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New Paltz Youth Center
Offering year-round educational, recreational and social opportunities for New Paltz Middle School and High School students since 1989. We are committed to helping teenagers achieve their goals.

Youth Center Hours

Summer 2022 Hours
Monday – Friday 12pm- 8pm
Our entire staff is fully vaccinated
**We still require masks for all indoor activities and while on field trips**
Our COVID policy:
Positive Test: 10 days from first symptoms and a negative test before you can return
Someone in household tests positive: 5 days from their positive test and you must test negative upon returning
WE HAVE MANY RAPID TESTS AND KN95 MASKS FOR YOU UPON REQUEST

Summer 2022

Info/Upcoming Events/Activities:

CHECK OUT OUR SUMMER SCHEDULE OF EVENTS IN THE BOX TO THE RIGHT!! So many activities, call us to sign up for specific trips/events!

Counseling Services for young people and families – Times Vary. Click on the flyer to the right for more info! This continues through the Summer

Saturday June 25th – Outdoor Movie Night at Hasbrouck Park – “Encanto” 9pm – Free admission and popcorn for the whole family. Volunteers needed as well

Tuesday, June 28th – “Lightyear” at NP cinemas 130 show. Leaving center at 1 – Free – just let us know if you want to be on the list
Alternating Tuesdays. (Subject to change during the Summer months)
Girl Talk 6pm
BIPOC (Black Indigenous and People Of Color) Group 6pm
CALL TO GET MORE INFO

Mohonk Mondays – Every Monday at 4 – we head up to the mountain house to feed the fish, hike if weather permits, and collect free food  for us to bring back to the center courtesy of Mohonk!

Taco Tuesdays – Well, burritos on the Foreman Grill. Meat and veggie options

Waffle Wednesdays – Every Wednesday at 3pm – Homemade Belgian Waffles made with the kids with tons of their favorite toppings!
Also, Ultimate Frisbee in the middle school field

BBQ Fridays 330pm – Always our busiest day of the week! Burgers (meat and veggie) and Hot Dogs!!

Dungeons and Dragons Saturdays from 12-3pm (times/dates to change in the Summer – TBD)

Not interested in some of the activities/events/trips? No worries, still plenty of stuff to do at the youth center which is open Monday through Friday 2-7 pm 

** Feel free to call or text Jim at 845-325-2593 for clarity**
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Programs and Events
Masks must be worn at all times. We have extras if you forget
Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. As always, please keep kids home if they are sick for any reason.
The C.A.F.E. (Cafeteria Alternative For Everyone) will return when schools fully re-open and they have space for us again. Offering an option for high school students during lunchtime at the old guidance space or large gym (for Basketball) during D lunch. These spaces will be open for the lunch blocks and provide areas to hang out with friends, listen to or play music, play games, get help with homework, or just relax in a supervised setting.
G.A.M.E.S. will return for its 26th season when schools fully re-open and they have space for us. Basketball, dodgeball, games, and snacks
We Won!!
The NPYP won “Best Youth Program in the Hudson Valley” in Hudson Valley Magazine for 2018.
Tutoring!!! We tutor in up to 70 classes daily at the middle school. The largest such tutoring program in New York State!! We also tutor at the youth center after school! If you need help, we got it!!
The NPYP volunteers at many community events. If you need community service or are just looking to volunteer your time, please let us know.
Visit us on facebook, instagram or twitter or just give us a call at 255-5140
or email us at newpaltzyp@gmail.com
The New Paltz Youth Program is celebrating its 33rd year serving the community.
D.O.B.: September 2nd 1989