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SKILLZ Summer School In an environment of love, support, understanding and high expectations, we will provide students with the opportunity to earn both elective and academic credit. During morning hours, students will participate in life skills programming for 5 elective credits. During afternoon hours, students will participate in credit recovery classes Math, and English for 5 academic credits. Students will also have the option of participating in Room 13, an art workshop for elective credit. SKILLZ runs from July 6th- August 5th, classes are Monday-Thursday 8:00am- 3:00pm.
Know amazing teens? Nominate them for the Teen Legacy Award Day One is looking to recognize outstanding teens in the cities of Pasadena, Altadena, and Sierra Madre. Due to a lack of positive role models influencing youth in the public eye, The Teen Legacy Award was created by teens for teens to highlight the work and contributions that youth make throughout their communities. This award will be presented to four youth during the Youth Summit on August 16, 2011. Deadline to nominate someone is July 15th.
Youth Summit FREE day-long series of developmental workshops, inspiring guest speakers, and a one-stop resource fair for teens! Past guest speakers have included John Singleton who’s critically acclaimed and popular films include Boyz N the Hood and 2 Fast 2 Furious, as well as legendary Dogtown and Z-Boy skateboarder Denis Martinez. Registration will be available online or by calling Day One starting July 25th.|
Youth Month: 17 years of proving fun, safe, summer activities for youth and teens! All activities, transportation and meals are provided FREE or at low cost to youth. Activities include Raging Waters, Six Flags, museum tours, camping expeditions, college tours, and many more! Calendars available at Day One, Pasadena libraries, community centers, and partner sites now. Registration will be available online or by calling Day One starting July 25th.
Parenting Awareness Month Day One would like to thank our partners for an amazing day at the Parent and Caregiver Conference! Thank you to Mayor Bogaard for welcoming the parents, Pamela Edwards for her words of inspiration, and to all of the parents for spending the day with us. We had a wonderful time!