Our Mission

SCYC supports youth on their path to healthy adulthood.

School Community Youth Collaborative was established in 1999 as a not-for-profit organization in Cortez, CO. 

Our Vision

All youth are valued and thriving members of our community.

SCYC believes all youth are capable, engaged leaders that will build an open and responsive community.

SCYC Announcements

Employment Opportunity

Do you want to support young people in Montezuma County while working with a values-driven team?

Apply to work for SCYC today as our 21st Century Community Learning Centers Coordinator.

Click here for more information & to apply. 

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As summer comes to an end and another school year begins, we want to celebrate the youth in our community where seven out of ten did not use marijuana in the past 30 days. 


Want to get involved to support our local youth?  Join CTC! 


Contact Melanie at mbegay@co.montezuma.co.us


The 2021 election is coming up on November 2.

SCYC is committed to lifting up our community’s needs. Ensure you are registered and encourage your friends and families to do the same. 

  • Are you registered to vote? CLICK HERE to register, check your registration status, or update your registration.


  • Already registered? Make a plan and show that our community is committed to voting by completing this Pledge to Vote.

“Rather than standing or speaking for children, we need to stand with children speaking for themselves."

-Sandra Meucci-