There are still spots available for our SYLA – Summer Youth Leadership Academy – Program!  If you have a youth interested please contact the Recreation & Parks Department at 845-778-2655.  Great program that teaches leadership skill 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 14, 2014 through August 8, 2014 Monday Through Friday 9am-3pm at Wooster Grove Memorial Park (except for special circumstances such as extended filed 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 with their parents and return the completed application to Wooster Grove Park for consideration.  For questions about the program, please contact the Recreation & Parks Department at 845-778-2655.