June FYI Newsletter

Official Publication of the Flagler County Youth Center

  Issue Number 6-18 June 2018

Hours of Operation: The Youth Center daily hours, throughout the School Year are: Monday – Friday, 2:00pm – 7:00pm. Summer Hours: The Youth Center operates a Summer Camp, Monday – Friday, from 8am -5:30pm daily.  All participants MUST be previously registered to attend.

Summer Camp Update:  The 2018 Summer Camp starts on Monday, June 4th for all registered participants. The camp is eight weeks long and the doors will open daily at 8:00am and close promptly at 5:30pm. Throughout the summer there will be daily activities offered as well as some awesome field trips. Open Registration started in March and the camp was full within one month. If you are interested in having your child participate next year be sure to be on the lookout for the 2019 registration dates.  

Summer Camp Trips: This year the Youth Center Summer Camp will host ten field trips that are available for sign up. Trips: Daytona Lagoon: June 8th, June 20th, and July 21st. Universal /Islands of Adventure: June 13th. Bowling: June 22nd and July 13th. IMAX: June 27th. Hangar 15: July 18th. Epic Movies: July 20th. Typhoon Lagoon: July 25th.  Trips are open to any 6th-12th grade student if there is space available. An emergency form will need to be completed prior to signing up for a trip. For list of trip dates, times, and prices please visit http://flagleryouthcenter.com/summer/trips

Road To Success Program: RTS has helped 151 young adults earn their GEDs to date with 16 earning honors.   RTS is a year-round program and will be enrolling during the summer.  Our workshops and field trips this month included: RTS staff with resumes, career assessments, job searching  Flagler Technical Institute program overview, Sayskids conducted a workshop on Individual communication practices, DJJ’s “ Know the Law” was presentedNurse Linda Broxton provided First Aid & CPR Certification class, Howard Johnson, provided Food Handlers Certification, Graduation pictures were taken on May 4th for RTS students, students went on a field trip to Daytona State Colleges ATC campus.  RTS graduates will be attending Flagler Technical Institute’s graduation ceremony at the Flagler Auditorium that starts at 7:00pm on June 6th, we have 35 eligible students that are invited to graduation. This contract year we have enrolled 38 students with 7 remaining seats open until July 1st. If you have any questions about our Youth Program please contact either Taahira Lee, Case manager or Brian Willard, Program Manager @ 386-437-8279.

GW Carver Foundations On-Line Auction Review: From April 11th - April 26th the G.W. Carver Foundation hosted the 2018 Online Auction. Thanks to all of the donors and participants the 2018 Auction was a great success and reached its fundraising goal of $5,000. This year a new platform was used to host the auction and based on feedback it was very user friendly. Be sure to look for the dates of the 2019 Carver Auction in early 2019! 

Spotlight Talent Show Results: Thursday, May 24th 7:00pm in the Flagler Auditorium.  This year there was over thirty performers that participated in this year’s show. Trophies were awarded to 1st - 3rd place winners in each division. Congratulations to all participants especially the following winners, 3rd Place: Brianna Jacobs (Imagine), Jade Guarino (ITMS), White Deer Lane Hoffman  Lane (HS). 2nd Place: Seneca Amaral (WES), Sarah Malinowski (ITMS), Brea Dwyer (MHS). 2018 Entertainers of the Year: Isabella Derie (RES), Emma Schwen (BTMS) Emma Reiter (BES), Landen Looker (BTMS), and Samantha Shumaker (FPC).