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2021 Funded Youth Programs

The Youth Bureau currently funds the following youth programs.  Please contact them directly for specific information about each program and enrollment requirements.

Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) YARD:
Teens trained in dispute resolution act as peer mediators.
Jolynn Dunn - 794-3377

DRC also provides a toll-free family crisis hot-line at: 1-866-567-4612

Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) Better Together
At –risk youth work with a trainer on skills in managing emotions/anger, listening and communication, and making good choices. 
Nancy Kanan 551-1451

Fallsburg Police Juvenile Assistance Program:
Teen and Police Service Organization, Cops & Kids Program, McGruff the Crime Dog Safety Program, and the Drugged and Distorted Drug Education Program.
SRO Officer Jason Edwards – 434-4422

Liberty Police Juvenile Aid Bureau:
Crime and drug prevention, bike safety and stranger danger workshops, and other community-safety outreach.
SRO Officer Devin Brust - 292-4422

Livingston Manor Free Library Manor Ink: Students write and produce a community newspaper and learn the skills associated with writing, journalism, photography and newspaper production.
Dan Laibstain - 439-5440

EPIC After School Drama Club
After school drama club/program in which students rehearse and perform scripted play, and learn stagecraft.
Jane Sorensen – 794-8830

Nesin Children’s Community Chorus:
Literacy based choral instruction; youth performances at various community events and locations.
Ellen Nesin – 794-6013

SC Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H:
Club and after-school activities, trips, participation in county fair and regional events and competitions.
Colleen Monaghan – 292-6180

CASA, Court-Appointed Special Advocates:
Trained volunteers advocate for abused or neglected children in family court, and work with others to ensure children receive all services they need.
CASA Staff – 791-3534

SC Head Start-I Am Moving, I Am Learning:
Education for children and families in wellness, nutrition, and physical activities, to offset or reduce obesity and promote healthy lifestyles.
Bertha Williams – 434-4164

Vacation Camp/School-Out, operating weekdays through the school year when school is not in session, offers youth a full range of recreation, arts and crafts, sports, games, outdoor education, and STEM, as well as family engagement, community involvement, special community events, and more.
Melinda Gwiozdowski – 344-9622 Ext. 401

Town of Bethel: Formal summer swim program.
Parks and Recreation - 583-5360

Town of Cochecton: Year-round special events, trips and activities.
Town Hall - 932-8360

Town of Fallsburg: Formal summer swim program and a series of seasonal events. 
Parks and Recreation - 434-5877  

Town of Forestburgh: Summer camp with swim program, arts and crafts, sports, theater, and trips.
Town Hall - 794-0611

Town of Highland: Summer camp with arts and crafts, science and nature, sports, outdoor fun, and trips. Youth Summer basketball program.
Town Hall - 557-6085  

Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Program: Basketball and baseball/softball clinics, canvas art painting classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and Mad Science assembly presentations.
James Guara - 292-7690

Town of Lumberland: Summer camp with arts and crafts, science and nature, sports, and trips.
Town Hall - 856-8600

Town of Mamakating: Year-round youth programs, trips and events, basketball program, 3D archery, Zumba, youth fitness program, etc.
Town Hall - 888-3013

Town of Neversink: Year-round trips, special events, activities, and educational workshops.
Parks and Recreation – 985-2262 Ext. 312

Town of Rockland: Ice skating, hockey, ice carnival, and field trips.
Town Hall - 439-5450

Town of Tusten: Year-round trips, special events and workshops.
Town Hall - 252-7146

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