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Woodbridge Youth Services – February 2022

Woodbridge Youth Services – February 2022

Call 203-389-3429 or email npfund@woodbridgect.org for information or to sign up for programs. Like us on Facebook   Woodbridge, CT Youth Services

Snow Art Challenge for Woodbridge and Bethany Families

Bethany and Woodbridge families who find themselves looking for outdoor fun this winter can express their talents by entering the Youth Services Snow Art Competition. Email a photo as an attachment of you and your family with your creation to youthone@woodbridgect.org.  Prizes will be awarded for skill and creativity. Check the Town of Woodbridge website at https://www.woodbridgect.org/160/Youth-Services or see our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Woodbridge-Youth-Services-Woodbridge-CT- for updates and prizewinners.  Due date for photos is March 1, 2022. Sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany.

Internet Safety

On Monday January 31st, all 7th and 8th grade students at Amity Middle School Bethany participated in an internet safety presentation given by Scott Driscoll of Internet Safety Concepts. The presentations provided students with information on how to safely use technology and how to best avoid the potential dangers of the internet. Social media safety as well as cyberbullying were also addressed. This presentation was sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services.

Job Bank

It’s snow season! Residents may call to hire teens to shovel or do odd jobs. Please plan for snow shoveling as the number of teens is limited. Teens who want paid work should contact Youth Services to schedule an interview. The Job Bank is a referral service for residents who offer odd jobs to resident teens ages 13 – 18.

Valentine Wishes for Seniors

Bring some smiles to the faces of our senior residents by making a few valentines to show you care. Get creative and send a message of love and hope. Youth Services will distribute them to local seniors who may be lonely due to the pandemic and may lack the technology to stay in touch with family and friends. Please leave your cards in the Valentine collection box. Collection boxes can be found at Youth Services (4 Meetinghouse Lane), Amity Middle School Bethany, Amity High School, Beecher Road School or outside the Woodbridge Center gym. Please submit your cards by Monday 2/14.

Nominations for First Selectman’s Youth Award Sought

If you know a Woodbridge youth (up to 18 years old) who has volunteered their time working to improve the Town of Woodbridge or its residents, consider nominating that deserving resident. Principals, teachers, fellow students, neighbors, group, and religious leaders, etc. are encouraged to make nominations. Parents or family members may not nominate a relative. Nominations are due to Youth Services by April 4. The winner will receive an award and a gift at a date to be determined later this spring. The nomination form can be found on the Town Website.

Pi Day Celebration

Woodbridge Youth Services will be holding an after-school program to celebrate Pi Day on March 14th at Amity Middle School Bethany. Students will get to make their own individual pizza pies! The cost to register is $10.00. A permission form can be found on the Town website.

  1. This delightful and whimsical snow creation was included in last year’s challenge. Make sure to enter the Snow Art Challenge
  2. Scott Driscoll presenting to AMSB 7th and 8th grade students on Internet Safety sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services

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