Gender Equity.

Racial Equity.



By empowering youth, we’re creating the leaders of tomorrow.

Our Community Youth Programming is focused on giving youth the tools they need to chase their dreams, to innovate and push boundaries, to learn that anything is possible. Our programs are designed around age-appropriate activities and conversations, and programs are open to all children, regardless of gender identity. Our youth programs focus on supporting and mentoring youth to help them navigate social situations, school, home-life and their community. We hope to build bonds that last a lifetime.

Join Us for YWCA Carlisle’s 2024 Summer Camp!

Get ready for an unforgettable journey at our Summer Camp, where laughter, learning, and lifelong memories await! From June 10th to August 5th, embark on an epic adventure filled with exciting activities, new friendships, and endless fun.

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Welcome to After the Bell!

After the Bell is an after school program for students to get help with homework, school assignments, and to socialize with other students! Each week offers a new and exciting activity to help foster an environment for growth, exploration, empowerment, and creativity.

The program is open to 2nd-8th graders, and helps to instill a sense of responsibility and educational growth! Activities vary week by week and help your child explore interests and creative outlets!

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Empower & Equip

Previously called Girl Power!, Empower & Equip is an award-winning, free empowerment program for middle and high-school students.


Empower & Equip is an empowerment program for all students in middle school and high school. All Empower & Equip programs are facilitated by the Community Impact Team of YWCCC.


  • All students in 6th, 7th & 8th grade at Lamberton & Wilson Middle Schools. Empower & Equip gives students the tools they need to achieve academic and personal success, understand themselves and the world around them, develop future-oriented goals and recognize the influence of gender and racial stereotypes within society.
  • Students are invited to participate during their lunch period by the Guidance team at the middle schools.

Where & When?

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STEAM Queens

For female-identifying students in middle school. See how learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math is out of this world!


STEAM Queens introduces female-identifying students to the world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) and guides students in building confidence in STEAM and to explore a career to a male-dominated field.  Students will engage in career building by connecting with women working in the STEAM field.


Female-identifying students in Carlisle Area middle schools will connect with women from different careers within the STEAM field!

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