Parent Resources

The decision to cancel our traditional programs was not one that we took lightly, and we understand that this makes an already difficult summer more challenging for you, as a parent, to support your child through this loss. Below we have gathered some helpful resources, activities, and videos to aid you and your family this summer.

 Articles / Websites

How to Talk to Your Children When Bad Things Happen, click here.

Supporting Families During COVID-19, click here.

Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home, click here.

How to Teach Children to Practice Gratitude, click here.

Activities / Guides

Emotional Regulation Activity Worksheet, click here.

51 Mindfulness Exercises for Kids, click here.


A Message from Dr. Deborah Gilboa (Dr. G) for Parents, click here.

Ted Talk by Susan David on how to be your best self in times of crisis, click here.


Pomerleau Family Y
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT 05474
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties


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