 30 Scholars present received an autographed book by Mr. Vic Brown.
Look for the details our next College and Career Day planned for Saturday, Oct 10, 2020.
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