CYO Offers Youth Winter Break Activities

Written by John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
Fulton, NY – Youth looking for something to do during the upcoming winter break are invited to join the fun at CYO.  The program has extended its hours for the week of Feb. 18 and added a number of special activities for youth of all ages.

“We have put together a schedule filled with activities,” said CYO coordinator, George Timmins.  “It begins Monday, Feb. 18 with a free fun day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. when youth will have full access to the CYO gym, game room, and arts and crafts room.”

The schedule for the rest of the week is as follows:

Feb. 19, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Fun Fitness Day featuring kickball, hula-hoop, 3 on 3 basketball, and mini-style boot camp exercises

Feb. 20, 10 – 7 p.m. – Movie Day, in addition to open free time there will be an appropriate movie for all ages. Families are welcome to attend.

Feb. 21, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Art Day, in addition to open free time those interested can participate in painting murals on the gym walls.

Feb. 22, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Free fun day with full access to the CYO gym, game room, and arts and crafts room.

Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Free fun day with full access to the CYO gym, game room, and arts and crafts room.

“For a more extensive schedule of CYO day to day activities check with any CYO staff member or check out our communication board as you enter our facility.  I encourage area youth and their families to visit the CYO program and discover all that is has to offer,” added Timmins.

The CYO program, funded in part by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services through the Oswego City / County Youth Bureau, has designed a variety of activities to aid in the recreational development of youth in Fulton, as well as the surrounding communities of Oswego County.

All activities are free of charge and are supervised by a trained staff.

Regular hours for CYO are Monday through Friday 3 – 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for grades 2 – 12.

For more information on snow days and vacation days and any other questions, call CYO coordinator Timmins at 315-598-3980, ext. 254.

Catholic Charities of Oswego County serves all people in need regardless of their religious affiliation.  Primary funding sources for Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s programs are the United Way of Greater Oswego County, the Diocesan Hope Appeal, the County of Oswego and private donations by individuals and local companies and organizations.