Summer 2018 Programs

More Exciting Updates!!!!
8/6/18 & 8/13/18 - All high school students are invited to the Shopping Sprees!!!  Join your friends or meet new ones by shopping til you drop for school supplies.
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8/23/18 - 6th (11:30a-12:45p) and 9th (1-2:15p) Grade Roundtables Confirmed.  Each informal meeting will begin in the appropriate cafeteria.
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Books announced for Book Clubs and club format has been tweaked!!! 
Ages 12 and above are welcome to attend either session, in person or via Skype.

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling
will be discussed on Tuesday's at 4:30p under the front gazebo at IRP. 
According to Bill Gates, this book is 'one of the most important' that he's ever read.  Hear more about his thoughts at http://time.com/5224618/bill-gates-hans-rosling-factfulness/.

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and The Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater
will be discussed on Thursday's at 10a at the oak tree picnic area at IRP. 
Parents are encouraged and welcome to participate with youth yet not required.  To learn more about this compelling book please explore at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33155325-the-57-bus.

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Just Added!!!
Offered for the first time...Video Production
Are there any producers in the house?  Join Youth Services and NORCAM to be trained in videography, editing and studio production.  Once trained and certified, you can borrow equipment and produce shows that will be aired on NORCAM's channels.  Series will run at 11a-1p on 7/24/18, 7/31/18, 8/1/18 & 8/2/18.  Space is limited so don't wait and miss out!!!
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Positivity Challenge
Wear the Youth Services bracelet and switch wrists every time you are involved in any form of negativity (words/actions/thoughts).  Awareness is the greatest agent for change.  “North Reading Cares” so “Spread Positivity” and change the world!  Choose a bracelet style from 4, which can be purchased for $5/ea.  All proceeds will go to North Reading Youth Services.

Click here to order your bracelet(s)

Whatever Wednesdays & Together Tuesdays (grades 6-12)
Activity/Trip Schedule:
(Time for all 12-3p unless otherwise indicated.  All trips depart from Town Hall.)
6/27/18 - Paracord Activity & Lunch (Flint Memorial Library Activity Room)
7/11/18 - Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course Field Trip (Reading) $20pp
http://www.jordans.com/attractions/beanstalk
7/18/18 - Board Games & Lunch (NR Town Hall)
7/25/18 (2-7:30p) Set sail on Pirate Ship Formidable (Boston) $25pp.  All welcome!  Make it a family experience.  Pack your own snacks and drinks and share a beautiful 4p sail in Boston Harbor, sharing unforgettable memories.  Only enough space for 40, so don't wait and miss out!
http://www.pirateshipformidable.com/Welcome_Aboard.html
8/7/18 - Boda Borg Field Trip (Malden) $20pp
http://bodaborg.com/usa/boston/
8/14/18 - Movies & Lunch (Woburn) $20pp
http://www.showcasecinemas.com/
8/21/18 - Team Building Scavenger Hunt & Lunch (Flint Memorial Library Activity Room)

Click here to register for any of the above activities/trips

Video Gaming Challenge (all welcome)
6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 6:30-9:30p * NR Town Hall - Rm 14
Calling all gamers!!!  Join us for hours of non-violent gaming tournaments.  Space limited so don’t wait and miss out!
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July Programs

Expressive Writing (all welcome)
Every Monday, 4:30-5:30p * IRP
Pouring your heart and mind into words without worrying about any writing conventions.  Only tools necessary are pen, journal and open mind.
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Yoga with Youth Services (all welcome)
Every Monday, 6:30-7:30p * Flint Memorial Library Activity Room
Start your week off right!!!
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*** (Please see above for update) Virtual Book Club (all welcome with reading level of middle school and above)
Every Tuesday, 4:30p, and/or Thursday, 10a * IRP (starting 7/10/18)
Participants are invited to attend either in person or virtually (via Skype).  Each session will be separated into 2 groups, adult and youth, discussing their specific book.
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Village Meetings (all welcome)
Every Tuesday, 6p * IRP & Friday, 11:30a * Flint Memorial Library Activity Room (starting 7/10/18)
It takes a village.  To raise our children.  To support each other.  To create a community that promotes tolerance, love and acceptance.  Let’s get together to share our struggles and celebrate our successes!
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Mind/Body/Soul Series (all welcome)
Every Friday, 10-11a * Flint Memorial Library Activity Room (starting 7/13/18)
Fall in love with taking care of yourself!
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August Programs

Village Meetings (all welcome)
Every Friday, 11:30a * Flint Memorial Library Activity Room (ending 8/24/18)
It takes a village.  To raise our children.  To support each other.  To create a community that promotes tolerance, love and acceptance.  Let’s get together to share our struggles and celebrate our successes!
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College Shopping Spree (all graduates)
Monday, 8/6/18 & 8/13/18, 10a-2p * Meet at NRHS parking lot
Let’s shop til you drop!  Whether you don’t have a single item or just need your last few, share more fun with your friends before going off to college!
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White Water Rafting Trips (middle and high school students) $125pp
High School Trip, 8/8-8/9/18
Middle School Trip, 8/15-8/16/18

Departing at 11a on Wednesday and returning at 9:30p on Thursday...34.5 hours jammed full of adventure and team-building.  Spots fill quickly so don’t miss out by waiting to register!
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Roundtables for incoming 6th and 9th graders
Tentative date, 8/23/18
11:30a-12:45p (6th) -
all incoming 6th graders are invited to come together for an informal round table discussion hosted by current 7th and 8th grade students at NRMS to address their questions and concerns.
1-2:15p (9th) - all incoming 9th graders are invited to join current 10th and 11th grade students at NRHS for an informal round table discussion regarding their transition into the high school.