A male student plays a word game in Beyond the Bell.

YMCA Beyond the Bell program is a highly successful after-school and summer program, featuring literacy, numeracy, nutrition and recreation. It focuses on closing the academic achievement gap experience by children from low income areas versus their middle-income peers.

YMCA Beyond the Bell®

Closing the achievement gap for school children YMCA Beyond the Bell program is a highly successful after-school and summer program, featuring literacy, numeracy, nutrition and recreation. It focuses on closing the academic achievement gap experience by children from low income areas versus their middle-income peers. A Crucial Milestone Reading at grade level by Grade 3 is a crucial milestone...