Darien Youth Commission                                                     

Youth Commission Office, Room 110
Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road
203 656-7326 phone; 203 656-7388 alt. phone; 203 656-7393 fax
Email: asillars@darienct.gov

Open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm, closed Holidays

  • Alicia Sillars
    Youth Director
  • Joan Cavett  -- Program Secretary
  • Linda Hannett -- Program Secretary

Click here for a copy of the Darien Youth Commission Mission Statement

Click here for a copy of the current Youth Commission Board Members

 

WEATHER UPDATE -- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5...WE WILL BE HAVING THE 8TH GRADE TOPS VALENTINE'S DANCE AS PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED.  DETAILS BELOW!

 

 8TH GRADE TOPS FINAL DANCE -- ANNUAL VALENTINE'S DAY DANCE!  FRIDAY, 2/5 -- 7:30 - 9:00 P.M., DARIEN TOWN HALL GYMNASIUM. 

  • $10 per person (pay-per-event TOPS members)
  • FREE -- already paid TOPS members
  • Online registration IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. If you still need to register your child, please download the appropriate form from below, thoroughly complete and send with your child to event.
  • Includes d.j. entertainment, dancing, free photo booth, refreshments & a whole lot of fun.
  • Dress code is casual. Red, pink & white colors encouraged.

Each attendee will be given a ticket for a door prize (3 boy and 3 girl gift cards to local eateries!).  Additional tickets will be on sale for $1 each.  All proceeds will benefit ERIN'S ELVES.  Additional donations welcome.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8.  CLICK HERE FOR FAQ ABOUT PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION

Click here to download program/registration information

Click here to download registration forms (2 sides)

Click here for online registration (begins Monday, 2/8)

CLICK HERE FOR FAQ ABOUT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE DYC SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM.

CLICK HERE FOR CAMP COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

CLICK HERE FOR CAMP COUNSELOR APPLICATION

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TOPS REGISTRATION BEGAN MONDAY, AUGUST 17 PLEASE NOTE:  IF YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO ATTEND ANY TOPS EVENT, YOU MUST REGISTER HIM/HER WITH THE TOPS PROGRAM EVERY YEAR.

What is TOPS?  The Teen Options Program (TOPS) is sponsored by the Darien Youth Commission, endorsed by MMS & made possible through the generous involvement of the TOPS Board and many other parent volunteers.  TOPS is committed to offer affordable, safe, fun and drug & alcohol-free activities for Darien students in grades 6, 7 & 8 (both public & private school students).  There is a charge for each TOPS event.

 

RULES & REGULATIONS – Click here for additional information regarding Membership and Rules & Regulations.

 

DATES & FEES  Click here for program dates and fees for all three TOPS programs.

  

PAPER REGISTRATION – For those preferring not to register on-line, simply click on the appropriate grade listed below to download a TOPS membership form.  Completed pay-per-event membership forms may be returned to MMS (please do not send advance payment membership forms to MMS).  Forms may be returned to the Darien Youth Commission in Town Hall as well.  (These forms will be posted online on Wednesday, August 12.)

6TH GRADE TOPS REGISTRATION FORM

7TH GRADE TOPS REGISTRATION FORM

8TH GRADE TOPS REGISTRATION FORM

 

ON-LINE REGISTRATION – On-line registration for both advance-pay memberships (Visa/MasterCard) and pay-per-event membership is available for your convenience.  To register, you will need a Family Pin Number & a Client Barcode Number.  If you already have these #'s and have misplaced them, simply click on the "Forgot my Password" link on the "login" section of the of the online registration website.  They will be emailed back to you immediately.  Otherwise, if you need this information provided to you, please call 203-656-7388 during normal business hours.  (If no one is available, your call will be returned the next business day.)    Click here for online registration options.  (Online registration begins Monday, August 17.)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 31ST, 2015  WE DID IT!!! THE LARGEST ARMS-LINKED TOAST!  FOLKS FROM THE TOWN OF DARIEN AND FRIENDS & FAMILY NEAR AND FAR SET A NEW WORLD RECORD...558 STRONG!  THANKS TO ALL WHO SUPPORTED OUR EFFORT, WHETHER FINANCIALLY (Baywater Properties, Ring's End, Jeff Scalise Building Contractor Inc., Poland Spring Water, Darien Sport Shop, Palmer's Market, Ivanhoe Lodge, Nielsen's, First County Bank, David M. Osherow, DDS Orthodontics, Merrill Lynch, Floor Covering Warehouse), IN SPIRIT OR IN PERSON, WHAT A FUN WAY TO CELEBRATE THE GREAT TOWN OF DARIEN.  (Thanks to those who supported our partnership w/Person-to-Person's Stuff-a-truck campaign...560 lbs of food -- an average of one pound per person -- was received!)  FINALLY, THANKS TO THE MANY VOLUNTEERS WHO ACTED AS "STEWARDS" WHO HELPED WITH THE VERIFICATION PROCESS.  CHEERS!!

 

 

                                      

      Youth Commission monthly minutes & agendas posted here.

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    CLICK HERE FOR "WHAT'S UP FOR KIDS" MONTHLY CALENDAR