Programs

Note: Additional services may be offered in response to community need. Please visit the office or review/download our prgram list YSI Programs 2017-18.

Please contact us for current fee schedules; some programs are free.

GENERAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
College Admissions Workshops
Grades 8-12
YSI staff members facilitate workshops to help students and families navigate the college application and career selection processes. These free workshops include presentations on college admissions requirements, financial aid and scholarship opportunities and career planning strategies.  Parents are encouraged to attend. Registration is required. Refreshments are served.
Next workshop: October  21, 2017 from 9:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.DSCN2306-Morrison-and-Bullock
Edward W. Bullock Career Speaker Series
Grade 8-12: Middle and high school students and their parents attend a speaker series designed to expose students to various careers in an interactive setting. Students also receive career planning strategies.  Refreshments are served.
Next speaker series: October 5, 2017 at 6:00p.m.
College Tours
Grades 6-12: YSI staff members and members of the community chaperone middle and high school students on college and university visits.  Students enjoy campus tours, presentations from admissions office personnel and conversing with current college students. Tour costs /dates vary based on college or university schedules.
Next tour(s): October 9, 2017 (middle/high school) and November 9,10, & 11 (high school)
Publication3 One day tour 9 OCT 2017
Pre-STEM  Seminar (Science Technology Engineering & Math)
Grades 5-8: The Pre-STEM Seminar exposes local middle school students to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  College students and career professionals facilitate math and science learning activities. Students will also enjoy conducting experiments and other hands-on activities.  The program meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays from October to December from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Next Seminars: graduate students at Princeton University Open Lab.

 

Pre-School
Ages 3-5: Music-for-the-Very-Young-PgmThis ten-month program provides district pre-school children an opportunity to prepare for a successful kindergarten experience. Certified instructors use Creative Curriculum to teach children in a safe and nurturing environment. Students benefit from small class sizes and exciting activities. There is no cost to Trenton families.
First day of school: September 6, 2017

 

Reading Adventures with the Deltas
Grades 1-5: The sorors of the Trenton Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. help encourage local youth to appreciate the power of reading. The sorors facilitate a variety of interesting reading activities to engage the participants. The program is held the first Saturday of every month (Oct-June) from 10:00a.m. -12:00p.m.
Next Adventure:  1st Saturday of October  2017 (10/7/17)

 

S.A.T./ACT Preparation Course
Grades 9-12: Skilled instructors provide content instruction and test taking strategies for the SAT I. This six-week course meets after school from 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m. and some Saturdays from 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m. It is offered in the fall, winter and spring for the November, March and June administrations, respectively.
Next course:
Publication1 SAT for Nov 2017

 

Summer Enrichment Program
Grades K-12: The YSI Summer Enrichment Program provides academic instruction in various subjects, such as language arts, mathematics and science.  Recreational and cultural activities are provided each day as well as weekly field trips depending on the grade level and program offering.
Program start date: Please send inquiries to info@youngscholarsoftrenton.org
Tutoring Program
Grades K-12: Volunteer tutors from local colleges and the local professional community provide instructional sessions each week. All tutoring matches are made by appointment scheduled during the academic calendar year. Tutoring takes place from September to December; then February to May on Tuesdays and Thursday from 5:00p.m. to  6:30p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Fall semester begins September 23, 2017
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Fall 2017 Program List
YSI Programs 2017-18

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