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Woodbridge Youth Services News – May 2022

Woodbridge Youth Services News – May 2022

Job Bank

Woodbridge Teens Work for Residents

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. Build your resume and gain skills. Parent permission is required.

Residents are encouraged to call to hire teens to do odd jobs in Woodbridge like yardwork, babysitting, and animal care.

Youth Evening Programs:

Big Daddy’s Racing at Bethwood 7th & 8th Grade Party- May 13

Seventh and eighth grade residents of Woodbridge and Bethany will have a ball at this bash. Non-residents who attend Amity Middle School-Bethany 7th or 8th grade are also invited.  Enjoy a party with a DJ and Big Daddy’s Car Racing and games on May 13th on the field behind Amity Middle School-Bethany from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Rain brings program into the gym. Pizza, snacks, and a free raffle for awesome prizes are included for a $7 fee. Check our Town’s website or our Facebook for any additional information. Register in advance by 5/12 to receive an extra raffle ticket by calling 203-389-3429.

Volunteers needed: Contact Youth Services to chaperone, donate, or help with food or registration.

BOW 8th Grade Party

Over 200 eighth graders from Bethany, Orange, and Woodbridge attended the BOW party at Amity High School recently sponsored by Youth Services Departments in Woodbridge and Orange with some financial support from the Town of Bethany. The volunteers are always a crucial part of these programs. Many thanks to those who assisted either at the program or by donating raffle prizes. Prizes included gift cards to Starbucks, The Vault Virtual Reality, Dip Top, and finally an Amazon Dot. Students were happy to connect with students they may see in high school in the fall.

Awareness Week at Amity Middle School-Donations Needed

Students at Amity Middle School-Bethany celebrated Awareness Week from 4/25 – 4/29 sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany. The Student Council chose themes of Pride, Team Building, Day of Silence, Appreciation of the Environment, and Canstruction to provide food for those in need. Many thanks to teachers Kathy Habersang and Marika Wissink for their support of this event.

BOWDAAC-Let’s Talk Prevention

BOWDAAC (Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge Drug/Alcohol Action Committee) is a grant-funded Local Prevention Council serving the communities of Bethany, Orange, and Woodbridge. Its mission is to reduce underage drinking and substance use by promoting awareness through educational programs and community collaborations. New members are welcome. For more information or to join our committee, email info.bowdaac@gmail.com or check out our website www.bowdaac.org

  1. Woodbridge and Orange Youth Service Departments sponsored a team building program at Discovery Adventure Program for members of the new Amity Connections group.
  2. Eighth graders from Bethany, Woodbridge, and Orange came to Amity High School for a party on April 22nd.

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

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