Youth Services for April 2023
Drug Take Back Day
The DEA’s National Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00am-2:00pm at High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road in Orange. All unused/unwanted/expired medications will be taken (including liquids, sharps, and pet medications). Volunteers from the National Pharmacy Association will be on site to answer any questions, along with the Orange Police Department and CERT.
STEM Series Program
Beginning on March 24th, Youth Services started the first of a four-session STEM Series Program. Taught by 3 Amity High School students, participants in grades 4-6 learned about what bacteria is and how it forms, along with learning about DNA and making their own strands of DNA (as shown in the picture). Future sessions will include creating lava lamps, forming electricity with lemons, and learning about structural engineering while making marshmallow towers. Each session filled up within a week! We are hopeful to offer this program again in the future.