Photos: Art Students, Youth Commissioner Rock, Music & Movement Students, Youth Commissioner Tougas, Mayor McKee and Literacy Coordinator Rosemary Crozier discussing Early Education programs with Cumberland Superintendent of Schools, Phil Thornton.
Interested in the Cumberland Youth Commission? This OCYL program is having an Open House Thursday, May 16, from 6-9 PM for interested students. Click here for an application.
OCYL proudly welcomes former Youth Commissioner Andrew Beauregard for an internship at OCYL this summer! Andrew is a student at George Washington University studying political science.
Geocaching instructor, High School Math Tutors for summer, 1-8 Math Tutors, SAT PREP English, Youth Commission Advisor/Media Specialist. All applicants must have significant experience in education/youth, references and a background check. Send a resume and cover letter to Director Liz Lemire by May 31, 2013.
Register and drop off $50 deposit for Ages 3-5 Summer Literacy and Number Sense AND for students ENTERING K- 2 next Fall!
See Programs Page for details.
Early Childhood Assessment Results:
Students in the OCYL Literacy and Math Programs are given a kindergarten assessment each year.Literacy Assessment Fall 2012
Please click links below to see a summary of the results.
The Rhode Island Foundation supports OCYL with grant:
OCYL received a generous Organizational Development grant of $7,300 from the Rhode Island Foundation to provide support in strategic planning for the future of OCYL.
The "Great Ball Drop" was a great success!Thank you to all our supporters including Navigant Credit Union, Cumberland Local Education Fund, Mrs. Rhode Island United States Tonya Hurteau, the Valley Breeze and all 250 people who bought raffle tickets to "The 2012 Great Ball Drop". Over $1000 was raised for programming.
The Declaration of Education:
Mayor McKee and Superintendent Thornton hosted a meeting May 15th 2011 that included Town Council and School Committe. Click here for a link to the video from the meeting.
The Declaration was signed by Mayor Dan McKee, Superintendent Phil Thornton, Town Council President Jim Higgins, and School Committee Chair Jeff Mutter on January 31, 2012. Click here for the full text of the Education Declaration and
Youth Center Concept that were introduced at the 2012 New Year's Brunch with the Youth Commission.
OCYL is a Department of the
Town of Cumberland.
Additional Town Services include:
Early Intervention Screenings
Contact the Cumberland Pre-School at 333-0554 for an appointment. Upcoming screenings are scheduled at the Hayden Center next door to OCYL.
Parks and Recreation Department
Contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 334-9996. Offices are located at Diamond Hill Park on Diamond Hill Road. Summer Camp registration forms are available to pick up in the OCYL foyer as soon as they become available.
Contact the Library at 333-2552. The Library is located adjacent to the OCYL on the Monastery on Diamond Hill Road. Click here for a link.
Cumberland Public Library
What is the OCYL?