Information for Parents

All Penn State youth programs have policies in place to ensure the safety of youth participating in our programs, activities and services is not compromised. All program staff are trained in emergency protocols and all relevant internal, external, and parental reporting requirements.

Title IX prohibits sex discrimination (including sexual harassment and/or sexual abuse) against Youth Participants in any of the University’s education programs or activities, including recreational and/or athletic programs or services operated by the University.  Please click here to review the University’s Title IX policy and procedures.

To report an incident of suspected sex or gender-based discrimination, please contact Penn State’s Title IX Coordinator, using the contact information below:

      Chris Harris, Title IX Coordinator

      328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802

      Phone: (814) 863-0471

      Email:  [email protected] or [email protected]

 

or submit the Online Reporting Form

Parents are encouraged to notify the program director immediately if they, or their child, are experiencing problems, difficulties, or concerns with the program, other youth in the program, and/or  staff. You may also contact Sandy Weaver, Youth Programs Compliance Specialist at [email protected] or (814) 865-8785 or call the University's Ethics Hotline at 1-800-560-1637.