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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Altadena Mountain Rescue Team Leads VIDA Kids on Hike


With thanks to Deputy Dan Paige, Altadena Station

The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team led Temple Station VIDA kids on a hike in the US Forest Service – Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

VIDA serves kids between the ages of 11 and 17½ at eight locations across the county. Over the course of the 16-week program, VIDA participants focus on increasing academic achievement, improving family relationships, developing positive social behaviors and realizing the possibilities for a better future.

The program includes regular visits with VIDA staff members, a Saturday component and weekly sessions with the child and parent to facilitate communication and understanding. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate of completion and are referred to other programs to continue their growth.

To learn more about VIDA, please visit see for more information.

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