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At the Y, youth can strengthen their minds and make new friends through programs that enrich, educate, and encourage them to explore their passions and be themselves.

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Babysitting Training Course

$55 $85 12-15

Downtown Boise Y: Jul 25 | Feb 22 | Oct 3
West Boise Y: Aug 15 | Sep 19 | Dec 12

This one-day course includes ASHI-Approved Certification card and can help young adults interview for suitable babysitting positions. Participants will learn how to choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, prevent injuries and be prepared if an emergency happens, handle bedtime issues, and more!

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Sensory Storytime

Free $6.75 Youth
THRIVE Center: Thu, 9:30–10:15am

Where the stories come to life! Come read a story, sing songs, and make friends in the THRIVE Center. We start each class with a welcoming song followed by an interactive book read by one of our amazing volunteers.

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THRIVE Adaptive Dance

$99 $131 6–13 November 5, 2020 - December 19, 2020
South Meridian YMCA: Thu, 5:30–6:30pm & Sat, 10–11am

Participants will learn body awareness, balance, dance moves, meet new friends and have an extremely fun time!

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THRIVE Arts and Crafts

$10 $15 All ages
THRIVE Center: 3rd Thursday every month, 6:30–7:45pm

Join us once a month for in the THRIVE Center for an arts and crafts activity! Every month will feature a different theme and activity.

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THRIVE Kids’ Night Out

$15 $30 5–12
Sat, Oct 24: 12–3:30pm

Join us for Kids’ Night Out where kids will get a chance to enjoy an afternoon of games and hanging out with friends. It’s a great way for kids to be active and meet new people. And parents get a chance to go out, too! Kids will be supervised by caring and responsible Y staff while they have a blast!

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THRIVE Move and Groove Beginner Group Exercise

FREE $6.75–$13.25 13+ October 19, 2020
THRIVE Center: Mondays, 11–11:45am

This is an adaptive group exercise class inspired by Cardio Dance. It has a combination of choreographed dance moves and free styles songs. This is a beginner class to get your body moving while having fun. Every other Monday. For more information, please contact: Andrea Parker, THRIVE Director – 208 331 9622 ext 527

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