Summer is a critical time for students. During the summer months, students are at risk of losing some of what they learned during the school year including how to read. According to Oxford Learning, two months of reading skills are lost during the summer. By fifth grade, students can fall up to three grades behind […]

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YouthQuest students better be prepared to get their hands dirty with various hands-on themes that will teach students math, language arts, science and social studies. “We have seven different themes this summer that each site will choose from,” says Cheryl Adkins, program director for YouthQuest. “We want to make sure students are having fun along […]

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School may be out; however, students don’t have to fall into vacation boredom just yet. There are plenty of places to visit to fill the long days and keep children learning and exploring in the area. “Summer break offers the perfect opportunity for families to explore Flint and Genesee County,” says Rhetta Hunyady, vice president […]

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Summer is upon us and YouthQuest middle and high school students are gearing up for Summer on the Road. Combining fun summer activities with career readiness, financial literacy and service learning, the program offers students new and exciting adventures that can prevent learning loss known as the “summer slide.” According to the National Summer Learning […]

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