Smithtown Youth Bureau
Winter Calendar of Events
Snowflakes are falling, holidays are celebrated, and we're beginning a fresh round of programs for our youth. Sign up quickly to ensure your spot and get ready for some winter fun!
Babysitting Skills Club (Grades 7-10)
Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:30PM
January 7 - February 11

This 6-week course will introduce our youth to the tools necessary to become a successful babysitter. Those enrolled will learn about safety, nutrition, ages and stages, and work with Real Care babies. Students will receive a binder with all lessons, as well as a certificate of completion at the end of the program.

This program will be taught by Lisa Belli in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Lisa to register: lbelli@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.

This is a free program.

Character Education (Grades 3-5)
Tuesdays from 4:15 - 5:15PM
January 7 - February 11

This six-week course will teach children the tools necessary to become the person they want to be. Topics include respect, responsibility, fairness, citizenship, and more.

This program will be taught by Lisa Belli in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Lisa to register: lbelli@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.
 
This is a free program.

Homework Help (Grades K-6)
March 17 & April 7
Time: 6:00 - 7:30pm

Youth are able to get help with specific homework questions. High school students may apply to volunteer.

This program will be taught by Jackie Levine in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Jackie to register: jlevine@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.

This is a free program.

Social Skills (Grades 6-8 & 9-12)
February 24, March 10 & 24
Middle School Students from 5:30 - 6:30pm
High School Students from 6:30 - 7:30pm

Students can come learn the best way to deal with certain situations that they may face in a school or social setting. Topics range from dealing with stress, assertiveness, coping with anxiety, and more.

This program will be taught by Jackie Levine in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Jackie to register: jlevine@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.

This is a free program.

College Prep (Grades 11 & 12)
Monday, January 27th from 6:30 - 8:00pm

A program where students can have their questions answered on how to write their resume or college essay.

This program will be taught by Jackie Levine in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Jackie to register: jlevine@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.
 
This is a free program.

CPR Certification (Grades 9-12 & college)
Wednesday, April 9th from 5:30 - 8:30pm

Participants can become certified in infant/toddler/adult CPR and certified in how to use the AED.

This program will be taught by Jackie Levine in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Jackie to register: jlevine@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.
 
The cost of this program is $50.

Youth & Community Alliance of Smithtown Meeting
Friday, January 10th at 11:00am

Attendees will learn and discuss how addiction hijacks the brain. This topic focuses on a quick tour of brain mechanisms which are changed during the progression of the addictive disease process. The guest speaker will be Pamela Mizzi, MS, CASAC, LMHC, Director of the Prevention Resource Center at South Oaks Hospital.

Anyone is welcome to attend this meeting. It will be located in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown.

Please RSVP to Kelly Devito at kdevito@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.

This is a free program.


In This Calendar
Community Conversation
(Grades 9-12)
Wednesday, January 8, 22,
& February 5
6:00 - 7:30pm

Youth are able to participate in discussions regarding immigration to the United States. Throughout the three sessions, students will read and discuss different aspects of immigration, including Smithtown's immigrant past.

This program will take place at the Smithtown Historical Society Roseneath Cottage at 239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown.

Please contact Kelly DeVito to register: kdevito@tosgov.com or (631) 360-7595.

This free program is done in partnership with the League of Women Voters and the Smithtown Historical Society.

Leadership in the Community (Grades 9-11)
February 10, 26, & March 12
6:00 - 8:00pm

This program will concentrate on helping students build leadership skills. The students will design, and then lead others, to achieve a project for the community.

This program will take place at the Smithtown Historical Society Roseneath Cottage at 239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown.

Please contact Kelly DeVito to register: kdevito@tosgov.com or       (631) 360-7595.

This is a free program.

How2Study (Grades 3-12)
March 3rd & 10th (Grades 3-5)
April 14th & 21st (Grades 6-8)
May 5th & 12th (Grades 9-12)
4:00 - 5:00pm

This two-week, grade specific program, is designed to help students learn how to study, organize, and prepare for upcoming tests. It will teach them skills that they can personalize to their own strengths.

This program will be taught by Concetta Valenti and Lindsay Sommeso in the Community Room of the Horizons Building at 161 East Main Street, Smithtown. Please contact Concetta to register: cvalenti@tosgov.com, lsommeso@tosgov.com or  (631) 360-7595.

This is a free program.

In Our Schools
Our agency also runs programs in our public and private schools throughout the school year.

Lindsay Sommeso is running Babysitting Skills in Great Hollow Middle School starting January 29th.

To learn more information about any of these programs,
please see our 
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