The YWCA’s programs offer empowerment for women of all ages through enrichment after-school and summer programs for girls, and help for under- and un- employed adults to gain employment through our typing test certificate.
Girls’ Empowerment After-School Program
Free | 9/16/19 – 5/21/20 M – Th |TEMPORARILY ONLINE| 4:00 – 6:00 pm
This unique multidisciplinary After-School program is geared toward laying a foundation for participants to become confident and successful women. It is comprised of two concentrations, Express Yourself! and TechGyrls, both of which incorporate the value of the girls’ ideas and experiences through projects, activities and discussion. In our Express Yourself concentration on Mondays and Wednesdays, participants learn to illustrate their experiences and feelings through diverse mediums of art including painting, textiles, screenprinting, and more. In Techgyrls, girls are able to explore the STEM disciplines through robotics, coding, simple engineering, circuitry, chemistry,and biology projects.
Google Coding Parties
YWCA Glendale and YWCA Pa
FREE | Multiple Sessions Starting June 15 | M – F | Ages 10-14
This exciting summer program emphasizes girls’ empowerment through workshops and team-building exercises, along with technology and art projects. The camp teaches life skills such as healthy relationships, nutrition, self-defense, and physical fitness. It also incorporates the value of culture through workshops and field trips to the Huntington Library & Gardens, Olvera Street, and Griffith Observatory. Additionally, girls prepare for the future through the camps’ diverse female guest speakers, tours of college campuses, as well as learning entrepreneurship and civic engagement.
$10 | By Appointment Only
YWCA Pasadena offers a typing test to certify proficiency in typing. The test and certificate adhere to the City of Pasadena’s requirements for typing certification. To make an appointment call 626-296-8433. Typing tests are administered by appointment only.