On Saturday, February 24, 2024, YMWIC will host the YMWIC 13th Annual Science Expo and Scholar Presentations on the campus of West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Beginning in September, YMWIC Scholars will select a challenging grade-appropriate Science Project and utilize the Scientific Method to execute their Projects. They are required to meet specific deadlines for their project Research Plan, Lab Report, Project Board, and PowerPoint presentation. The culmination of their Projects will be the Presentation and defending their Project at the YMWIC Annual Science Expo before YMWIC Partner judges and an audience of their peers, family, and community members.
The YMWIC 14th Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet will take place at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel on Thursday, May 23, 2024. At this eagerly anticipated event, we are joined by our Supporters and Partners, families, friends, and the community as we honor our Scholars for their accomplishments, acknowledge our graduating Scholars and present them with their scholarships. In addition, we will recognize Industry Executives and Community Champions and present them with awards.
The YMWIC STEAM & Language Arts Camp is an exciting, educational, and fun-filled six-week experience for rising 1st through 8th grade junior Scholars who will have great experiences exploring new concepts in math, chemistry, biology, computer science, robotics, language arts, reading, art, and much more!! There will be weekly field trips. Previous educational trips have included The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Zoo, Camden’s Adventure Aquarium, and The Academy of Natural Sciences — all included with registration!
Camp will take place June 17 through July 26, 2024, Monday through Friday; locations will be within the YMWIC partner School Districts.
Young Men and Women In Charge Foundation, Inc. will host our 2024 YMWIC Upward Bound Summer Program for 8th through 11th grade students who meet Upward Bound requirements and attend schools that are part of the Upper Darby and Coatesville School Districts. This six-week experience will enrich, expose and prepare Scholars for college while providing insight into future employment opportunities. They will experience projects in the arts, entrepreneurship, mentoring, leadership, golf and much more.
The Program will take place from June 17 – July 25, 2024. Scholars will participate in college campus tours of six Philadelphia-area colleges and visit Fortune 100 corporations. The Program ends with our very popular and well-attended complimentary buffet dinner recognizing the successful conclusion of the Upward Bound Summer Program with Scholars and parents at the Penn Oaks Golf Club.
Be sure to calendar the date to join us on September 9, 2024, at the fabulous Penn Oaks Golf Club in a Scramble Golf Tournament and Fundraiser to support our Scholarship Program for the Young Men and Women In Charge (YMWIC) Foundation, Inc. You will meet our Scholars, network, and have fun as you help us raise Scholarship funds.
Golfers will receive gifts and enjoy an open buffet lunch and an open buffet dinner. There will be prizes for our guests and winners. For non-golfers, please join us for the evening banquet and networking dinner event, which will include a delicious buffet dinner and much more.
YMWIC hosted our 18th Annual College and Career Expo at B. Reed Henderson High School on November 11, 2023. College and Corporate representatives provided Scholars and Parents with valuable information on topics including College Readiness and Admissions Qualifications, the College Application Process, FAFSA Form Process, Financial Literacy, STEM Careers, Personal Branding, Interviewing Skills, and much, much more!
A panel of YMWIC Alumni addressed Scholars and their families and answered questions about their lives after graduating from high school and YMWIC. The afternoon Expo featured over 30 of YMWIC College/University and Corporate Partners on display and eager to speak one-on-one with Scholars about opportunities for their future.
The YMWIC 2023 Elementary School STEAM & Language Arts Camps was an exciting, educational, and fun-filled six-week experience for rising 1st through 8th grade junior Scholars, who enjoyed great experiences exploring new concepts in math, chemistry, biology, computer science, robotics, language arts, reading, art, and much more!!
Young Men and Women In Charge Foundation, Inc. hosted our 2023 YMWIC Upward Bound Summer Program for 8th through 11th grade students who meet Upward Bound requirements and attend schools that are part of the Upper Darby and Coatesville School Districts. This six-week experience enriched and exposed, and prepared Scholars for college; while providing insight into future employment opportunities. They experienced projects in the arts, entrepreneurship, mentoring, leadership, golf and much more.
YMWIC Partners and Supporters joined YMWIC on August 21, 2023, at the fabulous Penn Oaks Golf Club, in a Scramble Golf Tournament and Fundraiser to support our Scholarship Program. They met some of our Scholars, networked, and had lots of fun, while helping us to raise scholarship funds. Congratulations to all of the winners!