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Salt Lake Peer Court’s Summer Newsletter is hot off the press!!!

In this newsletter, we announce the new Program Director as well as the new Program Coordinator!

Salt Lake Peer Court at the Utah Youth Court Association's 2014 Summer Youth Court Conference.

Salt Lake Peer Court at the Utah Youth Court Association’s 2014 Summer Youth Court Conference.

SLPC Summer Newsletter 2015


Peer Court Volunteers and Parents,

We hope you’re having a great summer! Our training at Camp Tuttle is fast approaching – so here is everything you need to know and do. If you have any questions, please call or email Jenny at the Peer Court office (801-322-1815 or coordinator.slpc@gmail.com).

Camp Tuttle is cost free to all participants – however – we require a REFUNDABLE deposit of $20.00 which will be returned to you when you attend Camp Tuttle. In past years, we have had to pay Camp Tuttle for students who did not show up. If this is a hardship for you or your family, please call the office and let us know.


Salt Lake Peer Court,

645 South 200 East,

SLC, Utah 84111

(You may also bring it to the office in person)

!!!You cannot attend Camp Tuttle if we do not have your Camp Tuttle Release Form!!!

When:                                     August 6th & 7th (Overnight)

Where:                        Camp Tuttle is up Big Cottonwood Canyon,

between Brighton and Solitude Ski Resorts (1-435-649-9979

Catch the Bus at East High or West High (Be there at 6:15am)

 School Bus at West High     Leaves PROMPTLY at 6:30am (400 West in back of West High)

School Bus at East High      Leaves PROMPTLY at 6:30am (800 South and 1300 East)

The busses will bring you back to Salt Lake on Thursday:

East High at 4:00PM          West High at 4:00PM

What to Bring: Sleeping Bag (let us know if you need one) Extra Blanket, Toiletries, Warm clothing for night and early morning (it gets cold at night), Sturdy Closed-Toed Shoes for ROPES course, Flashlight.

***All food is provided (We will not be serving a Vegan-Friendly courses)***

 Facilities: There are cabins with bunk beds. Showers and toilets are available. Most classes can be moved indoors in the case of rain.

 This is a mandatory training for all new and returning members. If you cannot make it, please inform the office.

Salt Lake Peer Court's panelists pose for a picture above Silver Lake at Solitude Ski Resort after an overnight training at Camp Tuttle.

Salt Lake Peer Court’s panelists pose for a picture above Silver Lake at Solitude Ski Resort after an overnight training at Camp Tuttle.

A new Program Director has been selected! We will announce the new Program Director in our upcoming newsletter next month. The new Program Director will start in July.
Jenny Sanchez, the new Program Coordinator, will be starting in June.
We have interviewed more than 100 students who would like to be Peer Court panelists and mentors during the 2015-2016 academic year. The office will begin emailing out acceptance letters this week.
All peer court panelists are expected to attend the following mandatory training sessions:
Camp Tuttle: August 6th and 7th (overnight)
Law and Justice Center: August 12th and 13th
Restorative Justice Day: August 21st
Swearing In Ceremony: August 24th
Mock Hearings: August 31st, September 14th, September 21st
Students who have been accepted as panelists and mentors for the upcoming school year are invited to the Utah Youth Court Association’s Summer Youth Court Conference from July 27th – 30th in St. George, Utah. Registration for the conference can be downloaded here:
The Utah Youth Court Association’s website is here: http://www.utahyouthcourt.com/


Our 2015 Winter Newsletter is hot of the press!!! Check it out here:
2015 Winter Newsletter