Lansing Craft Fair at the Gray Barn; Rural Youth Services

Holiday Craft Fair, Lansing Rural Youth Services

Legos at Lansing RYS program

Legos at Lansing Rural Youth Services

Holiday craft fair image from Lansing Rural Youth Services

Holiday Crafts, Lansing Rural Youth Services

Lansing (Town)

Lansing Youth Services offers year-round programs for middle school aged youth and a youth employment program for Lansing teens.  

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Lansing Youth Development Programs 

Lansing Youth Services is enrolling for Fall 2021 programs!

These programs are open to youth in 5th through 8th grade and will follow CDC and NYS Guidelines.

All programs will be held at either Myers Park in Pavilion B, or at the All Saints Church across the street from the middle school with Lansing's Program Manager, Travis. The group will meet outside the main entrance of the school at 2:33pm and walk down to Myers or the church following the check in procedure. Pick up will be at 5:15 at location provided next to each program.

**you will be notified by email or phone if the location changes due to weather**

**Please always come prepared to be outdoors with weather appropriate outerwear and footwear as we will be outdoors whenever possible**

Mad Science

Sept 20 – Oct 25. No program Oct 11. All Saints Church

Spend your Monday's Experimenting! We will be exploring science by experimenting with baking soda, vinegar, electricity, corn starch, food coloring, shaving cream, and maybe even some dry ice! Come help us discover!

Outdoor Adventure

Sept 21 – Oct 26. Myers Park Pavilion B

Love being outdoors and learning fun skills like fire building, survival shelters, navigation, tool making and natural arts and crafts. Come ready to be OUTSIDE for the whole program with weather appropriate clothing and footwear. We will head to Myers Park, Salmon Creek, and the woods behind the school to practice these and more backcountry living and survival skills.

Unusual Art

Sept 22 - Oct 27. All Saints Church

This new program is all about creating art like you never have before and is inspired by muralists and non-conventional artists. We will be using various way to apply paint to large and small scale pieces, create sculptures, and opportunities to "think outside the box" and create your own new method of art creation!

Outdoor Cooking

Sept 23 – Oct 28. Myers Park Pavilion B

Come make some tasty, healthy snacks with us! We will be cooking over the campfire, over the charcoals, using the sun, and an introduction to Leave No Trace and zero impact campfire cooking. We will be outdoors for his program, so please bring weather appropriate clothing and footwear.

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Lansing Youth Employment

The Lansing Youth Employment Program provides employment opportunities for youth in the Lansing School District aged 14 and up. Youth in this program are often first time employees and go through the full application and interview process. They also provide references, fill out intake paperwork, receive training on workplace etiquette, professionalism, communication, and topics of the youth's request. Some placements for the youth employees have been at the Lansing Public Library, Lansing High School, Lansing Middle School, Lansing Elementary School, Lansing Recreation Department and more. If you are interested in joining this program or would like more information please contact Travis

Last updated September 15, 2021