We’ve provided the answers to some of the most common questions about the Changemakers Institute. If you have a question that you think we should include in this FAQ, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All high school students grades 9-12, or the Classes of 2021-2025 (this includes rising freshmen and graduating seniors) can register for the Institute.
The Institute runs from June 14th to August 6th – 6 weeks of programming, a one-week break for the July 4th holiday, and a final week of panel presentations and our certification celebration.
No YMCA membership or program experience necessary!
Yes, the Institute fee is $100. Need-based scholarships are available to interested participants – please email email@example.com for more information
Yes – the Institute will be primarily virtual. While participating by phone may be possible, most of our virtual settings will require interaction via screen. If you are in need of either a computer or internet access at home, we may be able to connect you to resources in your community through your local Y.
See our Calendar & Curriculum page for a full breakdown of programming for each week!