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2013 Teens Behind the Scenes
Take an Inside Look at County Govenment
Have you ever seen a medic respond to a heart attack? Do you know how large a traffic signal is or what it’s like to be behind bars? Teens Behind the Scenes is a new program that takes an exclusive look at the inner workings of Pinellas County government. Once a month from January to May, teens go behind-the-scene to experience first-hand what goes into keeping the county running.
Presented by the county’s Youth Advisory Committee, Teens Behind the Scenes is created by students for students. The sessions will meet from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the site of the featured department.
January 23rd Survivor...Public Works - Take a trip to the Public Works building where you take a tour of the building that includes traffic control, water recycling, engineering and more. Click here for a map to Public Works
February 27th Undercover Paws - Learn about veterinarian procedures, pet care, pet adoption, and animal control. Animal Services is located at 12420 Ulmerton Road, Largo.
March 20th 911-101 - Get an up-close look at the Pinellas County EMS system and get the chance to participate in a real first responder's demonstration!
April 24th Most Wanted! - Take a tour of the Pinellas County Jail! This includes intake, maximum security and direct supervision. You will need to fill out this form and bring it with you to be able to take the tour. This form will explain the rules. Click here for a map to Pinellas County Jail. This session is limited to 20 students!
May 22nd Law and Order - Explore the roles of law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys and the judge.
May 21st, Awards Night, 6pm - Be on T.V. with your County Commissioners’ and receive your certificate. Location: Pinellas County Courthouse, 5th floor
For more information please contact (727) 582-2656
Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
Various locations throughout the county
Sustainable Living - Pinellas County Extension
Pinellas County Extension's Sustainable Living program area provides research-based information, resources, and tips to help citizens makes choices that reduce environmental impacts, save money and help our community.