Welcome to the Long Island Youth Summit

The 2020 Long Island Youth Summit will take place on Friday, March 27, 2020 at St. Joseph’s College, NY Campus in Patchogue, NY.

The Summit will bring together talented high school students for a day of interactive workshops with experts in the fields of medicine, the environment, business and the economy, and leadership. The Summit offers students a unique opportunity to represent their high school, to interact with high school students from all over Long Island and experts in various business fields as well to win awards for their projects. 

The participation in this program is free for high school students and teachers; there are no costs involved in submitting projects.

The Summit is designed to engage high school students in an exploration of important current socio-medical, environmental and socio-economic issues. The Summit is a partnership among public and private high schools, St. Joseph’s College, Northwell Health, Vision Long Island and a number of other businesses and organizations who contribute to the Summit.  St. Joseph’s College will be hosting 2020 New York Youth Summit on its campus in Patchogue, NY.   

Students who will be selected as finalists to participate in the Summit conference on March 27, 2020 will attend workshops with top experts in environmental, socio-medical, and socio-economic fields.  All student finalists will also receive a Certificate of Participation in the 2020 Long Island Youth Summit.  The essays, video/film and art/photography projects of participants may be featured in public exhibits as well as various media outlets on Long Island.


Northwell Health has been the lead sponsor of the Long Island Youth Summit since 2011.  Northwell Health is one of the nation's largest health systems, delivering world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research and a visionary approach to medical education.

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St. Joseph's College is proud to be the host of the 11th Annual Long Island Youth summit.  The college has been serving the New York and Long Island community since 1916.

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