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YMCA Learning Labs are online sessions for homework help. Each YMCA Learning Lab session is 50 minutes long and will focus on existing school assignments, such as math, social studies or ELA. The learning sessions are staffed by YMCA professional youth directors who have hands-on experience with academic assistance through YMCA After and Before School programs, Track Out Camp or Y Learning. 

Let our professional YMCA educational staff help your student with homework assignments.


The program cost is $15 per session. We anticipate adding fall sessions to the schedule soon.

Technical Requirements

YMCA Learning Lab sessions are hosted using Microsoft Teams, a video conference software tool that allows users to share screens, talk over video and collaborate. 

  • A computer, laptop or mobile device with a microphone and speaker.
  • Strong internet connection for clear audio and video
  • You will need to be able to access the Teams invite (email that comes to your email address) on the device your child will be using for the YMCA Learning Lab session
  • Your child needs to be able to log in and access the online tools they use for homework and school from the device you are using for the session. (Google Classroom, Seesaw, Class Dojo ..etc.)

Specific Requirements Laptops/Desktops

  • You can access Microsoft Teams via an internet browser. You will not need to download anything.
  • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge will work the best

Specific Requirements for Mobile Devices

  • Your mobile device needs to be on the current or previous operating system.
  • You will need to download and install the Microsoft Teams app. You can do this ahead of your session.

Session Recommendations

  • A quiet place as free from distractions as possible.
  • The child will be asked to share their screen so the YMCA staff member can better assist them.
  • You will need to be available for the first and last five minutes of the session to ensure your child is set up and to touch base at the session close.