Activities We Support

The Youth Commission acts an advocate for the youth of our community. As such, there are numerous activities we support to allow the youth to flourish and grow. Below are some of the activities we support.

 

Family Dinner Night

Its that time of year again…September… The kids are back to school, sports are in full swing….. and Family Dinner is back on the chopping block! Family Dinners have consistently been linked to positive measures like increased self esteem, healthier diet, lower addiction/abuse rates, and more. (www.casafamilydinner.org) Ridgefield Community Coalition Against Substance Abuse is leading …

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Graham Dickinson SPIRIT Skate Park

The Graham Dickinson SPIRIT Skate Park gives skateboarders and inline skaters an exciting street course, lessons, rentals, parties and summer skate camps. For over 14 years, the park has drawn skaters from around the area looking to have fun and learn new moves and techniques. The park has offered training and employment opportunities for Ridgefield youth …

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Inside Out

Inside Out is a high school improvisation group focusing on important teen issues. The skits can be both humorous and dramatic, but all topics are always handled with sensitivity and skill. This year, the group will open for the Bullying Series at the Ridgefield Playhouse.

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The Barn Teen Center

Most commonly referred to as “The Barn”, this venue is owned and operated by the Town of Ridgefield, the Barn serves as a local teen center that engages kids from ages 13-17 in a variety of after school activities. The Barn is located at 10 Governor Street (in the Veterans Park Elementary School parking lot). …

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Y2Y Sponsorship Programs Description

Yes-2-Youth

Yes 2 Youth is a “brain child” of the Youth Commission. It began as a movement of sorts, to rally the community to support our youth. Yes-2-Youth currently supports the Barn teen center, Inside Out Players and the Graham Dickinson S.P.I.R.I.T. Skate Park, through our fundraising efforts we hope to be able to expand this …

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