Olean Area Youth Court
New Member Training Program
Sign up Wednesday, July 2nd at 5pm at Olean Municipal Building Courtroom
Required Training Sessions: Wednesdays from 5:00pm - 6:00pm
July 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 6, 13, 20
The Olean Youth Court is a highly successful delinquency intervention/prevention program servicing first time offenders between the ages of 7 and 15 years old.
The Youth Court members are high school students from Olean, Allegany-Limestone, Portville and Hinsdale. Youth who graduate from 8th grade in June 2014 are eligible to apply for the summer program.
Students are required to complete a structured training program and successfully pass a final law exam. They serve as the judge, side judge, facts attorney and law guardian.
Youth Court is in session two Monday evenings each month. New member training is offered during the summer. For more information, contact Paula Keenan, Coordinator at 716-376-5645, or visit us online at www.cityofolean.org/youth/court.