MONTGOMERY COUNTY YOUTH CENTER
SUMMER 2015 NEWSLETTER Norristown PA
Our summer programs include life skills, math, art, computers, language arts, reading, science and social studies. Ms Georgi Clymer, Mrs Jocelyn Crosby,Mr Doug DeSimone & Mrs Laura Kelly provided daily lessons focusing upon current issues & events. Ms Brenda Williams, Penn State program allowed us to examine our potential and life choices for future success. Ms Regina Heberts art classes focused upon an art poster contest and quilt making.
art work by charles lawson & danny gwinn- inmates at gratersford who collaboraed in developing the program
Art for justice
Ms Ann Marie Kirk returned to the Youth Center to present the ROAD MAP FOR LIFE workshop designed to help our youth learn to make choices that lead to success. It is a series of 10 sessions that help each youth to identify strengths, understand the legal consequences of high risk behaviors. It challenges their beliefs that can lead to destructive decisions and they explore choices to build character.
Foster Grandparent Program
Mrs Barbara Walker continues her role as a shoulder to cry on, a good listener and offers welcome advice for us. Ms Barbara also participates in the classes and will help as an assistant in our classes. we love her!
Each summer the Youth Advocate Counselors coordinate a tournament of races, basketball, balloon toss and tug of war to name a few. In the end we are all champions and treated to ice cream sundaes.