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The Washington Youth Academy (WYA) is a division of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program. Established under authority of both federal and state law, the WYA is a state-run residential and post-residential program for 16-18 year olds who have dropped out of high school or are at risk of dropping out.
The Washington Youth Academy is a quasi-military training and mentoring program for at-risk youth. The goal of the program is to give youth a second chance to become responsible and productive citizens by helping them improve their life skills, education levels, and employment potential.
The program incorporates a highly structured format, with an emphasis on student discipline and personal responsibility to provide a positive, safe, and secure learning environment.
Job Corps is the nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. It is a U.S. Department of Labor program, established in 1964, that provides 100,000 students per year with hands-on training in America's fastest growing careers.
And the best part? It's at no cost to you.
Job Corps is taking steps to help protect our environment and connect students with businesses and their surrounding communities through green training. Green training in the fields of advanced manufacturing, automotive and construction industry areas can be viewed in our Careers page for more information.
Olympia High School Tutoring Program
Monday, Tuesday, Wed, Thursday, Friday - 2:25 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. Students can ride the bus home, provided Tuesdays and Thursdays only. The bus leaves from OHS at 3:45 p.m. Questions about the program, please call: Debra Harbord (360)596-7189
Students do not need to make an appointment prior to showing up at the library.