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The DREAM Program, Inc. P.O. Box 361 Winooski, VT 05404 (802) 338-8979 tel www.dreamprogram.org

Willowbrook DREAM Monthly Snapshot July 2012 Program Happenings and Highlights • Kids participated in a fun and informative seminar lead by professor Amy Kuzmicki about good conflict management techniques and tricks. • The Willowbrook kids have loved getting to spend time with some of the Poultney DREAM kids doing activities like going swimming and playing in the Chill Out Center in Rutland. • Two DREAM kids attended Camp DREAM this month, one as a Counselor in Training and one as a camper. Participants Mentees Total: 21 • Females: 12 • Males: 9

Mentors Total: 18 • Females: 14 • Males: 4

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The kids worked on weeding their plots in the Bennington Community Garden Kids went swimming at Lake Paran and Lake Shaftsbury Molly took a teen to volunteer at the Animal Shelter in Shaftsbury Molly lead a teen girls day Kids went on a scavenger hunt at the Bennington Farmers’ Market and enjoyed a snack of fresh blueberries and their favorite vegetables Kids participated in a conflict management seminar at Bennington College with Professor Amy Kuzmicki As a special treat the kids went to see Madagascar 3 Molly brought 2 kids up to Poultney to swim in Lake St. Catherine with some of the Poultney DREAM kids Some Willowbrook kids came up to the Chill Out Center in Rutland for a day of Wii and Billiards


The DREAM Program, Inc. P.O. Box 361 Winooski, VT 05404 (802) 338-8979 tel www.dreamprogram.org

Thank you for your ongoing support of DREAM. If you would like additional or more detailed information, please contact me by email or by phone. DREAM big, Britt Wedenoja Program Empowerment Director britt@dreamprogram.org 802.681.3982


The DREAM Program, Willowbrook, July, 2012