Youth Services Bureau

Join us for a discussion of the latest information coming from sources such as Yale’s just-completed $10 million grant exploring the risks associated with vaping. Join an exchange of ideas on how best to curb this latest trend amongst our youth.

It’s not all Rainbows and Unicorns

A confidential support group for tweens and younger teens who have experienced anxiety and depression will meet on Friday’s beginning March 19 from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

Each session will focus on reinforcing positive coping techniques using a framework of cognitive behavioral and mindfulness techniques. Art, music, meditation and other expressive activities will be included with guided discussions and sharing.

Zombie Shuffle

The Granby Youth Action Council is proud to announce its Zombie Shuffle for students in grades 3-5 and a parent/loved adult. The fun-filled event will feature games, costumes (if you want), food, music and dancing. It will take place Saturday, Oct.

Sex education program

Parents are children’s primary teachers, but most often society is teaching our children about sexuality. Our Whole Lives (OWL) is an antidote to sexualized media messages, peer pressure, misinformation and prejudice.

Summer programs at the YSB

For Tweens and young teens: 

Too old for day camp but still bored? Try four-week Circle programs.

Boys: Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., and Thursdays, 5-6:30 p.m., beginning July 17

Girls: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning July 16

For Boys: Ages 9-14 Blending outside play, hiking and games with some guided self-exploration participants will examine competition, bullying, emotions and being a boy, the unspoken rules of being a boy, the expectations of being a boy vs.