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Kids and Teens 2/8/2006

By Rick Racela

COURT HOUSE – A Safe Sitter babysitting course will be offered at BTMH on Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. in classrooms A and B on the ground floor of the hospital. Call 463-2367 to register.
Rebel: youth group which empowers other youth to make informed choices about tobacco use meets the first Monday of each month from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Cape Assist’s offices in Wildwood, 3819 New Jersey Avenue.  New members are welcome.
Teen Karate:  Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Call 886-6902 or 889-8105.
Teen Program: Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 656 Seashore Road, Erma. Discipleship, Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.;
Friday Night Life:  Friday 7-11 p.m. and Teen Ministry, Sunday, 5:30-7 p.m.
Homework Club: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Church of the Advent, Parish Hall, Washington and Franklin St. Cape May.
4-H Teen Ambassadors: leadership, citizenship and community service projects for youth grades 8-12.  Meetings and activities held monthly.  For more information:  Contact Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension-4-H Youth Development Program 465-5115 ext. 605.
AlaTeen: for teens with family or friends who are alcoholics; Thursdays, 8 p.m., Church of Resurrection, 200 W. Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, 547-0855.
Civil Air Patrol: ages 12-18: meets Thursdays, cadet programs, drill and ceremony, safety classes, aerospace education, emergency services. 624-0529.
Music: Impact Choir, Seashore Church, 886-6196; Kaleidoscope Kids singers, ages 6-14, 465-7443; Community Concert Band, Norm Lochten, 465-8737.
NAACP: Youth Council, ages 14-21, 624-9152.
Scouting: ages 5-17; Girl Scouts of the South Jersey Pines, 697-3900; Boy Scouts Southern New Jersey, 327-1700.
Swim Teams: ages 5-18: Cape May Recreation Dept., 884-9565; Crest Dolphins, 884-6390.
Tennis Clinics: for beginners and intermediates at the Wildwood Crest courts. Call WC Recreation Dept at 729-8186.
Teen Services: numbers for activities, health questions; United Way, 729-2255, free directory.
Medical Explorers: will meet Feb. 14 and 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Maruchi Room. Open to students ages 14 to 19 who are interested in the medical profession.  Call Ruth Particelli, 463-2367.
Volunteer for the following groups: Animal Welfare Society, 465-3403; Burdette Hospital, Etc. Shop, 463-2000; Cape May Nature Center, 884-9590; Cape May Rec., Terry, 884-9565; County Museum, Barbara, 465-3535; Crest Haven Nursing Home, Anthony, 465-1274; Habitat for Humanity, 463-0244; Lower Twp. Rec., Zack, 886-7880; MADD, 463-1616; North Cape Center, Paul, 898-8899; Red Cross, Peg, 465-7382; United Way, Suzanne, 729-2002; Wetlands Institute, 368-1211. Adults are also welcome.
COMMUNITY HELPER -Officer Perry shows his patrol car to students from Mrs. Bur and Mrs. Boyer’s class at Memorial School in the Villas. His visit was the culmination of community helpers’ week.
HALFWAY THERE – Wildwood Middle School sixth graders celebrated their 90th day of school on Jan. 27. Students got into the spirit by painting half their faces, dressing with two different shoes, and handing in half their homework. A few brave students marked the special event by shaving half of the hair on their heads. The 90th day celebration coincided with the 90th year of the Wildwood School building, which was built in 1916, according to a cornerstone on the front of the building.
CELEBRATION – Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated at Woodbine Elementary School on Jan. 18.  The fourth grade gave the biography of King, and the WES Student Council recited the “I Have A Dream” speech. Students’ poems, and the MLK Rap by the third grade were enjoyed by all. A reenactment of the historic bus scene with Rosa Parks was presented by the eighth grade. The assembly concluded with the singing of “We Shall Overcome.”
GO GOLD – CMCSSSD Cape May County High School Principal John C. Becker, III (center) congratulates students Marissa F. (left) and Jeff D. (right) on their gold medal performances at the New Jersey State Winter Special Olympics competition in Vernon Creek.  On Jan. 27 both Marissa and Jeff won the gold in their Giant Slalom competition.

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