Wyckoff YMCA Teen Leaders

Leaders Director: Amanda Bartoloma

[email protected]

Jr. Leaders Club: Gr. 6 – 8, Thu. 6:30-7:30pm

Teen Leaders Club: Gr. 9 – 12, Thu. 7:30-9pm



YMCA Teen Leaders Program provides opportunities for youth to realize who they are and what they are capable of achieving, while making friends and memories along their journey. Whether Teens come to the Y looking to explore their interests, or for support in navigating challenges, the Y is committed to nurturing youth and roots for their success.

With Adult Advisors, Teens have role models and mentors who can have a positive impact on their lives as they grow in their desire and ability to be a positive force in the community. The YMCA’s Leaders Program fosters a culture of service and helps in creating opportunities for lasting change.

Components Include:

• Hanging out with a Purpose!
• Official Leaders T-shirt
• Social and Recreational Activities
• Mentoring
• Volunteer and Service Projects
• Team Building and Leadership Sessions
• Overnight Rally’s / specially priced Day Trips
• NEW! College Readiness: SAT Prep, Peer Pressure Discussions, What to Expect, and more!
• NEW! Educational Workshops: Social Media Etiquette, Bullying, Time Management, Stress, and Healthy Living

Come Rally with Us!

What’s a Rally?

A weekend long event hosted by a YMCA in either New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Delaware. Meet new friends, participate in team and character building activities, and build lifelong friendships!

Leaders Program: $100

To participate as a Teen at the Y... A Teen Extreme $80 / yr. or a Family Membership is the key to “getting in” to all the amazing events, classes, and activities.

Teen Events / Workshops:


Digitally Distracted

Wed, April 18 at 7pm - RESCHEDULED SNOW DATE

Parents and Teens Gr. 5-8


Presented by Tom Kersting: Licensed Psychotherapist, Family Counselor, Author, Educator
Kids today spend 9 HOURS PER DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK plugged-in to electronic devices. The result is a malleable brain that re-wires itself to adjust to the cyber-world and un-adjust to the real world.
Parents and Children Join Us to Discuss:
• The connection between social media and mental health
• How much screen time is too much
• Strategies to help your child reduce anxiety
• and so much MORE!

Register Now!

Crisis Averted

May 3, 7pm

Parents and Teens Gr. 7 - 12



“Hidden…In Plain Sight” Presentation - An interactive evening highlighting the recreation of a teenager’s bedroom in which various “stash items” are hidden. 


Stephen Hill gives a heartfelt presentation about his personal struggles with substance abuse, while also highlighting the benefits of living a clean and sober life today. 


"S.A.T." Prep

Stress, Anxiety, and Time Management

May 31, 7pm

Parents and Teens Gr. 7-12


A panel of professionals will give insight on being a kid in 2018.  Come prepared with questions for a specially selected panel of student assistance counselors and guidance professionals.

Aaron R.S. Lorenz, Dean, School of Social Science and Human Services at Ramapo College

Jennifer Perry, Supervisor of Guidance at Ramapo High School

Alexis Fuentes, Coordinator of Youth Ministry at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish

RSVP Required.