Frequently Asked Questions

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4200 South Freeway, Fort Worth, TX, United States

When are the Rising Stars drop off location for 2018?
Arborlawn United Methodist Church
5001 Briarhaven Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76109
 
When is orientation?
June 5, 2018 at Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus. Free garage parking pass will be emailed to registered parents. 
 
Do parents have to be present at the Orientation?
A parent or guardian should attend so that all forms can be signed.
 
What day and time do I need to drop off my child?
Tuesdays  - by 8 a.m.  We may also have special events. You will be given a schedule.
 
What time do I need to pick up my child?
3 p.m. unless otherwise scheduled
 
When does Rising Stars Youth Leadership Academy meet?
Every Tuesday, from June 12 - August 14, 2018
If your child is in one of the specialty camps, the dates may be different. Please ensure you find out if your child has signed up for  any special camp (many are age driven or only for Juniors and Seniors)
 
Does my child need to attend every Tuesday?
Yes - Maximum of 3 absences.  If you are absent call us at (817) 392-5784 and/or email Jackie Jackson or Sed Lacy at Jacqueline.Jackson@fortworthtexas.gov or Sedgwich.lacy@fortworthtexas.gov
 
We live in Dallas? Can we participate?
At this time we can enroll families / students living in Tarrant County. That includes all of Arlington, Fort Worth, Hurst-Euless- Bedford, Everman, Crowley and the surrounding area. 
 
We will be away on vacation, can my child miss a session?
Maximum of 3 absences. 
 
How old can be my child be to attend Rising Stars?
Ages 13-18
 
My child is 12 1/2 can he/she attend?
Your child should be 13 by June 1st.
 
What is the dress code?
Your child will be given a t-shirt to wear on Tuesdays. No sagging pants, no ripped jeans, no short shorts, no mini-skirts. Comfortable shoes are recommended. No high heels or open toed sandals. On field trips and college tours there is a lot of walking involved.