Youth who live in the communities of Ithaca, Caroline, Danby, Dryden, Enfield, Freeville, Groton, Lansing, Trumansburg and Ulysses can enroll in free or low-cost programs offered through Rural Youth Services (RYS). Since 1995, Rural Youth Services (RYS) has provided a place to try new things and to belong by offering engaging activities after school and throughout the summer. Programs are free or low cost to participants.
Rural Youth Services offers a variety of fun, interesting programs for youth who live in communities across Tompkins County. Find a program near you!
Middle school aged youth in the Dryden area can enroll in school-year and summer programs with 4-H Educator Dave Hall.
Cornell University student volunteers provide youth in Freeville mobile home parks with mentoring, games, crafts, outdoor activities, and field trips.
Lansing Rural Youth Services offers year-round programs for middle school youth, after school, during school breaks and during the summer.
Last updated June 17, 2016