AmeriCorps Summer Youth Activities Starts June 26

OSWEGO, NY – The AmeriCorps Summer Youth Activities at Oswego City Parks program kicks off on Thursday.

AmeriCorps members Cynthia Emrich and Erin Chetney will be providing equipment in conjunction with Oswego County Youth Bureau and the City of Oswego for games and activities for youth in our city parks.

The summer AmeriCorps goal is to help give local youth opportunities to become physically active and make healthy nutritional choices.

If you enjoy basketball, soccer, kickball, capture the flag, wiffleball, four square, ultimate frisbee, various tag games, water relays, water balloon toss and more then you should join us this summer!

Children under 12 are recommended to have an adult with them.

The program starts on Thursday (June 26) and will end on August 22.

The schedule includes the following days and times:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Breitbeck Park
And, 1 – 3 p.m. at East Park.

Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. – noon at West Park
And, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Oak Hill Park.

The Oswego County AmeriCorps program focuses on services for children and families.

Members mentor youth, provide fitness and nutrition activities for youth, and manage volunteers that serve their community.

Emrich and Chetney are only two out of 55 members this year that are serving in Oswego County, hoping to make a difference in our community.