The Mount Saint John School second annual Let's Hear It For The Boys


Helping young men overcome barriers to success since 1904.
The Mount Saint John School second annual Let's Hear It For The Boys

Date: Friday, May 13. 
Time: 6:30 PM


Location:   The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station
55 Bridge Road
 Haddam, CT  06438
www.theriverhouse.com

Cost: $65 per person
Includes; hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, beer & wine

To benefit:  Mount Saint John's Vocational Enrichment programs

All in all, this will be an inspiring evening of good food, friends (alumni, volunteers, donors ann interested citizens) and great times.


Every penny from
             Let’s Hear It For The Boys
will support our Vocational Enrichment Programs

The Vocational Enrichment Programs provide a key ingredient to give youth job and employability skills. Classes are modeled as “cottage industries” and the expectation is that students learn skills in areas of interest. All our students participate in the programs that include:
                                                                 
     Art Enrichment
– Graphic arts, commercial art and music

Culinary
- Food handling & preparation

Horticulture
- Starting and maintaining vegetables, herbs and flowers

Project CRAFT
- Facilities maintenance; plumbing, electrical, construction, etc.

Small Engines
- Repair and maintenance

Woodshop
- Design and build wood products

Virtual Learning

 - On-line school credit recovery program

The Vocational Enrichment Programs have proven to be very successful. Our guys love participating in these programs. For many it is literally the best part of their day.

Contact
Gary Parrington, CFRE
Director of Development
Mount Saint John, Inc.
Family, Education and Treatment Services for Boys
135 Kirtland Street
Deep River, CT 06417 -1816
860.343.1321
email: parringtong@mtstjohn.org
web: www.mtstjohn.org

                                          
            Mount Saint John at a Glance
Mission
To provide the most effective treatment environment for at-risk boys and young men, to return them to  society empowered and confident of success.

Background
Mount Saint John, established in 1904 on 80 acres in Deep River as an orphanage for boys, is today a residential treatment facility helping young men between the ages of 13 and 18 who are in tough and atrisk situations. By providing a safe homelike environment with a focus on education work and social skills, our boys and young men can return to their communities confident and ready for success.
                            Reasons Boys come to Mount Saint John

Learning and behavioral problems.

 Emotional difficulties.

Family problems.

Alcohol and other drug abuse and addiction.

Neglect and dependency issues.

Probation and parole requirements.

Boys Served

Capacity: 40 boys
Ages at admission: 13 to 18 years

Average age: 16 years

Average length of stay: 9 to 12 months
 
Mount Saint John
135 Kirtland Street
Deep River, CT 06417
860/343-1321 www.mtstjohn.org





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