Club Y.E.S. (Youth Extending Services)

Description of activity: Club Y.E.S. (Youth Extending Service) is a youth service program for students attending Wayzata High School. It offers students a wide range of exciting opportunities for volunteer service: Interfaith Outreach, Carnivals and Family Fun Nights, MATTER, City of Plymouth, Trillium Woods, Adopt A Highway and much more.

Where to go for more information: 2nd Floor Offices

Meeting time: Club Y.E.S. meetings are held monthly. Members should attend one of the meetings. Generally, meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at 3:20 p.m. and the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. (full calendar).

Eligibility requirements: Open to all students, grades 9-12, who meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements and complete a Club Y.E.S. application/parent permission form along with the set program guidelines.

How to Join: Registration for Club Y.E.S. can be done online in EPay under WHS, Athletics and Activities. See Online Registration Instructions Form.

Average number of members: 800 members.

Awards criteria & type of awards: Outstanding Volunteer Award, Volunteer of the Month Award, President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Student leadership: Club Y.E.S. is governed by a Student Advisory Leadership Board.

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Super Kids Super Sharing

Wayzata Public Schools joined the NFL, Super Bowl Host Committee and others in a special Super Bowl 52 service project called Super Kids Super Sharing. We are excited to report Super Success! The Minnesota Super Kids Super Sharing event brought in over 48,000 donations. Wayzata Public Schools collected over 14,000 items!
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Contact

Brenda Badger
Club Y.E.S. Coordinator
763-745-6807
Brenda.Badger@wayzataschools.org

President's Volunteer Service Award & Application

Application information for the 2018 President's Volunteer Service Award may be found under Forms below. Students at Wayzata High School who meet the criteria and apply may be nominated by Wayzata High School to receive this prestigious national award that recognizes volunteer efforts of individuals.

2018-2019 President's Volunteer Service Award Application Information

Students may also use the President's Volunteer Service Award - Volunteer Hours Tracking Form (also found under Forms) to keep track of their volunteer hours and to record necessary signatures.

Awards are issued once a year at the Youth Extending Service Awards Celebration in April. See the District calendar for exact date.

Calendar

November 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Oct 28
Hammer Home Fall Raking
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Mon, Oct 29
IOCP Food Shelf
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Project SOAR - Baking Class
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PEAK Childcare at IOCP
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Tue, Oct 30
Childcare for FASHA Workshop
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Activity Night at The Birches
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Therapy Dogs at AHS
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Wed, Oct 31
IOCP Food Shelf
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Thu, Nov 1
PEAK Childcare at Sunset Hill
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Fri, Nov 2
BINGO at The Birches
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Meadow Ridge Turkey Bingo
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Sat, Nov 3
Raking for Seniors with H.O.M.E.
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Arts & Crafts at The Birches
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Sun, Nov 4
Hoppy Hour at AHS
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Mon, Nov 5
IOCP Food Shelf
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Project SOAR Game Night
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Wed, Nov 7
Club Y.E.S. Meeting
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Club Y.E.S. Meeting
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IOCP Food Shelf
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Fri, Nov 9
BINGO at The Birches
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Secret Garden Box Office
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Secret Garden Ushers
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Sat, Nov 10
Plymouth Library Book Sale
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Raking for Seniors with H.O.M.E.
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Secret Garden Ushers/Box Office
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Resale Select at IOCP
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Arts & Crafts at The Birches
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IOCP Sleep Out
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Sun, Nov 11
YMCA Triathlon Timers
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Mon, Nov 12
IOCP Food Shelf
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Tue, Nov 13
BINGO at Cherrywood Pointe
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Activity Night at The Birches
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Therapy Dogs at AHS
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Wed, Nov 14
IOCP Food Shelf
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Therapy Dog Evaluations
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YMCA Hoop-a-thon
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Thu, Nov 15
WMS Courage Retreat
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Secret Garden Box Office
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Secret Garden Ushers
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Fri, Nov 16
WMS Courage Retreat
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BINGO at The Birches
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YMCA Zumba-thon
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Greenwood Turkey Bingo
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Project SOAR Movie Night
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Secret Garden Box Office
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Secret Garden Ushers
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Sat, Nov 17
Plymouth Art Fair
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Secret Garden Box Office/Ushers
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Art & Crafts at The Birches
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Sun, Nov 18
Hoppy Hour at AHS
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Plymouth Art Fair
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Mon, Nov 19
IOCP Food Shelf
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Tue, Nov 20
IOCP Food Shelf
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Activity Night at The Birches
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BINGO at Cherrywood Point
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Therapy Dogs at AHS
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Wed, Nov 21
Thu, Nov 22
Fri, Nov 23
BINGO at The Birches
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Sun, Nov 25
Mon, Nov 26
IOCP Food Shelf
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Tue, Nov 27
Project SOAR Baking Class
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BINGO at Cherrywood Pointe
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Activity Night at The Birches
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Therapy Dogs at AHS
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Wed, Nov 28
IOCP Food Shelf
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Thu, Nov 29
Fri, Nov 30
Kimberly Lane Kindness Retreat
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BINGO at The Birches
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Sat, Dec 1
Bell Ringing - Lunds Wayzata
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Arts & Crafts at The Birches
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Forms

Policies

  • All Club Y.E.S. members represent Wayzata High School each time one is volunteering in the community and will act responsibly.
  • Members are accountable for the behavior regulations in the Fine Arts & Activities Eligibility brochure.
  • If a violation is received, the member in violation will, for the remainder of the school year be prohibited from: Study Buddies, Tutoring, Youth Frontiers Retreats, and Club Y.E.S. Student Advisory Board.
  • If suspended, a member will be restricted from all Club Y.E.S. volunteer activities until after a re-entry meeting.
  • Club Y.E.S. is NOT an option for students needing to complete court-ordered community service hours.
  • Members MUST volunteer at least 10 hours each semester ( at least 5 hours must be through Y.E.S. projects).
  • Only registered members of Club Y.E.S. may sign up for Club Y.E.S. service projects.

Expectations of Members Regarding Service Projects:

  • Once a member signs up for a project he/she is expect to go and stay the entire time. If unable to attend the member MUST find a Club Y.E.S. substitute to cover his/her shift.
  • Cell phone use is not allowed while volunteering at a service project. Cell phones must be put away.

How to Request Club Y.E.S. Volunteers

Club Y.E.S. volunteers are students in grades 9-12 from Wayzata High School. Club Y.E.S. only supports non-profit organizations in the communities of Wayzata Public Schools or west metro.

Request Club Y.E.S. Volunteers

Please contact Brenda Badger, Club Y.E.S. Program Manager, at Brenda.Badger@wayzataschools.org. Please include the following information:

  • Project/Event Name
  • Date(s) of project/event
  • Times (various shifts)
  • Location of project/event (address)
  • Description of volunteer jobs
  • Number of volunteers needed/preferred
  • Contact person and contact info

A six-week advance notice or earlier is preferred. No guarantees can be made on availability of volunteers.