Youthlinks open house March 7

Mar 03, 2014

Rockland — Broadreach Family & Community Services Youthlinks Program will be holding its Community Open House Friday, March 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Youthlinks location on 420 Broadway in Rockland with all parking next door at Oceanside High School.

Light refreshments will be served. All high school and middle school students, families and community members are invited. It is an opportunity to learn about all the activities of Youthlinks and view what the students worked on in their previous sessions. Youthlinks collaborates with RSU 13 to form the Rockland After School Alliance to bring a wide range of activities to area students.

Last session those in middle school participated in sessions as varied as Animal Care Team, to CSI: Crime Scene Investigations, Photography with iPads and Extreme Food Science. High school students are also offered a wide array of programs, including those that allow them to provide community service hours, such as Soup Kitchen Saturdays. Both middle school and high school students participated in toboggan building programs in collaboration with The Apprenticeshop with a number of students entering the U.S. National Toboggan Championships in Camden with the toboggans they had built and prepared for the event. Youthlinks also provides summer programs for students including camps and School Garden Army.

For more information, call 594-2221 or visit youthlinksonline.org.

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