Elwood & Harborfields

High School

Are you passionate about music? Do you write music or poetry? Do you sing? Youth Directions & Alternatives presents YDA Records-a song writing and music production workshop! This program meets Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 pm at YDA Northport(324 Main Street) beginning 1/30 through 4/2. This is a free program! To register, please call Jason Novetti at 261.7901.
Contact Jason Novetti for more information.
THU
YDA offers both formal and informal counseling to youth in the Northport/East Northport, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Rod Miller, LMSW for more information.
A recreational program designed for youth to "drop-in" at YDA and spend time with their friends in a safe place on Friday nights. Youth watch movies, play video games, listen to music and just hang out. This activity meets simultaneously at YDA's East Northport location (108 Vernon Valley Road) and at YDA's Northport location (324 Main Street). Open to all high school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport School District, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
FRI
Do you love animals, the environment or a cause special to you? Check out Community Impact Team-YDA's volunteer group where you can turn your ideas into future projects. Great for Honor Society and eligible for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award! This activity meets at East Northport YDA, 108 Vernon Valley Road. Please call Jennifer Scofield at 261.7901 for meeting dates!
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
MON
Looking to have fun while helping others? Brign your chef hats to YDA to help cook delicious meals that will be delivered to the residents of Paumanack Village in Greenlawn! Hours can be used towards recognition for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award! This program meets at YDA's new East Northport location-108 Vernon Valley Road. The program runs on January 13th, February 10th, March 16th, April 6th, May 11th, June 15th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
MON
Got game? Think your're the next LeBron James? Learn good sportsmanship, team building and bring your skills to our intramural pick up games. Games are fun, competitive and great for fine tuning your game. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in the gym and begins on October 29, 2019.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
TUE

Middle School

YDA's After School program provides students a quiet place to do homework for the first half of the program and during the second half students can enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. This program is limited to 10 students. Registration requires a signed permission slip returned to the Main Office by September 26th. This activity meets at Boyd Intermediate School and begins on October 3rd, 2019. THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
THU
YDA presents Star Wars Sweet Eats! Step into a galaxy far, far away...to make delicious and unique treats that show off your favorite Star Wars characters. Open to Jedi who master in the art of cookies, cupcakes and galactic desserts galore! The cost of this program is $50 and meets at YDA's new East Northport location-108 Vernon Valley Road. This programs begins on Febraury 26th and meets Wednesdays until March 25th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
WED
Are you passionate about music? Do you write music or poetry? Do you sing? Youth Directions & Alternatives presents YDA Records-a song writing and music production workshop! This program meets Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 pm at YDA Northport(324 Main Street) beginning 1/30 through 4/2. This is a free program! To register, please call Jason Novetti at 261.7901.
Contact Jason Novetti for more information.
THU
Learn how to make your own products and flair up your hydro flask with fruit infused water! Projects to include sugar scrubs, bath bombs, lip glosses, body butters and more! This program meets at YDA East Northport (108 Vernon Valley Road) on Thursdays beginning January 16th through February 13th. Cost is $30. To register, please call 261.7901.
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
THU
YDA offers both formal and informal counseling to youth in the Northport/East Northport, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Rod Miller, LMSW for more information.
Need a ride to YDA Drop-In? Hop aboard the YDA shuttle-it runs every Friday from EMS! The shuttle leaves promptly at 3:30 pm. YDA is not responsible for you if you miss the shuttle! Seats are limited and are based on a first come/first served basis. A permission slip must be filled out and returned to YDA before you can reserve a seat. Reservations will be accepted from 10 am on Monday until 5 pm on Thursday for that week's shuttle. You must speak to a staff member to secure a reservation. Reservations left on the voicemail will not be accepted. Youth must be picked up at YDA (108 Vernon Valley Road) at or before 6 pm. The shuttle will not run if school is closed.
Contact Jason Novetti for more information.
FRI
Looking for something different to do on Friday afternoons? Come over and have some fun! Watch a movie, play nintendo Switch, foosball or ping pong. Listen to your favorite record and have a snack. Drop-In is a great way to meet new friends. This activity meets at 108 Vernon Valley Road, East Northport. Open to all middle school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
FRI
Do you love animals, the environment or a cause special to you? Check out Community Impact Team-YDA's volunteer group where you can turn your ideas into future projects. Great for Honor Society and eligible for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award! This activity meets at East Northport YDA, 108 Vernon Valley Road. Please call Jennifer Scofield at 261.7901 for meeting dates!
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
MON
Looking to have fun while helping others? Brign your chef hats to YDA to help cook delicious meals that will be delivered to the residents of Paumanack Village in Greenlawn! Hours can be used towards recognition for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award! This program meets at YDA's new East Northport location-108 Vernon Valley Road. The program runs on January 13th, February 10th, March 16th, April 6th, May 11th, June 15th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
MON
Got game? Think your're the next LeBron James? Learn good sportsmanship, team building and bring your skills to our intramural pick up games. Games are fun, competitive and great for fine tuning your game. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in the gym and begins on October 29, 2019.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
TUE
YDA After School is a two hour program where students do homework for the first hour of the program and during the second hour enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. Youth must have a permission slip to attend. This activity meets at Elwood Middle School in room 121. This program begins on September 24, 2019.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
TUE WED

Northport/East Northport

High School

Are you passionate about music? Do you write music or poetry? Do you sing? Youth Directions & Alternatives presents YDA Records-a song writing and music production workshop! This program meets Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 pm at YDA Northport(324 Main Street) beginning 1/30 through 4/2. This is a free program! To register, please call Jason Novetti at 261.7901.
Contact Jason Novetti for more information.
THU
Join YDA at our new location every Tuesday for Basketball! Come play pick up games and occasional tournaments with friends for FREE! This program begins on Tuesday, September 24th and meets at 108 Vernon Valley Road in East Northport!
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
TUE
YDA offers both formal and informal counseling to youth in the Northport/East Northport, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Rod Miller, LMSW for more information.
A recreational program designed for youth to "drop-in" at YDA and spend time with their friends in a safe place on Friday nights. Youth watch movies, play video games, listen to music and just hang out. This activity meets simultaneously at YDA's East Northport location (108 Vernon Valley Road) and at YDA's Northport location (324 Main Street). Open to all high school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport School District, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
FRI
Looking to have fun while helping others? Brign your chef hats to YDA to help cook delicious meals that will be delivered to the residents of Paumanack Village in Greenlawn! Hours can be used towards recognition for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award! This program meets at YDA's new East Northport location-108 Vernon Valley Road. The program runs on January 13th, February 10th, March 16th, April 6th, May 11th, June 15th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
MON
YDA staff work collaboratively with school staff to facilitate a one-weekend retreat and school meetings where students become trained to be effective communicators/helpers. Students learn to use appropriate communication skills to help their peers explore alternatives, possible consequences, and to encourage them to make responsible decisions.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
THU
Open to all Northport High School students. This activity meets at the Atria.
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
TUE
Stop by YDA's table in the commons to hear about upcoming YDA trips and activities! Check in with staff and say hello! Have a great program idea? Let us know and we will try to make it happen!
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
WED

Middle School

YDA presents Star Wars Sweet Eats! Step into a galaxy far, far away...to make delicious and unique treats that show off your favorite Star Wars characters. Open to Jedi who master in the art of cookies, cupcakes and galactic desserts galore! The cost of this program is $50 and meets at YDA's new East Northport location-108 Vernon Valley Road. This programs begins on Febraury 26th and meets Wednesdays until March 25th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
WED
Are you passionate about music? Do you write music or poetry? Do you sing? Youth Directions & Alternatives presents YDA Records-a song writing and music production workshop! This program meets Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 pm at YDA Northport(324 Main Street) beginning 1/30 through 4/2. This is a free program! To register, please call Jason Novetti at 261.7901.
Contact Jason Novetti for more information.
THU
Learn how to make your own products and flair up your hydro flask with fruit infused water! Projects to include sugar scrubs, bath bombs, lip glosses, body butters and more! This program meets at YDA East Northport (108 Vernon Valley Road) on Thursdays beginning January 16th through February 13th. Cost is $30. To register, please call 261.7901.
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
THU
Join YDA at our new location every Tuesday for Basketball! Come play pick up games and occasional tournaments with friends for FREE! This program begins on Tuesday, September 24th and meets at 108 Vernon Valley Road in East Northport!
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
TUE
YDA offers both formal and informal counseling to youth in the Northport/East Northport, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Rod Miller, LMSW for more information.
A recreational program designed to give youth a safe space to hang out with their friends, watch movies, play video games, play basketball and just be themselves. This activity meets simultaneously at YDA's East Northport location (108 Vernon Valley Road) and at YDA's Northport location (324 Main Street) Open to all middle school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport School District.
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
FRI
Looking for something different to do on Friday afternoons? Come over and have some fun! Watch a movie, play nintendo Switch, foosball or ping pong. Listen to your favorite record and have a snack. Drop-In is a great way to meet new friends. This activity meets at 108 Vernon Valley Road, East Northport. Open to all middle school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport, Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
FRI
YDA After School is a two hour program where students do homework for the first hour of the program and during the second hour enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. This activity meets at Northport Middle School. Room TBD. Youth must have a permission slip to attend. This program begins September 23, 2019.
Contact Jaclyn Lyras, LMSW for more information.
MON WED
Looking to have fun while helping others? Brign your chef hats to YDA to help cook delicious meals that will be delivered to the residents of Paumanack Village in Greenlawn! Hours can be used towards recognition for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award! This program meets at YDA's new East Northport location-108 Vernon Valley Road. The program runs on January 13th, February 10th, March 16th, April 6th, May 11th, June 15th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
MON
YDA After School is a two hour program where students do homework for the first hour of the program and during the second hour enjoy recreation and other activities designed to improve their social skills. This activity meets at East Northport Middle School. Room 101. Youth must have a permission slip to attend.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
TUE THU