Catskill Mountains

7-12th Grade Students are Invited to Attend the Catskills Youth Climate Summit

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County is currently accepting applications from students in grades 7-12 and teachers in the Catskill region to attend the 2018 Catskills Youth Climate Summit. This free overnight summit will take place Tuesday-Wednesday, October 9-10, 2018 at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville.

The Summit gives students an opportunity to attend presentations and workshops on climate change and sustainability. Additionally, attendees are invited to participate in group discussions and activities that are designed to challenge perceptions, brainstorm solutions, and discover new ways to live more sustainable lifestyles.

The Catskills Youth Climate Summit will include meals and an overnight stay in a Frost Valley cabin. Schools are required to provide their own transportation to and from Frost Valley. The number of participants may be limited based on funding.

For more information or to apply to attend the Youth Climate Summit, go to ccedelaware.org/youth-summit. Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County at 607-865-6531 or email jmd30@cornell.edu if you have any questions.


Frost Valley YMCA

Frost Valley YMCA is a 5,500-acre, year-round camp - There's something for everyone here in the Valley. From group and family retreats to overnight camps to horse camps to teambuilding, we've got you covered. School groups love taking a three-night field trip to explore the natural world and learn about the environment and their classmates. Family weekends are the perfect getaway for the young and the young at heart. Teambuilding retreats afford corporate, collegiate, religious, and other groups the opportunity to challenge themselves and effectively work toward common goals. In the summertime we're where kids and teens gain independence, explore the world, and make lifelong friends through various camps such as traditional sleepaway camp, farm camp, horse camp, adventure trips, survival camp, and day camp. Call (845)985-2291 or email info@frostvalley.org to learn more today!

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