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Wellesley Youth Commission Summer Program Information and Application
Wellesley Summer Programs

updated January 6, 2017

Fire Rescuers a weeklong exploration for TWENTY youth with the Wellesley Fire Department the week of July 10 - July 14, 2017 from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m..
Highlights for this program include:
  • Experience a working Fire Department with hands on training including: fire extinguishing, knot tying, water rescue, and much more.
  • Field trip to the Fire Academy in Stowe, Ma.
  • Visits and demonstrations from the Bomb Squad, and MedFlight.
WPD Youth Academy is a weeklong exploration for TWENTY youth with the Wellesley Police Department the week of July 31 - August 4, 2017 from 9:00 am.-3:00p.m..  
Highlights for this program include:
  • Learning the importance of law enforcement in their community and beyond;
  • Experiencing hands on demonstrations involving radar, motor vehicle stops, mock arrests and crime scene search;
  • Discover the valuable collaboration between local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies;
  • Field trips to Boston area law enforcement agencies, FBI, and State Police.
Wellesley Media Summer Program is a weeklong exploration for TEN youth ENTERING 8th GRADE with Wellesley Media Corporation the week of Dates TBD from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m..
Highlights for this program include:
  • Learning the art of program planning;
  • Learning to operate Wellesley Media studio equipment including: cameras, audio, and editing devices;
  • Gaining the skills to produce a public service announcement or news piece for Wellesley Media.
All summer programs offered through the Wellesley Youth Commission are free and for Wellesley youth (residents) entering grades 6, 7, and 8 fall of 2017.  The programs are held at various locations with lunch provided daily.

Applicants may choose to apply to any of these summer exploration programs, and the participants will be chosen by lottery the third week in February.  You will receive an email once the lottery have been completed.




Wellesley Summer Programs Online Application
EXCEPTING WAITLIST ONLY

**Youth applicants must be entering Grades 6, 7, and 8th to apply**
New this year!  All Applications are completed online and there is only one application for all three summer programs!  Youth can attend only one program per summer, so please identify 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choices appropriately.

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I/We the undersigned do authorize and permit said child, to participate in all aspects of the WellesleyYouth Commission Summer Program conducted by the Town of Wellesley under the Wellesley Fire Department/ Wellesley Police Department/Wellesley Media and Wellesley Youth Commission. I/We assume all risk and hazards incidental to such participation without limitation, and I/We do hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless the organizers, sponsors, supervisors, and participants from all claims for damages to persons which may result from any such activity by such child.

I/We grant the Wellesley Fire Department/ Wellesley Police Department/Wellesley Media and Wellesley Youth Commission.permission to have my child photographed during Wellesley Youth Commission Summer Program for promotional purposes. I/We understand that these photographs may be used on the Town of Wellesley’s website, in local Wellesley publications including the Wellesley Townsman, in future Youth Commission brochures, and possibly in other promotional materials.
  
Wellesley Town Hall  525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482
Phone: (781) 431-1019
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