KISH Boys and Girls Club hosts
Automotive Life Skills event in Henderson
Sarah Lee Marks, grant coordinator for the Automotive Life Skills program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada
is thrilled to see area teens as young as 14 signing up to learn more about the responsibilities of having a Nevada drivers license, she says,
“This program, totally funded by The Nevada Office of Traffic Safety as part of the Zero Teen fatalities initiative is a truly unique experience.
Parents are so excited to have this opportunity they attend to learn the skills right alongside their son or daughter.
We cover so much information in a short time, everyone is engaged. Our participants get gloved up and learn their way around any car.”
Previous attendees have returned to participate in additional clinics and lead student advisory councils on future teen driving program needs.
School Vacation Event December 28th at the Kish Boys and Girls Club
The event is from 12:00 Noon to 4 pm at the Boys and Girls Club, at 401 S. Drake St, Henderson, NV
Students from area high schools including Foothills, Basic, Green Valley, Boulder City, Las Vegas Academy, West Tech, Veterans and
SETCA Magnet schools will be in attendance.
Featured speakers include: Department Lead John Ventura, CSN Applied Sciences College teaching hands-on oil check, tire pressure, changing a flat tire,
battery jumping and more.
Jason Reichert, 17 year old Henderson native and Professional race car driver, discussing safety behind the wheel.
NHP officers and Zero Teen Fatalities representatives instructing students in the proper behavior when involved in a traffic stop,
impaired driving simulations and emergency crash procedures.
Marianna Adecco from AAA will address parents and teens in the best way to save money on teen insurance premiums, roadside assistance
and drivers education programs.
Additional topics include the latest in automotive safety technology, hybrid and autonomous vehicles, new graduated drivers licensing rules
and DMV procedures for teens under 18.
Teen attending the event will be eligible to WIN an IPad/Tablet. In addition to receiving a completion certificate for 3 credit hours of drivers education.
Free Teen Driver Automotive Life Skills Classes held at Boys and Girls Clubs across the Valley.
Parents and teens are welcome to attend the 4 hour program, FREE of charge.
The clinics are held at various Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada during school vacation and holidays.
The program is free to the public, age 14+, however, registration is required as classes are limited to 100 students.
Register with this form or call 702-521-7546 for more information.
You may also email bgcsnv at smarteendriver dot com
The program is wholly funded by The Nevada office of Traffic Safety.