A CLOSER LOOK
The teenage years can be a time of discovery, challenges and growth for the entire family. In the case of Dustin, an extra level of support was needed to help him stay on the right path. Raised by his grandmother, there were limited funds to assist her in finding resources to provide Dustin postive enrichment opportunuties outside of the home. Fortunately for Dustin and his grandmother, the Indian Boundary YMCA, specifically its Teen Camp, was there to help.
Through the Y’s financial assistance program Dustin was able to attend the Indian Boundary Teen Camp for the past two summers. The YMCA’s Teen Camps offer teens the opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and build self-confidence in a supportive and nurturing environment. For Dustin it also provided a concentrated time to work on his social skills, including self-control, self-esteem and persistence. Through the Teen Camp program, he was able to develop a stronger sense of belonging and confidence that he has been able to use in his life away from the Y.
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To learn more, call the Indian Boundary YMCA at 630.929.2408 or make your gift today.
As a nonprofit organization committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Indian Boundary YMCA has been proud to help our neighbors learn, grow and thrive
for 60 years.
Between the whistles of a sports league, the splash of a swim lesson and the smile that says “you’re welcome,” the Indian Boundary YMCA strengthens bodies, minds and communities. Where some see obstacles, we see opportunities for our members, volunteers, program participants and staff to make a difference.
Since 1954, the Indian Boundary YMCA has served the thriving communities of Downers Grove, Westmont, Woodridge, Darien, Lisle and others. Today, for more than 8,000 members and 1,600 volunteers, the Indian Boundary YMCA is a destination where local children and families have the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve, and where people of all ages, interests and abilities can build and maintain healthy habits.
At the Y, we strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility because we believe in nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving our community’s health and well-being and giving back and providing support for our neighbors. From fitness to wellness to community service, everything we do at the Y is an exercise in possibility.
There is no other nonprofit quite like the Y. That's because, in neighborhoods across Chicagoland, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver, positive change.
The Y is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families and communities. Every day our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.