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  • Y-Scholars
  • 2111 Martin Luther King Jr Way
  • Berkeley, CA 94704
  • Elaine Chan
  • Senior Advisor
  • (650) 575-8978

Program Description

At the YMCA Teen Center, our collective purpose is to foster leadership and confidence in people so they will overcome life's challenges.

We aspire to building a learning community that practices a growth mindset so we all achieve higher ambitions.

We work hard every day to support and guide first-generation college-bound high school students so they will attend and graduate from college.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%