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Summer 2014
Our summer programs are hot and ready!!

We have twelve programs and events happening through July and August...

Safe Summer Nights
We are in our fifth year of our Safe Summer Nights Program series. We have four exciting nights lined up for youth entering grades 6-12.
-July 1 - Summer Olympics at Hoyt Farm in Commack from 6:00-9:00PM
To register a team of four for the Summer Olympics, please email us.
-July 14 - Pool Night at Smithtown Landing Pool from 6:00-8:00PM
-July 29 - Scavenger Hunt at Hoyt Farm in Commack from 6:00-9:00PM
To register a team of four for the Summer Olympics, please email us.
-August 8 - Dance Party at Hoyt Farm in Commack from 6:00-9:00PM


Time Out 4 Me is a girls empowerment group that will discuss postitve body image, bullying, and more. The program will end with a free fitness class taught by Maureen Murphy, a group fitness instructor and a teacher at Commack High School.
Dates: July 2, 16, 30, August 6
Time: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Location: Community Room of Horizons Counseling and Education Center
                        161 East Main Street, Smithtown (Please use the back entrance)
Register:  or 


Sibling Group provides peer support for any siblings of those diagnosed with special needs. There are two sessions split by grade.
Dates: July 7 and 21
Times: Grades K-5: 10:00-11:00AM
  Grades 6-12: 11:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Community Room of Horizons Counseling and Education Center
                        161 East Main Street, Smithtown (Please use the back entrance)
Register:

Character Education and Stranger Awareness is a block program this summer, offering a two-for-one deal. Students will learn important skills to become the best person they can be, while also learning how to be confident in saying no to strangers and strange situations. Empire States Karate will be joining us to deliver different techniques and skills.
Dates: Grades 3-5July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12
                Grades K-2: July 9, 16, 23, 29, August 6, 13
Time: 3:00-5:15PM
Location: Community Room of Horizons Counseling and Education Center
                        161 East Main Street, Smithtown (Please use the back entrance)
Register: 


Creative Writing is open to students entering grades 5-12. This class will explore creative writing styles and will be taught by Alexandra Berti, a senior in high school and Youth Advisory Board member.
Dates: July 10 and 17
Time: 4:45-5:45PM
Location: Community Room of Horizons Counseling and Education Center
                        161 East Main Street, Smithtown (Please use the back entrance)
Register: 


Youth Bureau Bowling Night! We are again partnering with Commack AMF to bring a night of bowling and fun for our youth. There are two separate sessions for grades K-5 and 6-12. The cost is only $13 for two games, shoe rental, two slices of pizza, and unlimited drinks.
Date: July 18, 2014
Time: Grades K-5: 3:30-5:30PM
Grades 6-12: 6:00-8:00PM
Location: Commack AMF Lanes, 2183 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
Register: 


Leaders and Babysitters is a two hour block program for students in grades 6-8 that combines out two most successful programs. Students will learn how to be effective leaders, while also learning tools to market themselves as a successful babysitter.
Dates: July 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18
Time: 4:15-6:30PM
Location: Community Room of Horizons Counseling and Education Center
                        161 East Main Street, Smithtown (Please use the back entrance)
Register: 


If there are any programs not mentioned that you see in our program list, please call us to start a waiting list! We will open a new session of any program once enough interest in generated!


Keeping Our Youth Active
There are lots of fun things to do in the Town of Smithtown.

Here is a listing of activities from ExploreLI.com that may be helpful to you and your family. 

Other Resources

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