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NMC-CREES presents 4-H Riptide

(Press Release) — The Family, Community and Youth Development program within the Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension & Educational Services is seeking students to participate in their new program 4-H Riptide! The program is dedicated to serving as an educational resource for children to learn about the CNMI’s culture and environment.

The program aims to teach participants through various presentations and activities about how important the CNMI’s environment is, and to help reestablish an understanding of our islands to help preserve cultural values and beliefs.

4-H Riptide will be held at different locations on the island of Saipan. These locations include: San Antonio, Gualo Rai, Koblerville, Chalan Kanoa and Tanapag.

The first session will be held at the San Antonio Youth Center starting on Oct. 2 to 14, 2017. 4-H Riptide will run Monday to Friday on the first week, and Monday to Saturday on the second week. The program will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, while the session on Saturday will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

The registration deadline is on Sept. 29, 2017. Seating is limited to 25 slots so register as soon as possible. The slots are a first come first serve basis. Participants must be between the ages of 7 and 15.

For more information on how to register your child, contact Lorenza Aldan or Maia Pangelinan at 237-6876 or email