Youth Council

2018 City of Concord Youth Council Executive Board: President, Brea Reed; Vice President, Kelsey Mosshart; Secretary, Javon Davis; Finance Chair, Nandika Komirisetti; Program/Mentor Chair, Christyna Reagan; Social Chair, Shania Mastan. 


Advisors are Taylor Morris, Parks & Recreation Program Supervisor, Montana Maurer, Recreation Program Specialist & Weston Lawrence, Recreation Program Specialist

Youth Council Events (Fall-18)

Greenway Adventures

Members have assisted with the ongoing environmental education program along the trails and in the parks. Volunteers assisted with Sun Snatcher chasing the sun, Insect Safari we went on a hunt for bugs. Volunteers lead games, activities and crafts along with the instructor.
Volunteers: Kaurwaki, Rishi, Angel, Harshita, Cathy, Anna, Nandika, Ashling, Neha, Varun & Joseph.

Artful Antics

Members are assisting this after-school program as young kids from around the neighborhood and city come to try new art activities each week. Volunteers lead and assist the participants on works of art and fun activities.
Volunteers: Riya, Lauren H, Cathy, Kylie & Kennedy.

Teen Tournaments

YC members are hosting social opportunities for all teens in Concord with Gaga Ball and Archery Attack  challenges. These are free activities for all teens.
Volunteers: Bella, Tina, Josh, Shaista, Nandika & Justin

Nature Snap Kids

This is an awesome Parks & Recreation program offering young children the opportunity to use mini personal cameras to capture nature and lots of fun. Volunteers assist the children with the technology and pointing out objects and wildlife along the hike.
Volunteer: Campbell & Chance

Art-Ventures

This program is an exploration of nature through art techniques. We gather items from nature to create each masterpiece with the kids. 
Volunteers: Emma & Christyna

Bonjour, Ciao, Yassou or Hello!

We are traveling around the world on a journey tasting cultural foods, listening to their music and playing their games. Volunteers assisted the instructor with activities, crafts and food preparations.
Volunteers: Keeley, Shaista & McKayla

Adopt A Stream

Partnered with Concord Wildlife Alliance, our members jumped right into the creek along Village Greenway to clean sweep the water, banks and all the litter we could find. Volunteers collected items of all kinds and enjoyed a fun wet hike.
Volunteers: Kelsey, Javon, Anvitha, Seka, Terra, Christyna, Abel, Justin & Carlin

Grossology

This spooky, ooie-gooie class gave participants the chance to try all kinds of fun experiments and crafts for the Halloween season. Volunteers assisted with shrunken apple heads, zombie brains and crafting much more.
Volunteers: Tina, Bella, Jason, Terra, McKayla, Shaista, Chase, Lauren

Special Olympics: Bocce Ball

At this event volunteers assisted with checking in participants, helping game judges and encouraging participants. 
Volunteers: Javon, Neha, Carlin & Kaurwaki

Dogs' Day Out

This is a Youth Council original annual event. Members cooked up home-baked goodies, cooked and sold hot dogs and refreshments for fundraising, assisted at Paws Headquarters, the doggie fun zone and worked as judges for the contest stage. This is always a member favorite. 
Volunteers: Lauren H, Reilly, Angel, Emma S, Betsy, Shania, David, Grace, Giuliana, Terra, Reagan, Cathy, Carlin, Joseph, Thelen, McKayla, Javon, Abel, Kelsey & Ezeji

Backpacks for Hope

Each month members put together goodie bags for 100 children, and each month the theme for these snacks are based on holidays or events during that specific month. At the beginning of the school year we collected school supplies.
Chair: Daijah-Lynn; Volunteers: Riya, Lauren H, Marissa & David