Through youth development programs such as Before & Afterschool and Early Learning Readiness, the Y seeks to provide youth across the country with support, encouragement, and resources to improve their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills.

Developing Youth Through STEM

The Gateway Family YMCA is committed to assist all children reach their full potential by supporting them through year-round STEM activities that nurture curiosity, inspire creativity and teach youth how to succeed.

Youth who participate in STEM activities:

  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Understand the role of failure and success
  • Experience Teamwork
  • Develop self-confidence
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