Somerset County Youth Council to Host Safe Night on May 6

A place where teens can connect and have fun.


FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP – Register for “Field Day,” a Safe Night event for teens hosted by the Somerset County Youth Council. This is a fun event with food and activities for students in grades seven to twelve to occur on Saturday, May 6, from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Franklin Youth Center, on 429 Lewis St. in Somerset, NJ 08873. Students will receive three and a half hours of community service learning.

Safe Night is a national substance abuse and violence prevention program for youth that promotes having fun without the use of alcohol, drugs, weapons, or arguments.

Activities and Participation
Students can participate in volleyball, basketball, relay races, tie-dye, slime making and more. Free food and light refreshments will be available.

Admission is free and only open to 100 students. Those who would like to attend the event must pre-register online or mail their registration forms by May 1.

Mail Forms
Forms should include the following information:

  • Student’s name, school, grade, phone number, email, and name of their emergency contact and phone number

Mail the student’s information to:

  • 27 Warren Street, Attn: Somerset County Youth Council, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876

To register online, visit For more information, call 908-704-6300 or

Safe Night Sponsors
Safe Night is made possible by the Somerset County Youth Council, Middle Earth and EmPoWER Somerset. Middle Earth is a nonprofit agency that mentors youth by helping to foster life skills as well as preparing for the employment process. EmPoWER supports individuals and families with making positive lifestyle choices by promoting healthy, drug-free communities through education, collaboration, and connection to resources.

Somerset County Youth Council
The Somerset County Youth Council was established to help develop youth’s leadership skills and to give them a forum for expressing their ideas and concerns to the Board of County Commissioners.

Youth Council members are selected from private and public high schools and middle schools located in Somerset County. The students coordinate activities of the council to promote youth leadership. Council members also develop ideas for programming that can be implemented in the community.

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