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    Programs offered by community and law enforcement agencies that attempt to reduce the incidence of gang violence by providing counseling, recreational activities and other preventive alternatives; and/or by establishing direct contact with gang members, mediating intergang disputes, facilitating intergang communication and mobilizing the community to support gangs in finding nonviolent ways to reconcile their differences.

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    Boys & Girls Club of EastonBoys & Girls Clubs of Easton serves children/youth, 5-18, with no residency restrictions. Youth Membership registration is required. Offered (Mid-Sept to Mid-June)$15 per year per child. Summer Kindergarten Readiness: Summer Camp for youth getting ready to enter Cheston and Paxinosa Elementary School. Summer Brain Gain: Summer Camp offered for 11 weeks, in June, July and August Summer Camp offered in June, July and August Youth Members $35 per year Youth Non-members $70 per year Healthy Habits: After-school and summer nutrition and fitness education, healthy snacks and meals, available for all ages. SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) is a prevention/education program about the problems of tobacco, drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity. Gang Prevention program for youth, 6-18 years. Identifies and recruits delinquent and "at risk" youth into ongoing Club programs and activities and mentorship. Keystone and Torch Clubs are chartered, small group character and leadership clubs. Torch Club is for pre-teens, 11-13 years and Keystone Club is for teens, 14-18 years. City-Wide Youth Basketball League. Open to children/youth, 5-18 years. Registration required, fees are $10/season per member($20 for non-members). Triple Play: Sports Fitness & recreation in a variety of sports & activities for all ages. Volunteer Opportunities Available: For groups (corporate/agency) and individuals: must have background clearances in place. Contact Executive Director for more information.NorthamptonBoys & Girls Club of EastonBoys & Girls Club of Easton
    G.R.E.A.T. @ Kendrick Recreation Center - Violence Reduction and Gang AwarenessProvides recreational activities with an emphasis on violence reduction and gang awareness. Activities under the direction of specially trained police officers include community service, swimming, competitive games, workshops and trips. Lunch served.PhiladelphiaG.R.E.A.T. @ Kendrick Recreation Center - Philadelphia; ManayunkG.R.E.A.T. @ Kendrick Recreation Center

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