Youth Bureau

Youth Advisory Board Applications


The Cohoes Youth Bureau's Youth Advisory Board is accepting applications for new youth and adult members. The responsibilities of a Youth Advisory Board member include attending meetings, participating in Youth Bureau sponsored programs and events, being a positive role model and offering insight and solution-based thinking to address issues facing today's youth. If you or anyone you know is interested, please contact Daniel Hytko, Human Services and Youth Bureau Director. Visit the Youth Advisory Board's Facebook page.

Youth Bureau Mission & Goals


The City of Cohoes Youth Bureau's mission is to improve the lives of Cohoes youth and the overall community by empowering youth, offering opportunities and creating good citizens.

The City of Cohoes Youth Bureau's collective goals are to:
  • Create positive social interactions through community events
  • Build partnerships with families and youth throughout the Cohoes community
  • Implement a Youth Advisory Board, which brings youth and adults together in a solution-based approach to tackling current youth issues
  • Offer character, citizenship and Career Connection education and support

Events & Meeting Dates for 2018

January
  •  8th: Meeting, 6 p.m. Cohoes High School

March

  • 12th: Meeting, 6 p.m. Cohoes High School
  • 20th: Stuffing Easter Eggs
  • 24th: Easter Egg Hunt
April
  • 2nd: Spring Mentors in Motion
  • Global Youth Service Day
  • City of Cohoes Beautification Weekend
May
  • 7th: Mentors in Motion Race Day
  • 14th: Meeting, 6 p.m. Cohoes High School
  • 24th: Memorial Day Parade

September

  • 10th: Meeting, 6 p.m. Cohoes High School
October 
  •  8th: Fall Mentors in Motion
  • 31st: Halloween Parade and Party 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
November
  • 12th: Meeting, 6 p.m. Cohoes High School
  •  19th: Turkey Trot Packet Pick-up 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Cohoes Vistor's Center
  • 22nd: Turkey Trot
  •  24th: Christmas Tree Lighting

*This may not be a complete listing of events. Some dates and times may be subject to change.