2021 YES River! Program Application
YES River! participants will:

* Meet other teens interested in the outdoors.
* Learn all about the Russian River, it's watershed, and ways to protect it.
* Learn how to better take care of themselves through outdoor recreation.
* Participate in fun activities like hiking, kayaking, and more.
* Discover local coastal history, culture, and ecosystems, while developing
leadership skills and exploring new careers.

In order to participate in YES River!, a commitment to attend all program activities is required. The program is held Wednesdays, this summer from 9-3:30 at various parks along the river. These include: Riverfront Regional Park in Healdsburg, Sunset Beach River Park in Forestville, Steelhead Beach River Park in Forestville, and Wohler Bridge Fishing Access/ Water Agency in Forestville.

Please complete this online application and submit once completed. If you have any questions please email Irma Cuevas at: irma.cuevas@sonoma-county.org

You will be notified via email. Also, if selected, there is a mandatory participant packet to be filled by participants and their parents/guardians.

Program orientation will be held Wednesday, June 16, 6:30-7:15 p.m. via Zoom. Attendance is required. THIS APPLICATION FORM IS DUE NO LATER THAN 5/15/2021.
  • Participant Information and Application

    Please fill out the following information completely.
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  • Why are you interested in joining YES-River?
    What would make you a valuable member of our YES-River team?
    Which communities do you identify with? (Examples: Disabled, teen parent, LGTBQI, low income, immigrant, Latino) You are not limited to these choices. Please add your own.
  • Signature & Agreement
  • I understand the responsibilities required of me as a YES-River participants. If selected, I am available and will attend all YES-River events including the orientation.

    Note: Create your digital signature by using your mouse, digital pen, finger, etc. Any pointing device can be used to write a signature.
  • As a parent/guardian, I have read the YES-River program information, and support my child in
    applying for this opportunity.

    Note: Create your digital signature by using your mouse, digital pen, finger, etc. Any pointing device can be used to write a signature.