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STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM occupations have been growing throughout the years and now your children can have the opportunity to immerse in STEM Activities from an early age at the Y!

Please see the complete list of our STEM activities below. STEM is also included the Y’s afterschool and summer camp curriculum.

Chess at Hayes-Taylor Y and Spears Y

The Chess Club allows youth and adults to play and practice their chess skills to improve their strategy and critical thinking, all in a fun and friendly environment.

Hayes-Taylor YMCA Chess Club

Tuesdays | 6pm – 7:30 pm. Open to anyone ages 5 and up! Contact Mac Simms for more information at (336) 272-1101.

Spears YMCA Intermediate Chess Class

Ages: 7+

Dates: Thursdays, January 18-March 14 (no class March 7) | 7-8pm

Cost: $40 YMCA Member | $55 Community Guest

Location: Spears YMCA Red Room

Improve critical thinking, problem-solving, and mathematical and reading ability by learning the game of chess! Enjoy the game for recreational purposes or to enter chess as a competitive sport with opportunities to compete in scholastic and United States Chess Federation competition.

In this program, participants will advance to the next level with the intermediate elements of the game.

Register Online

For more information, please contact Bethany Williard, Associate Executive Director, or call (336) 387-9622

Private Piano Lessons at the Spears Y

Whether you're a beginner looking to learn how to play or someone looking to refine their skills, our instructor carefully considers the needs of each student. Private lessons are taught at the Spears Y by Nichole Bryan.

Ages: 5+ years
Cost for one 30-minute Lesson: $40 Members, $55 Community Guests

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For more information or to schedule your lessons, please contact Nichole Bryan.

STEM Activities provide participants with a well-rounded foundation of skills to help them understand a wide range of concepts, creates critical thinkers and the next generation of innovators. STEM Activities in Greensboro, NC, are offered at our Spears and Hayes-Taylor YMCAs.

You can check out all the options and register for one activity today! We can’t wait to see you here!