After School Program
After school programs for children in 3rd and 4th grade from Big Flats Elementary School participate in different program sessions throughout the school year. The sessions are one day a week for five weeks from 2:30 - 4:00pm. The program sessions include a time for homework, a healthy snack, and an activity such as gardening, cooking, board games, and chess.
Summer T.A.F.F.Y. is a park program for children at least 5 years of age, and has been in operation for 67 years in the Town of Big Flats. The program will be for 4 weeks and operate in 4 Town of Big Flats parks for the 2022 summer. The children are supervised by trained college and high school students. Activities include: outdoor games, crafts, and visits from the zoomobile and bookmobile. The program is Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 2:45pm beginning July 5th - July 29th, 2022.
Teen Commission is for high school students in grades 9-12th. Monthly meetings are self governed by the teens, with supervision, to plan and implement events for peers and other age groups. The teens also participate in community service opportunities. The monthly meetings are held once a month at the Community Center. Join the Youth Department mailing list to receive meeting notifications and check the Youth Department Facebook page for updates.
Winter T.A.F.F.Y. is also known as “Bingo”. Students in grades Kindergarten-4th meet at the Community Center on most Friday nights from 5:00 - 7:00pm. This program runs September until Spring Break. The children have a pizza dinner, play bingo and other games while being supervised by college and high school counselors. The admission fee is a canned food to benefit the Big Flats Food Pantry.
Youth Organization is for students in grades 5-8th. Monthly meetings and events are held at the Community Center and volunteer projects are scheduled throughout the year. Join the Youth Department mailing list to receive meeting notifications and check the Youth Department Facebook page for updates.