219 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905
The Summer Evening Youth Program is based on a need within the community for positive activities for middle school aged youth throughout the city of Binghamton. The Summer Evening Youth Program provides safe and meaningful inclusive activities for youth and their families who live in Binghamton. The goal of the program is to foster positive social interactions, provide opportunities for character development, and enhance a sense of community through various educational, physical, community, and family-focused activities. The Summer Evening Youth Programs operates for six weeks during the summer to provide a safe, educational, and fun environment through structured activities during the evening hours. The program serves middle-school aged youth in the Binghamton City School District.
The Summer Evening Youth Program provides a variety of educational and recreational activities for youth participants. Participants experience a plethora of recreational activities such as karate, dance, kickball, swimming, volleyball, basketball, urban dance and Tae Bo. Educational activities provided included presentations on "Positive Choices" by Broome County Gang Prevention, "Basic Drug Awareness & Prevention" by Lourdes ADEPT, and "Positive Self Image" through Yoga, Pilates, Dancing and a Summer Reading Enrichment Program. The Summer Evening Youth Program provides a structured environment and healthy activities for youth, during the summer.