Distinguished Youth Award

  1. DYA Program
  2. 2021
  3. 2020
  4. 2018

Promoting and Recognizing Achievement, Initiative and Service in
Suffolk County’s Youth (Ages 13-18)

  • Volunteer Service - Volunteer your time and talents for the benefit of others in Distinguished-Youth-Award-Flyer-20-21 Opens in new windowyour community.
  • Personal Development - Assess your skills and qualities then set goals for personal improvement.
  • Exploration - Visit 15 Suffolk County parks to enhance your knowledge of the beauty and diversity of Suffolk County’s natural world.
  • Physical Fitness - Increase your level of physical activity, to promote a healthy and active lifestyle.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM EARN THE SUFFOLK COUNTY LEGISLATURE’S DISTINGUISHED YOUTH AWARD MEDAL BASED ON THREE TIERS OF RECOGNITION: GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE.


REGISTRATION FOR THE DYA 2021/2022 IS ONGOING.

Distinguished Youth Award Downloads

Distinguished Youth Award Flyer (PDF)

Distinguished Youth Award Program Description and Information Packet (PDF)

Distinguished Youth Award Record Book (PDF)

Distinguished Youth Award/Registration Waiver Form (PDF)

Suffolk County Parks Information Booklet (PDF)