Art, Enrichment & Teen Leadership

  • Our arts & enrichment programs build up the skills and confidence of participants, and stimulates your mind with your passions and interests. We have programs for all ages and experience levels.

  • ART, MUSIC, ENRICHMENT & TEEN LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

    Discover our art, music, enrichment and teen leadership program options below or check out these links to see what’s available.

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EXPLORE, IMAGINE AND CREATE

Minds need a great workout too!

Tap into your creative side and discover new possibilities! Our Arts & Enrichment programs have opportunities for members and non-members to explore their passion, create something new, and just have fun!

Express your creative talents in a healthy and supportive environment. These classes can help kids with their critical thinking and problem solving skills, while building confidence and increasing their self awareness. Adults can find their creative outlet, connect with others and simply enjoy themselves!

The YMCA is known for its leadership development of youth and teens. Through our Leaders Club and Y-Achievers Program, teens will have the opportunity to learn about themselves, gain confidence, and have a plan after they leave high school!

  • Youth Art Programs

    Get your youth in touch with their creative side and focus on art that they enjoy. From drawing and painting to LEGO or cupcakes, your youth can experiment with different art mediums and let their creativity soar.

    Register Here!

  • Youth Music and Theater Programs

    Ever want to perform on stage or play a musical instrument? From musical and instrument lessons, to theater techniques and opportunities to perform and sing, these programs are for the performer in everyone.

    Register Here!

  • Y Players - Our Youth Performance Theater Group

    Y Players is our youth Performance Theater Group for kids ages 8-16. Every year the YMCA holds auditions in February, then practice and learn the musical/play throughout the spring, which culminates in a performance in early summer at our YMCA Camp Sargent amphitheater.

    Auditions will be held on February 15th at the Merrimack YMCA from 9am to 1pm. Please sign up at the Welcome Center for a time slot based on your age or reach out to Tiffany Joslin at tjoslin@nmymca.org or 603.882.2011 with any questions.

  • Y-Achievers Program

    Y-Achievers is a post high school preparedness program. In this program, teens will get the opportunity to explore their interests and potential career options in order to make a plan after high school. Teens will also get support for current school challenges and strategies to deal with the middle and high school years.

    Y-Achievers meet every Monday Night at the Westwood Park YMCA.

    Click here to fill out the application for the program!

    Please direct any questions to Patty Harding, pharding@nmymca.org

    This program run during the Academic Year. 

  • Leaders Club

    Leaders Club (Grades 6-12) is a YMCA of the USA national program that provides club members with many opportunities for leadership training, personal growth, service to others and social development. By connecting with adult advisors, teens have role models and mentors who can have a positive impact on their lives. Participants meet on a weekly basis in a structured and safe environment.

    Activities include: service-learning projects, volunteer and fundraising events, academic support, field trips and weekend regional rallies throughout the school year.

    The Leaders program meets every Wednesday from 6:30pm-8pm at the Westwood Park YMCA. The program has a rolling admission.

    Please contact Larry Harding, lharding@nmymca.org or 603.882.2011, for more information.

Arts & Enrichment Program Schedules

  • Westwood Park

  • Teen Leadership

Program Date: 02/24/2016 to 08/31/2020

Leaders Club

The Leaders Club is the YMCA?s national leadership development program for teens ages 11-18. Club members work together in order to learn about various aspects of leadership, volunteer service, and community building. Throughout our year, teens will experience a variety of different events and activities to help them become better people. We work with many… Read more »

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  • Nashua Branch

  • Teen Leadership

Program Date: 09/01/2016 to 05/31/2018

Y-Achievers Program

The Y-Achievers program has been helping teens in YMCAs around the country for nearly 50 years. National, the program strives to help all teens set and pursue higher education and career goals. Y-Achievers programs help teens raise their academic standards and interact with diverse professionals who serve as role models to inspire success. At the… Read more »

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  • Nashua Branch

  • Leaders Regional Programs and Club Fees

Program Date: 10/25/2019 to 10/27/2019

Autumn Rally 2019

This is for leaders to register for Autumn Rally 2019. Payment is due at registration.

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  • Nashua Branch

  • Leaders Regional Programs and Club Fees

Program Date: 11/01/2019 to 11/03/2019

Fall Rally 2019

This is for leaders to register for Fall Rally 2019. Payment is due at registration.

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  • Nashua Branch

  • Leaders Regional Programs and Club Fees

Program Date: 01/20/2020 to 01/20/2020

Leaders Prom

Hosted by the Hockomock YMCA.

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  • Nashua Branch

  • Leaders Regional Programs and Club Fees

Program Date: 02/21/2020 to 02/23/2020

Winter Rally 2020

This is for leaders to register for Winter Rally 2019. Payment is due at registration.

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  • Nashua Branch

  • Leaders Regional Programs and Club Fees

Program Date: 02/25/2020 to 02/29/2020

2020 New Orleans Service Trip

This is the dues for the New Orleans Trip at the end of April. All Payments are due by April 15th. A $50 deposit is required.

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