2022 PROJECTS (Session Weeks)

Each session is limited to 10 participants. Program registration is first come first serve so sign up early. Please choose your sessions based on your availability and interest!
 
Drop off at 9:00 AM and pick up at 3:00 PM unless otherwise noted. 

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Session 1:

TC3 Farm

          &

Southworth Library

Monday-Thursday

July 11-July 14 @ TC3 Farm

July 18-July 21 @ Southworth Library

Home Base (drop off and pick up):

Week 1:

TC3 Farm 

100 Cortland Rd

Dryden, NY 13053

Week 2:

Southworth Library 

24 W Main St

Dryden, NY 13053

 

Learn and be a part of what it takes to bring food to the table! In week 1 we will see the production side of the food industry by helping with the farm operation at TC3 farm, assisting with the growing and harvesting of nutritious organic vegetables.

 

In Week 2 of this session we will embrace our inner bookworms and head to the Southworth Library. We will have the chance to help out with some of the Library's summer programming, as well as work on some beautification projects at one of Dryden's most historic community landmarks.

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Session 2:

Dryden Summer Camp

                    &

Dryden Rail Trail/O.D. von Engeln Preserve at Malloryville

Monday-Thursday

August 1 - August 4 @ Dryden Summer Camp

August 8 - August 11 @ Dryden Rail Trail/O.D. von Engeln Preserve at Malloryville

Home Base (drop off and pick up):

Week 1:

Dryden Elementary School - front lobby area

36 Union St

Dryden, NY 13053

Week 2:

Houtz Hall (Etna Post Office)

2 Lower Creek Rd.

Etna, NY 13062

Week 1 of this session of Project LEAD is your chance to give back to youth younger than you and help guide them along their path.  We will assist the summer camp with games, crafts, lunch and more!

Week 2 of this session will take us out to the trails and conservancies that protect and preserve some of the amazing ecological landscapes in Dryden.  For one week of Session 2, we will help clear parts of the Dryden Rail Trail and help maintain the O.D. von Engeln Preserve at Malloryville.

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Session 3:

Varna Community Center

       &

4-H Acres

Monday-Thursday

August 15 - August 18 @ Varna Community Center

August 22 - August 25 @ 4-H Acres

Home Base (drop off and pick up):

Week 1:

Varna Community Center

943 Dryden Road

Ithaca, NY 14850

Week 2:

4-H Acres

418 Lower Creek Road

Ithaca, New York 14850

Week 1 of this session will bring us out to the Varna Community Association where we will brush up on some trail-building skills and work on some projects at the Varna Community Center.

In Week 2, we will help beautify and maintain a space that is an important meeting place for the local community at 4-H Acres.