East Brunswick
Youth Council

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are Youth Council members?
-Male and Female
-Must reside in East Brunswick
-In grades 9-12 (ages 14-18)

How often do youth attend the programs?
As little or as much as you want. There is no mandatory requirement.

How long do programs last?
Youth Council runs from September until May every year. All the activities take place in the evenings and on weekends.
New members are always welcome!

What type of staffing do programs have?
There is one full time Advisor, one part time Youth Coordinator, lots of chaperones, and a Youth Executive Board.

What activities do the programs offer?
Youth Council offers exciting and stimulating opportunities for teens: Social and Recreation, Community Service, Environmental, Ski & Snowboard, Volleyball and Basketball, Fundraising, and the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition. We are positive you will find something that interests you.

Is Membership Required?
Yes, membership is required to participate in Youth Council activities. There is a $20.00 yearly membership dues fee.

Why You Should Be Involved?
-Youth Council members acquire valuable experience that will assist them as they transition into adulthood and their college careers.
-Youth Council allows participants to positively impact the community in which they live.
-It's a youth run civic organization
-Meet new people
-Experience new things
-Endless trips and social events
-Be involved in a group concerning youth-related issues
-Voice your concerns and ideas
-Suggest youth-related programming
-Help those who are less fortunate

How to Apply?
If you are interested in becoming a Youth Council member, pick up an application in person at the Division of Recreation, 350 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick or download the application at http://ebyouthcouncil.com.