Youth Programs

We are For Youth Development: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

We believe all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Through the Y, Gaston area youth are cultivating the values, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.
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Programs

Kids Night Out

Available at: Stowe

Join us for a fun night out!

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Summer Camp

Available at: Featured

The BEST SUMMER EVER is at the YMCA!

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Cherryville Family YMCA – Whajado

Available at: Cherryville

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Pharr Family YMCA – Specialty Camp

Available at: Pharr

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Stowe Family YMCA – Camp Ohana

Available at: Stowe

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Warlick Family YMCA Day Camps

Available at: Warlick

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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Spring Break Swim Camp

Available at: Stowe

Spring Break Swim Camp: April 2 – 6

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Parents Morning Out

Available at: Warlick

NEW! Parents’ Morning Out at the Warlick Family YMCA allows children the opportunity to “play the morning away”. Children, 6 weeks through 12 years, will engage in crafts, games, and activities while parents enjoy a morning out.   When: Fridays beginning on February 15, 2019 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Cost: $20/Member $30/Program Participant What…

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Celebrate With Us: Party at the Y

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

There’s nothing more fun than parties at the Y! Birthday, graduation, or any kind of celebration, the Gaston County Family YMCA is available for weekend parties. Your child’s special day will be an extraordinary one here at the Y. We offer a variety of birthday parties to meet the desires of children of all ages…

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Middle School Madness

Available at: Warlick

Middle School Madness at the Warlick YMCA is an opportunity for your middle schooler to make hang out with and make new friends, have tons of fun, and be themselves in a safe environment supervised by our awesome, energetic, and caring staff! Spring semester dates: Fourth Saturday of the Month Here are a few important…

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