We are pleased to invite you and your friends to the 2016 Hudson Youth Leadership Academy, or HYLA as we like to say. HYLA will offer leadership skill- building workshops. In an intense, but exciting five day conference. This is an opportunity for you to share your goals, strengthen your skills, and make life-long friends. Young people like you today have so much to offer as the leaders of tomorrow. With this view and our passion to see young people empowered, the Kurz Family Foundation initiated a collaboration between Creative Response to Conflict (CRC), Me to We, Free the Children and Rockland Community College (RCC).
This registration package has everything you need to apply to HYLA. To register, please complete this package and mail it to the address below. The HYLA Conference will be held from Monday, June 27 to Friday July 1 on the main campus of Rockland Community College.
The cost of the conference is based on a sliding scale. We ask that participants pay between $100 and $200. If you are able to pay at the higher end of the scale, you will be helping to support participants who are in need of financial aid. (Scholarship monies are available. Please write a separate letter stating your request) The day/time of the conference is as follows:
June 27 9-5
June 28 9-5
June 29 9-7
June 30 9-7 (barbeque and talent show)
July 1 9-3
Participants should arrive no later than 9 Am. at the entrance to the Cultural Arts Center. A HYLA team member will meet participants in the upper level of the Center. The balance is due Tuesday, June 7tn.
Application deadline with deposit is due June 1. In order for an application to be considered complete, a non-refundable deposit of $30 is expected at the time of application.
Parents/guardians are invited to a talent show and BBQ on Thursday at 5 P.M.. Please make checks payable to: Creative Response to Conflict. In the memo line on the check, please write HYLA. Please send the application and deposit to:
Creative Response to Conflict
521 North Broadway, Box 271, Nyack, New York 10960
Please click the link below for the full application