In any event, as I was doing some research on the topic, I discovered that Australia had experienced a similar wave of interest in 2005. At that time, they created an organization and a website devoted to Junior Petanque. One resource on that website is a 30-page brochure called Promoting and Developing Junior Petanque: Guidelines for Volunteers. It covers a lot of areas, including insuring volunteers, privacy issues involved with photographing children, and much more. If interest in youth programs ever revives in the USA, it would be a useful resource for us. It can be found and downloaded HERE.