Bringing Two Perspectives to Program Development: Participant and Planner

Bringing Two Perspectives to Program Development: Participant and Planner

Clarissa was able to bring her unique perspective as a program participant with Youth Standing Strong to her fellowship this summer. Learn more about how she applied her lived experiences to program development for other young people.

Environmental Stewardship as a Critical Component to Youth Programming

Environmental Stewardship as a Critical Component to Youth Programming

This summer, Casie developed curriculum for environmental youth programs. Learn about how her nutrition, compost, and camping programs impacted youth at Fiver Children's Foundation.

A Tool to Connect Families to Resources

A Tool to Connect Families to Resources

Why is communication often so difficult between organizations and the people they serve? Hazel explores this challenge and shares the process she went through this summer to connect families at Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland to resources and policies at the Club. 

Building Confidence and Healthy Lifestyles One Splash at a Time

Building Confidence and Healthy Lifestyles One Splash at a Time

Though drowning is the second leading cause of death in youth 14 and younger, many young people have never taken swim lessons. Joie talks about her experience piloting the Michael Phelps Swim School at Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa this summer.