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Published June 16, 2010, 03:41 PM

Summer fun with Moorhead Police kicks off

Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Summer fun with Moorhead Police has started for kids 8 through 12-years old.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

The Summer Youth program kicked off today with a picture I-D event at the Armory.

Every Wednesday, for 8-weeks, officers teach the children about the consequences of making bad decisions, smoking, and not eating healthy. But it's blended in with fun activities. Events like swimming, Thunder Road, and the Zoo.

“It's important just to get the kids active in the summertime. To do something fun, interact with police officers. We got some social workers, teachers, and other mentors from the community that helps out

Next week, the kids go bowling at West Acres Bowl.