Mentoring Matters Conference 2019: Youth Day

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LIU Post

720 Northern Blvd.

Brookville, NY 11545

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Mentor New York’s conference Youth Day is a full-day, college-immersion experience for youth in middle school and high school mentoring programs to explore their passions and look forward to successful futures. Admission is free to mentoring programs and both breakfast and lunch will be served!


The College Experience

Youth will experience an interactive session with LIU Post student athletes and students. They will hear about the student’s college experience. Athletes will share the realities of balancing academics with their sports team demands and the experience of living on a college campus. All mentees will have the opportunity to ask questions and discover what being a college student is like.

Exploring Passions

Each mentee will have the opportunity to attend a workshop of their choice. Each 50-minute workshop will delve into a different skill or topic allowing youth to explore a passion or something new. A look at this year’s workshops:

  • Beyond the Piggy Bank: Budgeting Money 101 with Bethpage Federal Credit Union

  • The ABC’s of Acting with Northport Plays, Inc

  • Yoga for You with Yoga Nanda Garden City & Yoga Long Beach

  • Teenage Branding with Alison Wright, Founder and Executive Director, E School for Girls

  • More workshops to come!

Exciting Keynote Presentation

Details to be announced soon!


Each young person will need to be registered individually so that their workshop preference can be selected.

Deadline for registration: Friday, March 8, 2019

Permission Forms

Each young person will also need a parent or guardian to fill out and sign one of Mentor New York’s permission forms. Coordinators will need to submit permission forms to or fax to 212-953-1057.

Deadline for permission forms: Friday, March 1, 2019

Additional Notes

  • Check-in is from 8:30am to 9:00am. Breakfast will be served at this time.

  • We request that there is one chaperone for every five youth.


We look forward to seeing you and your youth on Long Island on Friday, March 15, 2019. With any questions or concerns, please contact us at 212-953-0945 or email Brittany Griffin at . Thank you and see you soon!

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