TOUR 2019

March 22 - 28, 2019

All kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve, under the guidance of caring adults who believe in their potential.


The Y College Tour is an affiliate of the Y LEAD Program of the YMCA of South Florida. The Y College Tour (YCT) introduces youth ages 13-18 to post-secondary education options, career pathways, and educational workshops.


Tour Goals:
The goals of the program are to motivate students to pursue post-secondary education, assist them with planning and decision making related to their educational future and introduce students to various types of college campuses to expand their knowledge of college admissions procedures.


2018-2019 Y College Tour - Florida & Georgia Edition 


Applications open in mid-September.


Open House: Thursday, October 4, 2018 6:00pm- 7:30pm


Applications Due: Monday, October 22, 2018, by 7:00 pm 


40-45 students will be selected for the program. Please download the application for further details. 



Give the time necessary to complete the program.
Student participation in local college tours, career days, workshops, and a minimum of 15 service hours with the Y.
Maintain a personal commitment to the Y before, during and after the Y College Tour.
Attendance at all Parent/Student meetings and MUST Mandatory to November and March meeting.



The actual cost of the program is approximately $1,800 per student which is largely underwritten by our generous sponsors and donors. 

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PROGRAM FEES: Fees include bus transportation to all tours and career days, hotel accommodations, program t-shirt(s), a bag, tour journal and most meals. Please refer to College Tour itineraries for specific meal details. 

YMCA Members: $450
Non-YMCA Member: $525