ENERGY (Educating, Nutrition, Exercise, Rest, and Goodness to Youth)

ENERGY Healthy Summer Camps is a healthy lifestyle program for children ages 6-12 that provides a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in developmentally appropriate activities and learning experiences. ENERGY campers have fun while learning about the Healthy Galaxy, building self-esteem and developing social skills through new activities.

The ENERGY program complements the summer day camps curriculum at urban branches of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles. The participating locations include: Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA, Anderson Munger Family YMCA, Mid-Valley Family YMCA, Weingart Wellness & Aquatic Center and Hollywood YMCA.

Program Benefits

ENERGY promotes the adoption of healthy lifestyles by increasing the positive attitude, knowledge, skills and self-efficacy around the topics of: sports and physical activity, healthy eating, sleep, and emotional wellbeing.

Our Impact

600

children

have participated in ENERGY

62,4 %

of children

in ENERGY improved in healthy eating

54 %

of children

improved in sleep quality and duration

38.3 %

of children

improved in physical activity

50 %

of children

improved their sleep quality and duration

51 %

of children

improved in emotional well-being