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Teen Overnights

Have fun at the Teen Center playing games, listening to music and participating in the them of the night. Go swimming, climbing, play sports in the gym and finish with a movie and snacks. Bring your overnight sleeping necessities. Dinner is provided along with a continental breakfast.

Family Activity Center

Join your family and friends and hang out! Our Family Activity Center is loaded with everything teens love to do, including computers, foosball, air hockey, ping pong and more! A staff member is on hand to ensure fun is had by all, to help with homework or to challenge you to a game.

SuccesS in School Tutoring Center

This tutoring opportunity is with a certified teacher. Get help with your homework in a positive, supportive environment. Please email homework@whatcomymca.org to make a tutoring appointment.

Middle School Adventure Days

Purple Fridays: Bellingham School District only

Students will be based out of our downtown Family Activity Center and will have opportunities for a fun themed day, camaraderie, service & adventures.

Teen Parties

Join us for pizza, fun and games at the YMCA. Go for a swim, climb on the tallest indoor wall in the Northwest or play pool, air hockey, foosball or floor hockey in the Family Activity Center. A new theme will make each night exciting and new. Bring a friend and make new ones!

Before the Bell

This program is designed to give students a safe, exciting, and inviting place to hang out before  school. Students can choose different activities involving, rock climbing, racquetball, gym sports, games, art projects, and more.  Transportation will be provided from the Whatcom YMCA to the four middle schools in the district.  

Bold & Gold Trips

Boys & Girls Outdoor Leadership Program

Build your confidence, improve climbing technique. Develop your leadership skills and have fun camping beneath the stars.