Applications are being taken for our Summer Youth Leadership Academy for 8th and 9th graders!  If you have a youth interested please contact the Recreation & Parks Department at 845-778-2177 ext 1524.  Great program that teaches leadership skills and pays your child $5 per day that they attend!

The Summer Youth Leadership Academy is a development program open to Village of Walden Youth entering the 8th or 9th grade.  The program runs from July 10, 2017 through August 4, 2017 Monday Through Friday 9am-3pm at Wooster Memorial Grove Park (except for special circumstances such as extended field trips for which an individual permission slip will be provided).  Participants will learn:

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
  • Community and service learning projects
  • Organizational and teamwork training, including team leadership training 
  • Training in decision making, including goal-setting and determining priorities
  • Citizenship
  • Positive Social Behaviors

Interested youth should fill out the attached application (http://villageofwalden NULL.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/SYLA-Application-2017 NULL.doc NULL.pdf) with their parents and return the completed application to Village Hall (1 Municipal Square) for consideration.  For questions about the program, please contact the Recreation & Parks Department at 845-778-2177 ext 1524.