Events & Classes

Events & Classes

2018 Itinerary

2018 Itinerary

Medication Administration Form

Medication Administration Form


Youth Leadership Academy

Be Prepared!

Assumptions and Critical Success Factors

  • Recruits will cooperate in a group setting.
  • Recruits will participate in the Strategy Workshops for each Challenge.

Progress and Critique

  1. The week is designed to promote and develop each recruit’s natural leadership skills.
  2. Each future leader will have the opportunity to lead their team through a challenge while being mentored by a Mahwah Police Officer or Intern.
  3. Team work, communication, and problem solving skills are the core curriculum.  
  4. All recruits are given constructive criticism throughout the each challenge.  The week is designed to improve leadership traits as a “team leader” and teammate.

"What to Bring" List - Overnight Dorm Stay

Suggested items for dorm room:

  • Sheets – Size: single/long
  • Pillow with case
  • Sleeping bag/blanket
  • 1 roll of toilet paper
  • 1 roll of paper towels
  • 1 trash bag/tall kitchen size
  • Sani-wipes for room
  • Two bath towels
  • Sneakers
  • Flip flops or water shoes
  • Soap/Shampoo/Conditioner – Travel size
  • Toothpaste/Tooth brush
  • 5 pairs of socks
  • 5 pairs of underwear
  • Pajamas
  • Deodorant – Toiletries
  • 2 Uniform shirts (provided)
  • Shorts – Khaki, Black, Blue
  • Casual clothes for evening hours
  • Bathing suit  
  • Hair dryer

Items Prohibited:

  • Jewelry – except religious or medical alerts
  • Curling Irons/Flat Iron
  • Candles/Incense
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Portable PlayStations or similar items
  • No Mac-N-Cheese  
  • No Popcorn

APPROVED to bring:

(Students are responsible for these items)

  • iPod/iPad
  • Digital Camera/Camera
  • Snacks/Candy
  • Water, Sports Drinks, Fruit Drinks, Soda (although we would not suggest it)
  • Cell Phones – no cell phones during challenges
  • Chargers for electronic items


  • Rooms are equipped with a refrigerator and microwave
  • All rooms have a private bathroom with shower
  • All rooms are air-conditioned
  • All doors open in dorms unless unoccupied
  • Wi-Fi will be available
  • Lanyards will be provided for room keys


(A microwave will be available in the lounges with Officer approval)