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Youth/Teen 

Programs and services

Youth/Teen Programming

For additional information, please contact Claudio Valenzuela, Youth Development Coordinator at 914.989.3617/cvalenzuela@greenburghny.com


*Town Unicard is required for ALL programs*

Select programs and activities are available for online registration:

Click here for: Program Registration

XPOSURE AFTER SCHOOL INSTITUTE - GREENBURGH

The goal of Xposure is to provide a quality program that is safe, interactive, informational, and life expanding.

 

To meet the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and recreational needs of children, our program will:

  • Offer fun, enriching, age-appropriate and recreational activities that help promote confidence, self-esteem and responsibility.

  • Provide children a safe and secure environment staffed by warm, competent, caring and qualified child care professionals

  • Provide a relaxed atmosphere where children can socialize and make new friends

  • Provide a nutritional snack

  • Provide some time for and homework assistance

 

For further information, please contact Theresa Robinson, Program Manager - trobinson@xposureschools.com.

To register for the 2018-2019 Xposure Program - CLICK HERE

LOCAL/REGIONAL COLLEGE TOURS

DAY/TIME:.          October - March

DATES:                Scheduled dates will be made available

AGE:                     10th -12th grade

FEE:                      $10.00 (each scheduled tour)

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required (which requires the purchase of a Town Unicard)

The Department of Community Resources, realizes the importance of post high school endeavors afforded to our youth within the Town of Greenburgh.  Local and regional college/universities will be visited this Fall/Winter to expose youth to the opportunities available to them.  For Information, please contact Monique Gadson at 914-989-3624 / mgadson@greenburghny.com

COLLEGE PREPARATION WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS

DAY/TIME:.          October - March

DATES:                Scheduled dates will be made available

AGE:                     9th -12th grades and Parents

FEE:                      FREE

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required (which requires the purchase of a Town Unicard)

The Department of Community Resources, realizes the importance of post high school endeavors afforded to our youth within the Town of Greenburgh.  We will partner with local non-profit organizations to sponsor workshops for youth and parents to navigate the college application process and financing education.  For Information, please contact Monique Gadson at 914-989-3624 / mgadson@greenburghny.com

FIRST AND GOAL CLUB

DATE: Session 1:   January - March (Dates TBD)

            Session 2:   March - May (Dates TBD)
DAY/TIME:              Wednesday 6:00pm - 7:30pm

AGES/GRADE:      9-11 years of age (4th - 6th grade)

LOCATION:         TDYCC Classroom

FEE:                     FREE

CLASS SIZE:       20

1st and Goal Club is a youth development program where students will have the opportunity to build self-confidence, mature, and grow as a young adults.  Here they will receive the tools needed to develop good healthy behaviors, improve work ethics, and overall acquire skill sets that will assist them in navigating through youth adulthood.  Topics will include: proper hygiene, appropriate and respectful behaviors, organizational skills, goal setting, responsibility, and many more.  The program will offer a variety of guest speakers that will engage students with hands on activities as well as trips.

GIRLS DESTINED FOR GREATNESS

DATE:                  Session 1: October 16, 2018 - December 18, 2018 (no program 11/6)

                             Session 2: January 8 - March 12, 2019

DAY/TIME:           Tuesdays 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

AGES/GRADE:    9 yrs and up / 4th grade and up

LOCATION:         TDYCC Classroom

FEE:                     FREE

CLASS SIZE:       20

Girls Destined For Greatness is a group to empower & encourage the young female of today. Empowerment is a process of facilitating, instilling, and providing the means for girls to overcome the obstacles they may face in today’s world. We teach the importance of encouragement; which is the action of giving someone support, confidence, inspiration, motivation and hope. We want our youth walking away from our program knowing they have a group of supporters and that they should strive to reach their full potential. Finally, our girls will understand the value of giving back to the community and always lending a helping hand when applicable

COMMISSIONERS' YOUTH COUNCIL

DATE:                  October - May

DAY/TIME:           Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AGES/GRADE:    14 - 18 years of age/ 9th - 12th grade

LOCATION:         TDYCC Classroom

FEE:                     FREE

CLASS SIZE:       20

The commissioners' Youth Council is a new program designed to train and empower youth as Ambassadors to the Commissioner's Office as well as the Department of Community Resources.  Students will engage in relevant current event conversations and practice their presenting skills to the group.  All CYC members will engage in a multitude of Volunteer Work and Community Service Projects.  On a quarterly basis, members of the Youth Council will have an opportunity to meet with the Department of Community Resources Commissioner and discuss relevant topics to the school community.  We welcome students from all schools in the area.  The members of the CYC will be selected by the Department of Community Resources Administration.  If you have any student you would like to recommend please forward name, school, & contact info to Claudio Valenzuela at cvalenzuela@greenburghny.com 

iMATTER I (A Personal And Professional Leadership Experience)
DATES:        Session 1: November 8 - December 6, 2018

                     Session 2:  January 24 - February 14, 2019
DAY/TIME:   Thursdays/ 3:00pm - 5:30pm
AGES:          14-18 years of age
LOCATION:  Woodlands High School

FEE:             FREE
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration and Town Unicard is required

iMATTER is designed to prepare youth for their future endeavors. This interactive program will incorporate personal development with standard leadership styles to properly prepare our youth for summer employment, post high school and navigating their way through adolescence. For those seeking 2019 Summer Employment
opportunities with the Department of Community Resources will be expected to participate with the iMATTER program.

iMATTER II (Continuing the Journey to Professional Excellence)
DATES:        January 29th, February 26th, March 26th, April 30th, & May 28th, 2019.
     

DAY/TIME:   Thursdays/ 3:30pm - 5:00pm
AGES:          14-18 years of age
LOCATION:  Woodlands High School

FEE:             FREE
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration and Town Unicard is required

IMatter II is a progression to the popular iMatter I program.  It is a series where speakers from different career fields will come and speak about their careers.  In this conversation they will bring to light the reason for their choice of career, what path they took to attain their career choice, and talk a little about their day to day work.  This program will be offered to any student that has previously completed the iMatter program I.  All sessions must be attended in order to qualify for full attendance credit.. For those seeking 2019 Summer Employment opportunities with the Department of Community Resources will be expected to participate with the iMATTER programs.

iMATTER III (Perfecting the Professional Skill Sets)
DATES:        January - May (Dates TBD)
     

DAY/TIME:   Thursdays/ 3:00pm - 4:30pm
AGES:          14-18 years of age
LOCATION:  Woodlands High School

FEE:             FREE
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration and Town Unicard is required

IMatter III is a continuation of the iMatter series (iMatter & iMatter 2) that continues the growth of the young professional.  Students will learn interviewing techniques and take part in mock- interviews throughout the year.  In addition to learning interviewing techniques, students will enhance their resumes to properly highlight their experience, skills, attributes, and personal growth.  The program will offer guest speakers that will interact with the students through hands on activities as well as self-reflective methods. 

MID-WINTER BREAK CAMP

DAY/TIME:.          Tuesday – Friday  9:00am - 5:00pm

DATES:                February 19 - 22, 2019

LOCATION:          TDYCC

AGE:                     6 – 13 years of age

FEE:                      Residents $150.00 ▪ Non-residents $200.00

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required

CLASS SIZE:       65

Students will enjoy a deserved academic break while having fun at TDYCC’s Winter Break Camp.  Here students will go on educational, fun, & exciting trips, as well as participate in fun activities here at the Center.  Children must bring a packed lunch every day.  The Department of Community Resources follows the Greenburgh Central School District Academic Calendar for vacation breaks.

 

SPRING BREAK CAMP

DAY/TIME:.       Monday - Thursday  9:00am - 5:00pm

DATES:             April 15 - 18, 2019

LOCATION:      TDYCC

AGE:                 6 – 13 years of age

FEE:                 Residents $150.00 ▪ Non-residents $225.00

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required

CLASS SIZE:      65

Students will enjoy a deserved academic break while having fun at TDYCC’s Spring Break Camp.  Here students will go on outdoor educational, fun, & exciting trips, as well as participate in fun activities here at the Center.  Children must bring a packed lunch every day.  The Department of Community Resources follows the Greenburgh Central School District Academic Calendar for vacation breaks.