WYC Activities Week Beginning February 17, 2019

This Monday, February 18th is President’s Day and the rest of the week, the WCS will be off for Winter Break. So, please note that Dance and Movement on the 18th WILL NOT be meeting and will resume next Monday, February 25th.

Also the 2018-19 Biddy Basketball season has ended with a great Westport Tournament hosting 7 Towns in Essex County on Saturday February 9th. Another great tournament with all players from all teams playing competitive and respectable basketball. Kudos to the Coaches and supporters of all teams. Everyone demonstrated a lot of class and positive character!

Skating Rink: The Ice Rink at Ballard Park is open and has been used regularly for the past 5 weeks. Please come down and enjoy the ice and feel free to shovel a little bit when you are there. The shovels are available and many hands make light work. It’s a great week to enjoy and get outside!! 

SUMMER PROGRAM COUNSELORS: Any School age kids 14 and older who would like to become a Counselor or a Counselor in training (CIT) for our WYC Summer Program PLEASE CONTACT ED MASON on 518.225.9772. We will be holding interviews in March and make all decisions by the end of the month so we can start to prepare our fast approaching Summer Program running from July 1st through August 9th.


SUMMER PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Anyone interested in applying for the Summer Program Director for the 2019 Summer Program, please complete an applications that you can pick up at the Town Hall or print from the Westport Town Website. With the completed application, please include a cover letter and resume and address it to Ed Mason, WYC Director, 22 Champlain Ave. Westport, New York 12993. The Program runs for 6 weeks beginning Monday, July 1, 2019 and finishes on Friday, August 9, 2019.  If you have any questions, please contact Ed Mason on 518.225.9772. THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR A COLLEGE STUDENT on break to gain experience and make some good money. Our salary is more than competitive!! The Board of Directors will be interviewing and making a final decision by mid-March. Please get your resume’s in ASAP. Thank you!!! 


The 2019 Ski/Ride Program’s  WILL NOT BE RUNNING ON SUNDAY, February 17th. The next trip to Whiteface will be on Sunday February 24th. WCS has provided a bus for transportation if needed and Mark Evans will be driving the entire season. For those riding the bus, please be at the school at 8am. The bus will be returning between 4:45 and 5pm. Chaperones will be on the bus and on the Mountain to ensure organization and safety. Parents/guardians, please be at the school at 4:30pm to pick up our child. Please contact Ashley on 608.633.8114 or at ashleyahanson@aol.com as she is the WYC Board Member who is running this winter’s program.

ALSO, the REMAINING Dates for the Ski/Ride Program for 2019 are as follows:

SUNDAY: February 24th.

March 3rd and 10th.

RAIN DATE will be March 17th! If your ski/rider is riding the WCS School Bus, they must be at the school by 8am Sunday mornings. The Bus will return to WCS at 4pm or so.

If you have any questions on anything, please contact Ed Mason, Director on 518.225.9772.