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Pine Meadow/John Graham DREAM Monthly Snapshot July 2013 Program Happenings and Highlights • •

Two girls from Pine Meadow travelled to Camp DREAM for the northern Vermont girls session. Activities included canoeing, sailing, hiking, and swimming. Pine Meadow/John Graham Court boys enjoyed the opportunity to attend Camp DREAM’s northern Vermont boys session from July 30 – August 2.

Participants Mentees Total: 16 • Females: 7 • Males: 9

Mentors Total: 25 • Females: 19 • Males: 6

Weekly Programming with Children • • • • • • • • • • • •

Middlebury youth joined Poultney youth for hiking and swimming at Branbury State Park. DREAMers enjoyed an afternoon of biking around Middlebury. Kelsey, the summer intern, brought a picnic for the kids in Pine Meadow. Pine Meadow youth enjoyed arts and crafts and games in the community. DREAMers attended a magic show during the Festival on the Green. All of the kids have enjoyed swimming at the town pool this summer. John Graham Court kids made their own ice cream. Two youth travelled up to the Shelburne Berry Farm to pick blueberries. A group of DREAMers went bowling at Champlain Lanes. A few Pine Meadow kids joined Kelsey for a trip to the library. Three Middlebury DREAMers went to Button Bay State Park for an afternoon of hiking and swimming. A group of youth from John Graham Court helped Kelsey make cookies at The Charter House.

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 EmpowermentVISTA 802.338.8979

Office: 30 Community Drive, South Burlington, VT | Mail: P.O. Box 361, Winooski, VT 05404│ (802) 338-8979 |

The DREAM Program, Pine Meadow/John Graham Court, July, 2013  

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