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BYC Web Images 2010.jpgBurlington Youth Council (BYC)
  • Meets the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Ages: 9th through 12th grade (Junior Members: 6th through 8th grade)
  • Cost: Free to join!
  • Thataways Youth Center - 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215
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The Burlington Youth Council (BYC) is a community service organization that meets the needs of the Alamance/Burlington middle and high school students.  The BYC is the backbone of Thataways, in which they offer suggestions of programs and activities that are held there.  This active group of teens volunteer for various events and assists with local programs in the Alamance County area as well as offering activities for themselves.  The BYC strives to provide healthy and fun activities for young people around Alamance County.

Past events presented by the BYC:
  • Battle of the Bands
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
  • BYC Teen Trips
  • Haunted House
  • May Day - a teen day in the park
  • Middle School Dances
  • Valentine's Dances
  • Two to Moon Fall Jam
  • Valentine's Dances
  • Wet 'n' Wild Day in the Park

Past Community Service Projects:
  • Adopt A Highway
  • Christmas Luncheon for Foster Children
  • Community Awareness Day
  • Make A Difference Day
  • Volunteer at the Pet Adoption Center
  • Volunteer at the Good Shepherd Community Kitchen
  • Visits Nursing Homes

Past trips taken by the BYC:
  • Appalachian Ski Mountain
  • Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Game
  • Carowinds
  • Kings Dominion
  • Myrtle Beach
  • State Youth Council conferences held across North Carolina

To become a member of BYC, students must be enrolled in an Alamance County school and maintain satisfactory grades.  Members must attend BYC meetings and events on a regular basis.  For more information or an application call (336) 222-5134 or click below.

Burlington Youth Council Application