YES’s office at 412 Massachusetts Avenue is currently closed. Programming will be cancelled, rescheduled, or moved to virtual venues. Read YES’s full statement about the coronavirus at yeskids.org/coronavirus. [Updated 5/19/20 at 1:30 pm]
Our goal is to provide Boston’s youth with year-round outdoor enrichment and leadership programs. YES’s mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.
In order to deepen the impact of these programs, YES has established three tiers of programming. As YES youth move through each tier, they gain new experiences, gain confidence and build leadership skills. When YES youth complete Tier 3 programming, they are better equipped for success in school, work, and life.
Watch the video below to learn about how YES introduces youth to new outdoor and enrichment experiences, helps them to gain confidence, and creates pathways to leadership:
TIER 1- EXPERIENCE: Introductory Experiences & Activities- youth gain new experiences they would not have the opportunity to otherwise