To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Funded By: Heart of Missouri United Way – Education Impact Area
- Provide financial assistance to low-income families in Howard and Cooper counties (maybe some in western Boone County). This is a perpetual program. Boonslick Heartland YMCA wants to provide health and wellness activities, social interaction, community support and encouragement.
- SPLASH – 2nd grade students in Cooper and partial Howard County – BH YMCA will teach water safety and swim stroke instruction over a 1 month period in spring each year. Second graders will learn basic swim stroke, water entry, treading, floating, reaching and throwing assists.
- Summer Day – targets 5-12 year old’s during summer months – The program serves Howard, Cooper and western Boone counties. BH YMCA utilizes tutors and remedial activities to encourage summer learning. This program includes physical activities and healthy eating. This is done at a 50% discount from normal day care fees to serve low income families.
- Youth Wellness – provides recreation programs for Cooper and Howard counties focusing on character and skill development.