Youth in Enfield Rural Youth Services (RYS) Program

Ann Rider leads a cooking activity with youth in the Enfield Rural Youth Services Program.

Youth in Enfield Rural Youth Services (RYS) Program
Group of youth in Enfield Rural Youth Services (RYS) program
Youth in Enfield RYS program; Rural Youth Services


Enfield Youth Program offers free after school and summer programs open to you of Tompkins County, with priority given to Enfield Youth aged 10 and up. These programs are offered through a partnership between the Enfield Community Council and 4-H of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.

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Program Offerings for the End of Summer 2022 

All programs are following CDC and NYS Health Department Guidelines. These programs are run by our Program Manager, Eric Carter.

Enfield Youth Programs is enrolling for the following end of the summer events.

To register your child please go to: or email Eric at

We also have paper registrations available upon request. Please let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing some of you soon!

Creek Explorers
August 15 to August 17, 8:30am to 12:30pm
This program will meet at the Enfield Community Center (162 Enfield Main Rd.) and travel by CCE Van to various creeks and trails around Enfield, including Stevenson Nature Preserve, Connecticut Hill, and more. We will practice backcountry navigation, using a map and compass, learn about various flora and fauna, and explore the area!

Iron Chef
August 22 - August 25, 8:30am to 12:30pm @ Enfield Community Center
Come test your culinary competence as we dilly up some delicious delights! We will try new recipes as well as some old family traditions. We’re open to novice and expert chefs alike.

Arts and Crafts
August 30 to Sept. 1, 8:30am - 12:30pm @ Enfield Community Center

Enjoy the fresh summer air as we get outside to explore our natural landscape from an artistic perspective. We’ll venture down to the creek to gather clay and make pottery, make charcoal pencils and paint brushes, and even make our own paint!


Eric Carter
Enfield Rural Youth Services Program Educator
(607) 272-2292 ext. 137 (Voicemail #226)

Last updated August 9, 2022