Dryden Y.O.U.R.S - O.U.R.S. Participants

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Dryden O.U.R.S.

Opportunity, Understanding, Respect, Success (O.U.R.S.) is a 4-H program for youth residing in or nearby mobile home parks in Freeville, New York. Every week, volunteers from Cornell University's Youth Outreach Undergraduates Reshaping Success (Y.O.U.R.S.) program work with the youth through mentoring, games, crafts, outdoor activities, and field trips.


O.U.R.S. is a community-based youth program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

is a Cornell University Public Service Center program. Contact YOURS at: 300 Kennedy Hall - 2nd Floor, Cornell University, (607) 255-1148 or email 

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Program Offerings

The O.U.R.S. & Y.O.U.R.S. after school programs are held at 4-H Acres on Lower Creek Road in Ithaca and the Varna Community Association. Transportation to all programs at 4-H Acres (Monday and Tuesday Programs) are provided at no cost for participating youth who live in close proximity to 4-H Acres. Contact Rural Youth Services Coordinator, the Dryden OURS Senior Program Manager Allie Osborne with any questions on this.

-Participants receiving transportation will be picked up from Dryden Elementary or Middle School at 3:00pm and dropped off at home between 6:15-6:30pm. Participants providing their own transportation should arrive at 4:00pm and be picked up at 6:00pm unless otherwise informed by the program manager.


Allie Osborne
Dryden O.U.R.S Senior Program Manager

Last updated August 18, 2023