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Registration For 2015 Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Youth Public Safety Academy Now Open

Apr 17, 2015 10:12AM ● By Kieran Gilman
(Editor's Note: The following information comes from the Wilmington Apple.)

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office recently announced the details of its 2015 Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA).  Tewksbury children are are encouraged to attend from Monday, August 3 to Friday, August 7.  There's a $75 fee per child.  Cadets learn about basic first aid skills, fire safety, tour local fire and police stations, watch K9 demonstrations, and participate in fun activities that build self-esteem and instill teamwork.  Apply HERE.

According to the program's application, "For ages 9 to 11. Lunch and snacks are provided. A graduation ceremony is held on the last day of your child's week; at least one parent or guardian is required to attend the graduation ceremony/cookout. The Cadets will be picked up each morning at 8:00am in their community at a designated location and will be dropped off at the pick up site at approximately 2:45-3:00pm each day (the exception being Friday when parents attend the graduation ceremony and cadets accompany them home). A staff member will be at the pick up site to ensure each cadet is picked up by a parent or guardian."
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