Hearts for Youth Weekly News (Click to view)

Hearts for Youth has a great lineup of programs for students of all ages this fall. Mrs. Calhoun will be hosting a ZOOM Lego club for students in Pre-K-5th grade for six Tuesdays starting October 20 from 3-3:45pm. Registration is required to receive the link for ZOOM. You will need your own legos. She will also be hosting a wood burning class for students in grades 6-12 on Wednesday, Nov 4 3:45-5:00pm at ACS. In this class students will learn beginning word burning techniques and create a wood creation using a small wood slice.  Pre-registration is required.

Mrs. Haddock and Ms. Hebert will be offering a mosaics class in November for grades 6 and above. The first class will be held on Wednesday, Oct 28th 3:45-5:00pm at ACS. In this class students will learn the mosaic process, design their mirror and paint background board. The next two classes are planned for Saturdays in November.  We will schedule these days once the mosaic material arrives.  We are hoping November 7 and 14, but it could be the 14th and 21st. Pre-registration is required.

Mrs. Weldon will be teaching a Christmas craft class for students in grades 2-4 on December 8, 9 and 10 with a location and time to be determined. Class size will be limited and pre-registration is required.

HFY offers an outdoor toddler and preschool story time on Tuesdays at 10am. Weather permitting, children and their care givers are invited to join Samantha Calhoun each week for stories and crafts outside at the Indian River Lakes Conservancy Redwood Preserve. We will move to the Alexandria Bay Village Community Room for the month of November.

Hearts for Youth’s jewelry making class led by Mary Mitchell will be held December 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 from 3:45-5pm. This class is designed for students in 5th grade and above and students must pre-register. Location will be determined.

Teens and adults who would like to try making your own greeting cards, HFY is selling create your own greeting card kits put together by Janet Hanni. The cost of the kit is $15 per person and includes your supplies for making your own cards minus the glue, markers or colored pencils. If you are interested in participating, please contact HFY or see the google form link on our Facebook page and website. Kits may be paid for and picked up at Macsherry library or will be delivered to ACS students and staff.

For more information about Hearts for Youth, be sure to check out our website at www.heartsforyouth.org or follow us on Facebook for the most up to date information. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at heartsforyouth@gmail.com or 315-783-3248.

Mosaic – Sign up by sending an email to heartsforyouth@gmail.com
This is a great family project.

Brochures (click for more information)

We offer 4 sessions of programs.

Fall 2019

Winter 2020

Spring 2020 – cancelled due to Coronavirus

Summer 2020 Brochure

Fall 2020 – due to covid we are not publishing a brochure and have limited programs. All programs must follow CDC guidelines.

HFY is looking for your suggestions for other virtual programs, activities or events you would be interested in us hosting. If you have any ideas, please be sure to let us know. Meanwhile we are sharing other activities we find online. There are other new activities and challenges going up on our social media page often just like this, so be sure to check it out for the latest in HFY news and fun!

St. Lawerence arts Grant (Click for more information)

With the help of St. Lawrence Art Council, Hearts for Youth hosts many programs. The following project are made possible with funds from the decentralization program, a regent program of the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.

K- 3 Acrylic class – completed

Advanced Acrylic – completed

Sewing class – November 2020

Jewelry class – December 2020

Mosaics – Oct 28 and November 2020

Theater class / Changed to a Fine Arts 2 class- completed

Fine Arts with Mrs. Hyde – completed