High School Summer Community Service Program
sponsored by Wayland Youth and Family Services
Parents are needed to chaperone and dirve in order for this program to run.
Please contact recreaton office at 508 358 3660 to request CORI form.
Dates: June 24-August 5, 2014
Grades: Entering 9th through graduating seniors
When: Meetings on every Tuesday at Wayland Senior Center
Fee: $75 – Registration through the Recreation
Leader: Jennifer Parra, WMS teaching assistant
Have fun this summer doing community service with your peers. Students meet every week on Tuesday nights (5:00-6:00pm) to discuss projects and participate in fun activities. The volunteer projects take place on weekdays, evenings, and some weekends. You many bring your own project ideas. Projects in the past have included:
- Gaining Ground-organic farming
- Cradles to Crayons
- Claypit Hill School organic garden
- Parmenter Food Pantry-packing and delivering food
- A Place to Turn-food drive
- Salvation Army-making sandwiches
- Assisting elderly residents-chores and yard work and tech help
- Wayland Conservation-trail maintenance
- Pearl St. Cupboard and Cafe
You can participate in as many activities as you want and for as many weeks as you want.
Scholarships are available. Transportation provided by students and parent drivers.
Community Service Award Ceremony
25 students were honored at the 9th Annual Community Service Award Ceremony on May 6, 2014. They were presented with Unsung Hero Award Certificates in recognition of their significant contributions to community by volunteering time in service to others.
Mary Antes was the adult award recipient. She was recognized for her continuous exemplary leadership, service, and dedication to the Wayland community since 1970.
A slideshow from the evening is attached.