Frequently Asked Questions
What is YAPA Kids?
YAPA Kids is a program that inspires academic curiosity in young students at a time when schools have so much more to deal with and have limited capabilities.
How do classes work?
Students log into a Zoom classroom, where the teacher/class leader has a fun and engaging curriculum planned. The link to the class will be sent prior to the class after signup (
Why is a program not on the new sign up form?
Some classes are discontinuing, while others are being delayed until after the launch. For such programs, please check back in a few days or sign up for another program. If there is a program you are interested in seeing us teach, please send us an email.
Why are classes 30-40 minutes long?
A child’s attention span is typically 10-20 minutes. Any longer than a 30-40 minute class will lead the students to be less focused and less excited by the material.
What is the price of joining a program?
Our mission is to serve the community, not detract from it. Our classes are free of charge. To continue our work and share our mission, we encourage you to spread the word to friends and family.
When are classes?
Classes are running now and will continue through summer and beyond. The schedule for classes, which run weekly at the same time each week, can be found on our
I requested a class using the interest form — how long until my class begins?
We work as fast as we can to get your student into classes. Please expect a follow up from the program email account in 1-2 weeks at the latest. For classes that have the [waitlist] tag in front of their entry, this may take up to 3-4 weeks. If you do not receive an email by then, please let us know at
firstname.lastname@example.org so we can swiftly resolve any issues.
Can I enroll in multiple classes/programs?
We only allow three classes as of now to give the proper attention each student deserves. If you have already signed up one time using the first program request form, please go to bit.ly/yapakids2020class2 to request a second class. Those who refer others are more likely to be added to a second class. If you would like a 3rd class, you can use this link: bit.ly/yapakids2020class3
Who are the teachers?
The teachers are dedicated, passionate high school students who have years of experience in their subject field. We only take the best and have surveys after every class to ensure that each class adjusts according to feedback.