Summer Program

Plymouth County Drug & Alcohol Resistance Education Summer Program

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The Plymouth County Drug & Alcohol Resistance Education, Summer Program is a great opportunity for children entering grades five or six, to make their summer a fun learning experience

Students spend the week learning skills to resist alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs, and violence.  They are surrounded by positive role models who are committed to making the experience as rewarding as possible.

About our program

The summer program is sponsored by the District Attorney´s Office, the Plymouth County Police Chiefs, and the Drug Education / School Resource Officers.  The program, offered free of charge, is a one-of-a-kind experience that blends cultural diversity, education, and fun.

The summer program provides a structured environment that instructs young people on responsibility, leadership, risk identification, decision-making, discipline, awareness, and most importantly, how to say no to drugs and alcohol.

The course framework helps participants to recognize the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and other illegal activities.  By combining outdoor activities with Drug & Alcohol Resistance Education lessons we create a unique environment for children to foster growth and respect under the guidance of peer leaders, Drug Education Officers and School Resource Officers from their own communities.

Program enrollment includes:

  • Morning, afternoon snacks, and daily lunches
  • Summer Program T-shirt
  • Learning opportunities
  • Recreational Activities
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports and games
  • Graduation Ceremony for participants and family

A special thank you to our donors!

  • A+Bee Rentals
  • The Army National Guard
  • Busy Bee Jumpers
  • Coastal Party Rentals
  • Country Rentals
  • Dietz and Watson, Inc.
  • Domino´s Pizza of Hanson
  • Edy´s Ice Cream
  • Hanson Fire Department
  • Mark Kenny
  • Market Basket
  • McDonald´s Restaurant of Hanson
  • Ming Dynasty
  • Mix 104.1
  • Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department K-9
  • Regal Marketplace
  • Ridder Farm Golf Club
  • Roche Bros. Supermarkets
  • Shaw´s Supermarkets
  • Strawberry Valley Golf Course
  • Water Wizz of Wareham
  • Whitman Softball Baseball Association

Scenes from our Program