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The Youth Services Division is responsible for providing quality developmental and recreational programming for Whittier youth. Some of the programs sponsored by the City's Youth Services Division include: Whittier Youth Network - WYN Club, Day Camps, Cross-Country and Track & Field.
The WYN Club is a drop-in recreation program for young people 2nd - 5th grade throughout the school year, and 7-12 during the summer program. Members participate in a variety of recreational activities, special interest classes, personal development activities and field trips. Each program is staffed with trained recreation leaders and volunteers who have planned each day’s activities to keep your children active, involved and having plenty of fun! Monthly activity calendars are available at the sites and are mailed to each member. Program hours are Monday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. in the summer and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. during the school year. In the summer, Parnell and Palm Park are open until 6 p.m. The cost is $30 for the summer program and $40 for the school year program.
City office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For further information please contact the Whittier Community Center at (562) 567-9450.
Click on WYN School Year Flyer for more information.
Click on WYN School Year Packet for a registration packet.
Start Date: August 14, 2013
Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:30-5:00 pm
Registration: Monday, July 15, 2013
Cost: $40 per participant for entire school year
In person registration can be done at Parnell Park, Palm Park or the Whittier Community Center.
School Year WYN Club School Sites: Evergreen, Hoover, Laurel, Murphy Ranch, Leffingwell and Longfellow.
|Evergreen Elementary School |
12915 E. Helmer Dr., Whittier
|Anaconda Park |
14515 Anaconda St., Whittier
|Hoover Elementary School |
6302 S. Alta Ave., Whittier
|Michigan Park |
8228 Michigan Ave., Whittier
|Laurel Elementary School |
13550 Lambert Rd., Whittier
|Palm Park |
5703 Palm Park Ave., Whittier
|Murphy Ranch Elementary School |
16021 Janine Drive, Whittier
|Parnell Park |
10711 Scott Ave., Whittier
|Leffingwell Elementary School |
10625 Santa Gertrudes Avenue, Whittier
|Longfellow Elementary School |
6005 Magnolia Ave., Whittier
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Track and Field
Come out and learn the fundamentals of Track and Field in a fun and friendly environment.
Practice Days and Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Click on Flyer for more information.
(Supporting Kids In Living & Learning Successfully)
The SKILLS Foundation is a non-profit social services agency dedicated to the youth in our community. Vision Statement: The SKILLS Foundation exists to create better lives for all young by promoting the development of character skills throughout the community resulting in clean, sober, and successful living. For more information on the SKILLS Foundations, including opportunities for development, please send e-mail to email@example.com.
Friday Forum is a dance program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who attend a Whittier school or reside in the City of Whittier. Friday Forum is funded by the SKILLS Foundation. Dances are held on the first Friday of each month (October through June) at the Whittier Community Center. The dance begins at 7 p.m. and concludes at 10 p.m. The charge for the Friday Forum dance is $5 per student. Refreshments are also available for an additional charge. Space is limited, so young people need to plan to arrive early. A valid school ID and signed parent permission slip are required. When the dance is over, parents/guardians need to walk into the Whittier Community Center to pick up their child. No child will be released without a parent or a guardian. For more information or to access a permission slip, please log on to http://www.skillsfoundation.org/.
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