Summer Read 2020: Week Two: Building Resilience/Resilient Kids: Resources

Jump to the main Summer Read 2020 post here.

Missed the discussion with the health professionals? Click here to watch a recording on our YouTube channel.

Session 2-Building Resilient Kids Click here to download the handout given to participants.

Community Resources

Children’s Aid Society—The Lehman Center
Children’s Aid Society focuses on meeting children’s emotional & immediate physical needs & addresses child welfare & child-parent relationships.
Where: The Lehman Center 402 W. Market Street York, PA
Contact: 717-845-5571 24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-635-6619

Choose Creativity
Curriculum for Creativity supports anyone with thriving & building resiliency in all facets of their lives.
Recommended in Option B.

Crispus Attucks York—Rising STARS Summer Camp
Rising STARS offers a 6 week STEAM-themed summer camp where campers visit museums & science centers in & around the York area; design robots & learn coding principles; take swimming  & tennis lessons; & more!
Contact: 717-848-3610

Olivia’s House—A Grief and Loss Center for Children
Olivia’s House is an organization of caregiving professionals & volunteers committed to supporting grieving children. It facilitates healing through grief & loss education.
Contact: 717-699-1133

United Way York—Volunteer Center
The Volunteer Center “e-Volunteer” is an online program that helps you find opportunities that best match your interests. Search nonprofits in York County by agency, keyword or location.
Contact: Bryce Kruger, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, 717-771-3809.

York County Libraries Books

Crenshaw, D. Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage
Duckworth, A. GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Seligman, M. Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
Greitens, E. Resilience: Hard-won Wisdom for Living a Better Life
Brown, B. Rising Strong

You Tube Videos

McRaven, W. “Make Your Bed.
Hone, L. “The Three Secrets of Resilient People.

YCL Books on Raising Resilient Kids

Siegel, D., and T. Bryson. The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child
Porges, M. What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women
Kennedy-Moore, E. Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem