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Boy Scouts of America Northstar District





www.siouxbsa.org/Districts/Northstar/Units

Watertown has 11 Boy Scout units in the community. For more information, contact your elementary school and/or church to locate a Watertown unit.

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Boystown Common Sense Parenting Program

Boys & Girls Club
Denise at the Beacon Center
605-886-4304


This 6 week program offers parents of 3 - 16 year olds an opportunity to enhance their parenting skills. Classes are held at the Beacon Center.

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Bright Start Project, Responsive Parenting



800-354-8238


A series of six weekly classes for parents of children ages birth to three years.

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Citizen's Police Academy


Ryan Remmers
882-6210


Watertown Police Dept.

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Codington County Teen Court

1000 3rd Ave NE, PO Box 833

605-886-6666
teencourt@bgcofwatertown.com
www.southdakotateencourt.org

This program is designed to impose consequences upon youth who violate the law, while at the same time allowing them to avoid the stigma, pressure and anxiety of formal prosecution. This program relies on adults and student volunteers in order to operate.

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Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons

1101 S Marion Rd (District Office) Sioux Falls, SD 57106



www.gsdakotahorizons.org

Girl Scouts is a volunteer run organization. Girls participate in troop meetings and citywide events. Contact your school to help locate a Watertown troop.

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Strengthening Families Program

(families with 10 - 14 year olds)
Jodi Leohrer
605-882-6300


This 7 week program helps parents learn nurturing skills that support their children; effectively discipline and guide their youth. Teaches youth skills for dealing with stress and peer pressure and to respect their parents. Fall and Spring sessions. Meal is provided.

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Teen Police Academy

Watertown Police Dept.
Ryan Remmers
882-6210


This is an interactive program that focuses on education young people about the police department's mission, function, and processes. It bring officers and youth close together in a setting that offer a sample of police training to each participant. Provides hand-on activities, along with classroom instruction. Includes a behind-the-sences tour of the department. There are no cost to attend. It is help in the afternoon for a week during the first week of June. Application are available at the Police Department.

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Watertown Police Dept Explorer Program

128 N Maple St
Tracy Schaefer
605-882-6210


Dedicated groups of young adults (14 - 20) who have an interest in pursuing a law enforcement career. These young adults become involved in many department activities and assist our officeers in many different aspects of their job, icluding but not limited to, fingerprinting, ride-a-longs, and traffic control.