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Programs for Youth

In cooperation with the youth project of the Uniondale Community Council (UCCYP), John J Byrne Community Center plays a vital role in hosting programs for young people. The youth project began in 1979 by providing high school and judo classes at a Methodist Church in the neighborhood. Today they are headquartered at John J Byrne Community Center and provide:

  •  Advantage After-School 
  • YDDP Partnership
  • Summer Camp

Energetic Enterprise Youth Community Studio (EEYCS) is a cooperating agency at John J Byrne Community Center that provides an Eight-Week Podcast program. The program offers instruction for its youthful participants in the process and relevant equipment needed for podcasting. The program also is an after-school opportunity to showcase their talents and interests through:

  •  Musical Performance and Production – developing skills for youth in songwriting, singing, music engineering, and deejaying.
  • Sports – providing youth instructions in the fundamentals of flag football and soccer
  • Production of youth television interview episodes

The Martial Arts program

The Community Gardening program