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Jefferson "Teen Scene" registration for 2017-18 is underway

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Jefferson Township Teen Scene (JTTS), in conjunction with the Jefferson Township Recreation Department provides positive opportunities for resident teens ranging from 6th to 9th grades.  The aim of Teen Scene is to offer teens a place where they can gather with one another in a safe and supervised environment.

Activities, programs, and special events take place at Camp Jefferson and/or other designated sites in town.  JTTS offers these young adults opportunities to foster positive experiences and strengthen social bonds in a clean, drug-free environment where they can relax, take advantage of the activities/program and be themselves. 

Events are themed and well planned with Peer Chaperones (10th to 12th graders from JTHS) and parent volunteers utilized to provide a safe environment. Most events take place on the 3rd Friday of each month.  Parents of registered teens will be contacted by email of any upcoming events.  A registration fee of $40 is for a full year of membership but a few events may require an extra fee.

 JTTS is open to all 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade children of residents of Jefferson Township only. Guests are not permitted, and all participants in the JTTS must be registered.

The JTTS has basic rules and regulations that are provided in the interest of the safety and well-being of all participants. Failure to comply with these rules and regulations shall result in parental notification and/or suspension of attendance privileges. They are available for viewing at www.jeffersontownship.net -- Form Center to Recreation Department.

REGISTRATION IS ONLINE at https://register.communitypass.net/reg/index.cfm  - there are no longer any paper registration forms.  If you do not have a home computer, etc., to access the website, it is suggested you use a computer at the Jefferson Township Public Library.  If that cannot be done, please call the Jefferson Township Recreation Department to make an appointment with an office staff member to set up the account. 

If you do NOT already have an account on Community Pass for other Jefferson Township Recreation programs (as of September 2016), you will be prompted to create an account as an adult and then add your child/children to the account and proceed to register your child/children for the season 2017-2018 School Year for Teen Scene. 

If you already have an account for yourself or another family member on Community Pass for other Jefferson Township Recreation programs, you can simply add the Teen Scene member to that account and proceed to register for the season 2017-2018 School Year for Teen Scene.

You can pay the $40 Teen Scene annual registration fee (for June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018) online at check out with a credit card (MC, VISA, DISCOVER being aware that there is a 2.65% bank convenience charge) OR you can select the “Send Payment” button and either mail or bring in a check to the Jefferson Township Recreation Department at Camp Jefferson within 5 DAYS of the registration. Unfortunately, if payment is not made, your child’s/children’s registration can be withdrawn from the program for non-payment. 

Teen Scene Participants must be registered and the membership fee paid in full before attending their first event.

Directions for Community Pass Registration can also be found on   www.jeffersontownship.net  – Form Center or call the Jefferson Township Recreation Dept. office at 973-663-8404 for assistance

The Camp Jefferson office is located at 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ.  For information on Teen Scene, call the Jefferson Township Teen Scene Program Coordinator Kimberly Reid at 973-617-7041 or email kreid@jeffersontownship.net

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