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

Elm Street DREAM Monthly Snapshot January 2012 Program Happenings and Highlights UVM students returned from break this month and began year 2012 of DREAM with plenty of fun on Fridays and in the snow! 112 Vermont DREAM mentors and mentees descended upon Camp DREAM this January for WAC—Winter Adventure Camp. 8-12 year olds from all Vermont DREAM programs travelled north to spend the day cross country skiing, playing broomball, snow shoeing, and bonding with their mentors. The day was a huge success! On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, DREAM teens from across Vermont gathered for a day of personal development. The teens attended a workshop on applying for jobs, and then planned a session that they will lead at our Teen Retreat in April! Elm Street collaborated with Riverside and Franklin Street DREAM mentors, also programs out of UVM, to begin the recruitment process for new mentors! New mentors are expected to begin in late February or early March!

Participants Mentees Total: 36 Females: 21 Males: 17

Mentors Total: 36 Females: 32 Males: 10

Weekly Programming with Children Elm Street DREAM celebrated their first Friday back from break at an educational trip to ECHO, catching up and enjoying the museum!

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, Sarah Caliendo Program Empowerment Director scaliendo@dreamprogram.org 802.338.8979

The DREAM Program, Elm Street, January, 2012  

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