Police Youth Academy Applications will be distributed starting on April 4th, 2019 @ 9am, in the Borough Hall lobby (198 N. Washington Ave). Eligibility will be for first time Bergenfield residents who have never participated in this program AND who are entering the 6th, 7th or 8th grade as of September 2019. For instance, if your child is CURRENTLY in the 5th, 6th or 7th grade and has never participated in the program, your child would be eligible for an application. If your child is currently in the 8th grade, or has already participated in the program, your child is not eligible.
Applications must be fully completed and returned no later than April 11th @ 8 am to secure your child’s enrollment. Applications during this period are only for new cadets. Parents will only be able to take one application per child. No applications will be given for friends, neighbors, others as each application is numbered. Any new cadet not returning his/her application before April 11th will be considered as a returning cadet and will not receive priority enrollment.Upon confirming the number of new cadets registered and if any remaining slots are available, applications will be open to returning cadets on April 18th. More information will follow as the date nears. The number of applications available will be dictated by the number of new cadets signing up.
The academy is free of charge and will begin on Monday, July 22, and run through Friday, July 26, 2019