Sumter Today: The YMCA gives students a space to do their online learning.


The Sumter Family YMCA has always been about just that. Family. When Sumter School District made the decision to start the school year in an all virtual capacity, the youth development program at the Y transformed its summer camp and after-school program into a safe space for virtual learning. With counselors available to help young students and enough space to let kids socialize safely, the program gives parents who need to work an outlet to do so and know their children aren’t falling behind.