• Raleigh PD 2017 Youth Opportunities

    Posted by Amanda Ireland at 3/13/2017

    Youth Program Descriptions
    Core Values: Respect, Honor, Leadership and Achievement

    Charm School I and II
    Charm School I: June 12-23, 2017 or Charm School II: July 10-21, 2017
    Ages: 12-17
    Location: Wake Technical Community College
    Charm School is a day program that is geared to teaching and mentoring young women. The program is
    focused on developing self-worth, poise, proper communication skills, anger management, forgiveness,
    etiquette and hygiene. Students are taught the importance of time management, nutrition and stress
    management. The school concludes with a presentation of a certificate of completion to each student and
    a banquet for the students and their parents. The graduates of Charm School will be mentored on a
    continual basis to reinforce their skill development. Students will also participate in a community service
    project.
    Date: June 12 - 23, 2017 (Charm School I) and July 10-21, 2017 (Charm School II)
    Number of Youth Involved: 20
    Contact : Officer Julie Little
    E-mail: Julie.Little@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov
    Phone: 919-996-1645


    Explorers Post 911
    Year Round
    Ages: 14-20
    Location: Raleigh Police Training Center
    For youth, interested in law enforcement beyond the Junior Police Academy, can join this post and
    participate year round. The post is for youth ages 14-20 years old. Explorers have the opportunity to see
    and train with the police in a scaled down version of an actual police academy training center. The
    Explorer Post gives young men and women the hands-on experience and exposure to the criminal justice
    field. Along the way they will learn, have fun, face challenges, and discover whether a law enforcement
    career is right for them. They also participate in social activities like police promotional ceremonies,
    retirement events, parades and the like. There are team building activities, personal fitness exercises,
    information on proper nutrition and trips and competitions.
    Date: Year Round
    Number of Youth Involved: 25-30
    Contact:: Officer James Carlton
    E-mail: James.Carlton@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov
    Phone: 919/996-1443


    Leaders of Tomorrow Summer Camp
    June 19-30, 2017
    Ages: 12-15
    Location: Northeast Outreach Center
    The academy objective is to teach male students about character development and leadership. The
    students will learn how to build self-esteem, how to effectively communicate with others, team building,
    anger management, time management, proper dining etiquette, and the importance of healthy living and
    dieting. Students are given an opportunity to learn about sacrifice and service through field trips.
    Date: June 19 - 30, 2017
    Number of Youth: 20
    Contact: Officer Daniel Gordon
    E-mail: Daniel.Gordon@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov
    Phone: 919-996-1267


    Junior Police Academy
    July 31 - August 4, 2017
    Ages: 13-15
    Location: Raleigh Police Training Center
    This program is designed for youth that are interested in learning about law enforcement. Cadets will
    learn briefly about the duties and expectations of a police officer and the different aspects of the police
    department. It helps to prepare them for the mental and physical fitness challenges while learning and
    having fun.
    Date: July 31 - August 4, 2017
    Number of Youth Involved: 20
    Contact: Officer James Carlton
    E-mail: James.Carlton@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov
    Phone: 919-996-1443


    RBI Mentorship Baseball League
    May 2017 - August 2017
    Ages: 10-16
    Location: Various City Parks
    In conjunction with Parks and Recreation, the Raleigh Police Department RBI Mentorship Baseball
    League is for 12-14 year old youth who reside in the City of Raleigh and have limited experience playing
    baseball. The league will consist of at least 6 teams with up to fifteen players per team. Each team will
    be led by coaches and umpires who volunteer (officers, parents, and community leaders) their time to the
    league. The Raleigh Police Department will provide the uniforms, baseball caps, gloves, cleats and
    baseballs for the youth in league. The season is concluded after the tournament with a banquet held for all
    participants.
    Date: May 22 - August 2017
    Number of Youth Involved: 100+
    Contact:: Officer Vincent Doxbeck
    E-mail: Vincent.Doxbeck@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov
    Phone: 919-996-1302


    Soccer Camp
    August 7-11, 2017(Boys)
    August 14-18, 2017(Girls)
    Ages: 11-16
    Location: Kiwanis Park
    The Soccer Camp provides instruction in technical skills and strategic awareness in an environment that
    promotes character, community, and love of the game. Incorporated in this program is the building of
    self-confidence, team work, respect for self and others and all the inherent benefits of physical exercise.
    They will be taught by experienced soccer players and coaches from within the Raleigh Police
    Department.
    Date: August 7 - 11, 2017 (Boys ) and August 14 - 18, 2017 (Girls )
    Number of Youth Involved: 60
    Contact: Officer Vincent Espinoza
    E-mail: Vincent.Espinoza@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov
    Phone: 919-996-1435


    Volleyball for Girls
    July 24 – 28, 2017
    Ages: 11-14
    Location: First Presbyterian Church Gym
    Volleyball for Girls in a 5 day camp that teaches young females the basic skills required for playing
    volleyball. Teamwork, ball setting and ball control are few of the skills participates will learn. Elements
    of Volleyball for Girls also focus on bullying, peer pressure, and substance use.
    Date: July 24 - 28, 2017
    Number of Youth Involved: 20
    Contact:: Officer Julie Little
    E-Mail: Julie.Little@raleighnc.gov or YouthandFamilyServices@raleighnc.gov

     

    Download the Interest Form. 
    Youth Program Participants will receive ongoing mentoring to help promote continued character
    development and educational growth. Come join us!

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