When: June 25-29, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Salem County Vocational Technical School, 880 Route 45, Woodstown, NJ. Who: Salem County teens who are completing 7th, 8th, 9th grades.
What: A week-long academy to prepare teens for life away from home. Activities
-consumerism skills (grocery store field trip)
-basic first aid
-clothing care (sew on a button, iron a shirt, remove a stain) -basic etiquette
Cost: $100 to cover cost of food and supplies. Lunch and a snack included each day. (Current 4-H members and SCVTS students receive a $20 discount on registration fee. 8th graders enrolled in SCVTS in the fall also receive the discount.)
Scholarships: A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available thanks to funding from the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Participants applying for scholarship money should include a need statement instead of payment. Statements will be kept confidential. Scholarship recipients will be notified by June 8.
How to register: Complete the attached for registration form, Permission Form, and mail a check to “Salem County 4-H Leaders Association” to RCE of Salem County, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.
Registration deadline is June 1. Registration limited to first 24 teens.
The program is being coordinated by the 4-H Youth Development program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and hosted by the Salem County Vocational Technical School District. Additional support for the program is being provided by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Salem County Department of Health & Human Services, and the Salem Health & Wellness Foundation.