What’s the Plan, Stan? Students at Durant-Tuuri-Mott were encouraged to brainstorm ideas for activities and offerings that would be available through YouthQuest this school year. Staff asked students to use their “Voice and Choice” to identify several staff-led clubs, which will kick off in September. Let’s Get Physical Physical fitness and nutrition are important at […]

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For Donquiel Lott, Summer Youth Initiative was the launchpad for a summer job that continued for five years. “I worked for Flint Community Schools, where I worked as a counselor with summer camp programs at various elementary schools,” says Lott, who graduated from Southwestern Classical Academy. His experience taught him valuable lessons that he is now […]

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September is filled with pumpkin pie, apple picking and weather patterns – at least it is for YouthQuest students who are exploring how seasons change this month. “We are always finding new ways to teach key concepts by exploring something that our students consider fun and interesting,” says Nefertari Jones, YouthQuest’s interim program director. “By […]

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School has started, and students at International Academy of Flint and Flint Community Schools have access to a variety of resources through the Flint Community Education Initiative (Flint CEI). Among those resources is YouthQuest, Flint CEI’s lead partner for expanded learning and premier afterschool program. As students are immersed in the hands-on and engaging activities […]

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With 2020 just around the corner, the U.S. Census Bureau will be canvassing neighborhoods throughout the country, state and county through mid-October 2019. These federal employees are checking addresses to update the agency’s mailing list, which will be used for delivering invitations to the 2020 Census early next year. This is an important step in […]

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Exploring New Places Middle school students participating in Summer on the Road went on an end of summer trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. Students got to explore the unfamiliar city, went to museums and aquariums, and relaxed at the pool. Warm Hearts Service learning is a key component of YouthQuest. At Brownell STEM Academy, students went […]

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