History Comes Alive at Youth Camp

Kids found that history comes alive at youth camp, as they developed strategies to survive the Great Chicago Fire, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the sinking of the Titanic. The camp at Hastings Museum was based on the Scholastic “I Survived” books that...

Youth Apprenticeships Turn Into Jobs

An increasing number of youth apprenticeships turn into jobs, building skills, confidence, and jump starting young people into employment. In Charleston, the number of youth apprenticeship programs are on the rise.  One of them worked out very well for Walter Newman,...

Results of the Iowa Youth Straw Poll are In

The results of the Iowa Youth Straw Poll are in, and it looks like students favor Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. Over 280 schools in 80 counties participated in the poll, which encourages questions and research about presidential candidates. Over 50,000 students...