• About Statesboro Youth Connect (SYC)

    Statesboro Youth Connect is a 5-week summer program for high school students. The program starts on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. Students will get to interact with government leaders, community leaders, and other individuals to obtain valuable skills.  The total number of hours committed to SYC is 30 hours each week. Participants will be paid $7.25 per hour. Content covered includes:

    • Fundamentals of City Government
    • Life Skills, Soft Skills, and Employability Skills
    • Career Exploration
    • Civic Engagement
    • Leadership
    • Diversity

    The City of Statesboro will accept applications for the 2024 Youth Connect cohort from March 4th through March 24th.

  • Eligibility

    • To be eligible for the program, a student must be enrolled in high school (grades 10 through 12 by August 2024); and
    • Live in the city limits of Statesboro; or
    • A dependent of a City of Statesboro employee

Dr. LaSara Mitchell

Program Coordinator, Statesboro Village Builders

Phone: (912) 212-2378
Email: lasara.mitchell@statesboroga.gov