4-H Member Sampling Water

Learn about water quality and pollution

4-H members identify native and invasive species

Identify native and invasive species

Members cleaning up SV park

Improve Spring Valley Memorial Park


Spring Valley 4-H Youth Environmental Task Force - Application Deadline

  • Monday, August 5, 2024, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Attention High School Students from the East Ramapo School District!

Are you interested in the environment and improving your community? Join the Spring Valley 4-H Youth Environmental Task Force where you will develop skills, connect with peers, and have a positive impact!


Sponsored by the Rockland County Youth Bureau and led by local organizations, Task Force members will learn about the environment through hands-on activities at Spring Valley Memorial Park. Members will also be able to improve the community by designing and implementing a community service project.

Who is Eligible?

  • 9th - 12th Grade Students from the East Ramapo School District
  • Can commit to all sessions and the service project
  • Work well in a team
  • Enjoy being outside
  • Excited to improve Spring Valley Memorial Park 


  • $10 stipend for each session attended (plus snacks)
  • Connection with local organizations/leaders
  • Skill development
  • Opportunity to improve your community

Tentative Schedule:

Monday - Friday, August 19 - 23, 2024, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Date Topic
August 19 Team-Building and Park Assessment
August 20 Park Maintenance, Safety, and Challenges
August 21 Water Quality and Soil Health
August 22  Invasive and Native Species
August 23 Brook Clean-Up, Celebration

Apply Now!

Application is due by 11:59pm on Monday, August 5.

To see the application questions, view this  Please note that the PDF is only for reference - only those who complete the online application will be considered.


Spring Valley Memorial Park
Dr Berg Lane
Spring Valley, New York 10977

Last updated March 7, 2024