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Youth In Action!

Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) facilitates six Teen Outreach Program (TOP®) clubs in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham area. Clubs meet once a week in various settings: in-school at Thomas Harrison Middle School, afterschool at Skyline Middle School, and in community sites such as Mosby Heights, Harris Gardens, Second Home and Youth Council. Service learning is a core component of TOP®, where every year youth aim to complete twenty hours of meaningful community service. Club members chose their community service activity, plan, and implement the cookiesproject. Community service encourages TOP® members to set goals and understand the value of giving back to their community while building their sense of worth and self-efficacy (Continue Reading...)

Youth Igniting Change Summer Institute – June 20-23

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Join us this June 20-23 for our summer camp focusing on using art and media to challenge injustices in our schools and communities. If you are a teen looking to better understand yourself, your school, others, and your community, then we hope you will participate in this fun, engaging, and challenging youth leadership camp.

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Get Ready for OCY’s Annual Lucky Duck Fundraiser!

poster2016April 16th, 2016 at 4:00pm, Massanutten WaterPark

We are excited to announce this year’s Lucky Duck Race Fundraiser, a fun and easy way to support the programming and work of OCY. How it works: Buy a Lucky Duck ticket, get $15 dollars off your Massanutten WaterPark general admission pass and a chance to win huge prizes!   Buy Tickets –> (Continue Reading...)

Our Youth: Assets to Our Community

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPP) at OCY believes that young people are assets to our community that contribute positively to their families, schools, and communities. TPP builds confidence and self-efficacy in youth by running programs that center on, facilitate, and stress the positive contributions youth make to their communities. Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®), a program at TPP, runs local youth clubs in neighborhoods, schools, and community settings where community service learning flourishes. We would like to share with you a few things that our community, school, and neighborhood-based TOP® clubs have been doing. (Continue Reading...)

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