Join Us on April 21 – 22 for Global Youth Service Day

On  April 21 -22nd, Colorado Young Leaders (CYL) will bring young people and local non-profits from across the metro area together for GYSD, the largest and longest-running annual youth service event in the world.

  • Together We  CYL students have organized  high-impact, high visibility service projects to help address key needs in their communities
  • Together We students from across Denver will come together to volunteer on April 22
  • Together We after a day of service, join CYL to celebrate our accomplishments and hear from community leaders.

Together We HAVE AN IMPACT

  • Be a part of something amazing and bigger than yourself
  • Get service credit
  • Make an impact on the world and your local community

Together We GET INVOLVED

  • Check out our GYSD projects – pick one – register – join us for the fun!

CYL Global Youth Service Day Projects

Feed – Dig – Learn with CYL

Help grow community and expand access to healthy food in one of Denver’s food desert neighborhoods. Volunteers will be readying the West Colfax Community Garden for spring and helping to feed community members experiencing homelessness.

22 April 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dry Gulch Park
1100 N. Perry St
Denver, CO 80204

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Youth Mental Health Field Day with CYL

Participate in a community field day! Designed to help teens take a break from the pressures they face in today’s busy world. Volunteers will help with activities and participants need to be ready for fun!

22 April 2018 @ 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Civic Green Park
9370 S. Ridgeline Blvd
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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Creek Clean-Up with Groundwork Denver

Help clean-up along the South Platte River and Bear Creek. This is a great opportunity for families, and community members to get outdoors and keep our urban waters clean.

21 April 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
River Run Park
2101 W. Oxford Ave.
Sheridan, CO 80110

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Palmer Park Trail Maintenance – with RMFI

Join CYL, Rocky Mountain Field Institute, the City of Colorado Springs, and the Guardians of Palmer Park to improve trails.  Volunteers will complete trail maintenance and restoration projects.  This is moderate to strenuous work and requires some heavy lifting.

21 April 2018 @ 8:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Palmer Park
3344-3376 Paseo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

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Garden of the Gods Youth Day – with RMFI

Join CYL and Rocky Mountain Field Institute for a day of giving back to one of Colorado Springs most treasured landscapes – the Garden of the Gods! Volunteers will complete a day of trail maintenance.  This moderately strenuous work is geared for middle and high school students, but age 8 and up are permitted with a parent volunteer.  

22 April 2018 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Garden of the Gods
1805 N. 30th St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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What’s Chalkin’?  with CYL 

We will be using community artwork to inspire connection, well being, and mental health.  Volunteers will create messages, quotes, and drawings that promote well being using chalk at the entrance to Smoky Hill Library in  Arapahoe County.  

*Updated Due to Weather*

22 April 2018 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Smoky Hill Library
5430 S. Biscay Circle
Centennial, CO 80015

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Flower Planting & Bike Riding with CYL

This is your chance to leave your “print” on a community park. Volunteers will be planting flowers, creating community art, and are welcome to bring your bike for a community bike ride.

21 April 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Majestic View park
West 72nd Avenue
Arvada, CO 80004

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Park Beautification with Denver Parks and Recreation + Environmental Learning for Kids

Join other teens to keep Denver’s parks beautiful. Be prepared to work outside, supplied provide by ELK and Denver Parks and Recreation.

21 April 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parkfield Lake Park
15555 E. 53rd Ave
Denver, CO 80239

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Partners for Paws –  with CYL & Collegiate Prep Academy

Volunteers will be helping create care packages for new pet owners to take home. Help families in the Montbello neighborhood provide care for their pets. 

21 April 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm 
Collegiate Prep Academy
5290 Kittredge St.
Denver, CO 80239

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