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Youth Services: 7/1/15

Youth Services: 7/1/15

Semi-Formal Dance

Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany sponsored the annual Semi-Formal Dance last month for 7th and 8th grade residents. Teens enjoyed dancing, games, and delicious refreshments which were donated by local businesses. Youth Services sold roses and students were able to take home photos of themselves with friends.

Youth-Services-2Amity Middle School Students Raise Funds for American Cancer Society

Students and staff at Amity Middle School-Bethany enjoyed a Kickball Tournament on the last day of school. Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany sponsored the event which raised $360.00 for the American Cancer Society.

Parent Support Group Summer Hours

Amity High School, Woodbridge Youth Services, and the Orange Drug and Alcohol Action Committee have teamed up to invite local parents who struggle with children who are, or may be, involved with substance abuse to share experiences and concerns in a confidential setting. The Amity Parent Support Group meets every other Friday morning at 8:45 in Youth Services, Room 12 in the Woodbridge Center Building. Meetings are scheduled for July 10th and 24th. For more information, please contact Gary Lindgren at Amity High School or Nancy Pfund at Woodbridge Youth Services, (203) 389-3429, or e-mail npfund@woodbridgect.org.

Woodbridge Job Bank

Are you looking for someone with lots of energy to pick up branches and clean up the lawn? Perhaps you’re looking for a babysitter to help with the kids. Try calling the Woodbridge Job Bank for teens who want to work. The Woodbridge Job Bank matches Woodbridge youths ages 13-17 with Woodbridge residents who want to hire someone to assist with odd jobs. Please contact us at 203-389-3429 for more information.

Job Bank Open To Woodbridge Teens

Woodbridge Youth Services offers resident teens, ages 13 – 17, the opportunity to join its Job Bank. Our youths gain work experience while earning money. Jobs may include yard clean-up, babysitting, housecleaning, shoveling, planting, and more. Call 203-389-3429 to schedule an interview.

Babysitter Training Course for Teens

Woodbridge Youth Services is offering a 2-day Babysitter Training Course on Tuesday, August 11th and Wednesday, August 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Woodbridge Town Library Meeting Room. Woodbridge residents 12 through 16 years of age are encouraged to attend. An American Red Cross-trained facilitator will offer instruction in Leadership, Basic Care, Safety, and Basic First Aid. Students will receive American Red Cross babysitter materials and a certificate upon completion.

Registration is limited, so sign up now. Fee is $60. Students must bring their own lunches; a morning snack will be provided. Call Woodbridge Youth Services at 203-389-3429 to inquire about details. Non-residents will be placed on a wait list until one week before the class.

Seventh Grade Picnic/Giant Slide

Woodbridge Youth Services invites all incoming seventh grade Bethany and Woodbridge residents to the annual Seventh Grade Picnic on Thursday, August 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event, the first Bethwood Bash of the school year, will be held on the Woodbridge Green on Meetinghouse Lane, near the Gazebo. Rain location: Woodbridge Center Building Gym. Admission is only $5.00, so please register now at 203-389-3429. You’ll have a great time on the Giant Slide, dance to the latest hits, and challenge yourself to the games. Don’t miss the pizza, music, interactive D.J. and fun! Great raffle prizes!

Participants must be entering seventh grade and be residents of Woodbridge and Bethany. Private school students welcome! Bethwood Bash Programs are sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany.

Volunteers needed! Parents, grandparents, college students, and high school juniors and seniors are encouraged to help. It’s a great way to support our young teens, and create a safe, fun way to meet friends. Donations are appreciated from individuals and local businesses for program needs and raffle prizes. Please call 203-389-3429 for more information.

 

 

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