Elwood & Harborfields

High School

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 at Greenlawn YDA, 71 Broadway. Open to all high school aged youth in the Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact David Roberts for more information.
FRI
Youth come together to plan and carry out community service projects. Some examples are: Holiday Adopt a Family, food drives, beach clean ups, etc. This activity meets at Greenlawn YDA, 71 Broadway. This activity begins on September 24, 2018.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW 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 David Roberts for more information.
THU

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 4th, 2018. THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
THU
Create amazingly sweet treat mashups at YDA to take home and enjoy! This activity meets every Wednesday in October-10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31. The cost of the program is $50. Space is limited! Register by September 28th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
WED
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 (71 Broadway, Greenlawn) at or before 6 pm. The shuttle will not run if school is closed. The Shuttle for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on Friday, September 27th!
Contact David Roberts for more information.
FRI
Looking for something different to do on Friday afternoons? Come over and have some fun! Watch a movie, play Xbox One, foosball or air hockey. Listen to your favorite record and have a snack. Drop-In is a great way to meet new friends from EMS or OMS. This activity meets at Greenlawn YDA, 71 Broadway. Open to all middle school aged youth in the Elwood and Harborfields School Districts.
Contact David Roberts for more information.
FRI
Youth come together to plan and carry out community service projects. Some examples are: Holiday Adopt a Family, food drives, beach clean ups, etc. This activity meets at Greenlawn YDA, 71 Broadway. This activity begins on September 24, 2018.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
MON
Join YDA for as we play fun noncompetitive sports such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, kanjam and more! This free activity begins on Tuesday, October 2nd and runs through December 11th from 3 to 5 pm. **THIS ACTIVITY WILL MEET AT YDA'S NEW EAST NORTHPORT LOCATION-108 VERNON VALLEY ROAD, EAST NORTHPORT***
Contact David Roberts 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 October 2, 2018.
Contact Rosemarie Wider, MSW for more information.
TUE WED

Northport/East Northport

High School

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 will begin meeting at YDA's Northport location (324 Main Street) on September 29th! Open to all high school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport School District.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
FRI
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
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

Create amazingly sweet treat mashups at YDA to take home and enjoy! This activity meets every Wednesday in October-10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31. The cost of the program is $50. Space is limited! Register by September 28th.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
WED
YDA, in partnership with Legislator William "Doc" Spencer's office, is launching a mentoring program for the students of the Northport-East Northport School District. Students are matched 1-to-1 with a pre-screened Mentor but will meet as a group at Northport YDA. This program will begin on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018.
Contact Michelle Burnham, LMSW for more information.
WED
Make cool crafts and fun treats after school with YDA! Projects to include DIY kinetic sand, edible marshmallow playdough, dish soap silly putty and more! The cost of this program is $40. Creative Creations meets at Northport YDA (324 Main St) and runs October 4 through October 8 from 4 pm to 5:00 pm.
Contact Jaclyn Bentivegna, 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.
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 (7 Diane Court) and at YDA's Northport location (324 Main Street) Open to all middle school aged youth in the Northport/East Northport School District.
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 October 1, 2018.
Contact Jaclyn Bentivegna, LMSW for more information.
MON WED
Join YDA for as we play fun noncompetitive sports such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, kanjam and more! This free activity begins on Tuesday, October 2nd and runs through December 11th from 3 to 5 pm. **THIS ACTIVITY WILL MEET AT YDA'S NEW EAST NORTHPORT LOCATION-108 VERNON VALLEY ROAD, EAST NORTHPORT***
Contact David Roberts 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. This activity meets at East Northport Middle School. Room 101. Youth must have a permission slip to attend. This activity begins October 2, 2018.
Contact Jennifer Scofield, LMSW for more information.
TUE THU