5 Kid-Friendly New Year's Resolutions

After the holidays, New Year’s rolls around, invigorating people everywhere to start anew and set goals for the coming year. It’s also a great time to engage young people in your life around positive, attainable goals for the year ahead. Setting goals, or New Year’s Resolutions in this case, helps young people improve communication, decision-making […]

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Empowering Youth in Rural Communities

When Boys & Girls Clubs of San Luis Valley needed help overhauling their antiquated computer network, they knew just who to call – Brandon D. The 15-year-old is a member of the Teen Tech Academy, a program co-founded by Boys & Girls Clubs of San Luis Valley and Alamosa High School that teaches computer programming […]

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The Intern Life

Being a college student is daunting. Working while being a college student – daunting. Trying to do an internship and/or a job while being a college student – even more daunting. A word of advice: do a summer internship! While true, an internship and/or job can be daunting but they are really valuable and worth […]

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Teen Brings Food, Toiletries, Hope to Homeless

After receiving a surprise donation of $15,000, Serenity – who’s 14 and attends Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida – hardly let the shock subside before making her next move. As she wiped away joyful tears, Serenity finished hugging her grandmother, Karlette Karras, and declared they needed to purchase a large cargo truck to […]

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Connor Learns to Code

Connor H.,15, understands that computer science is the future. “Most future jobs are going to revolve around the use of robotics and the skills you learn from building and making them.”   As a member of the rural Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club, Connor has been interested in computers, robotics, and coding since age 11. […]

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Health & FITNESS FIT For You

1. Who defines being healthy? Even before the beginning of time, there were already preset standards of what society felt health should look like. Often times we as a society tend to define health by the outer appearance. Depending on what cultural background you were raised in, being healthy can either manifest as a very […]

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Graduation with a Thrill

When people say that you will remember your graduation day for the rest of your life, they truly mean it.  I never expected for my graduation to turn out the way it did.  Then again, none of my school memories have a normalcy to them in the first place.   Graduation day started with the […]

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Country Wide To-Do List

Growing up as a military kid meant moving every two years, but it also meant exploring the country from coast to coast. If you are headed on a road trip, trying to stay busy, or want to be a tourist in your own city, here are some of my favorite things to do and see […]

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