• August 16, 2019
  • 9:00 am
  • Albert Family Community Forest

Rensselaer County, NY: Rensselaer Youth Outdoors is announcing an environmental education summer program for teenagers, aged 14-16.  The program will combine recreation and education experiences while teens work on valuable conservation projects protecting Rensselaer County’s parks, waters and natural resources. The four-week program will run weekdays from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, July 22 to August 16, with space for 10 teens each week. The locations are:

Week 1: July 22-July 26 – Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center

Week 2: July 29-August 2 – Grafton Lakes State Park

Week 3: August 5-August 9 – Poestenkill Community Forest

Week 4: August 12-August 16 – Albert Family Community Forest

Participants who complete a full week of the program will receive a certificate and a $100 stipend at the end of the week. For more information or to download an application visit ryoutdoors.org and click the Programs tab. Contact RYO Program Coordinator Amanda McCreary with questions at:

Email: Amanda.ryo.coordinator@gmail.com Phone: 518-810-4544. Rensselaer Youth Outdoors is a network of partners whose mission is to introduce and engage the children and families of Rensselaer County in the wonder, science, and adventure of nature in an effort to create a healthier, more sustainable community in an increasingly complex world.

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