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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Current 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, or in 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 classroom 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**


Game On!

Mondays, Sept 26 – Oct 24. No program Oct 10. LMS

Kick off the school year with all things games! We will have tons of board games, outdoor games and new equipment to utilize! Come join LYS as we start with our ever popular games programs and learn, teach and play everything related to tabletop and outdoor games!

Outdoor Adventure

Tuesdays, Sept 27 – Oct 25. LMS

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. Leave No Trace principals will be incorporated and a clean up day will also take place to beautify our natural spaces!

Crafter's Corner

Wednesdays, Sept 28 - Oct 26. LMS

This new program is all about crafting and creating beautiful, intricate and awe-inspiring arts and crafts. Many pre-planned activities are on the docket, with more to be added! Epoxy and resin projects, paper quilling, sculpture making, and soapstone carving will kick off the activities!

Playscape Planners

Thursdays, Sept 29 – Oct 27. LMS

Do you know of some outdoor green spaces that could use some spicing up? Join LYS and a team from Cornell as we take a look at local playgrounds, green spaces, and come up with ideas you think would be great for Lansing. Creating detailed plans will be the end design project, some come help design the ultimate outdoor space you want to see!

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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 22, 2022