As the end of the school year nears, YouthQuest is gearing up for an action-packed summer. “When students don’t have regular access to reading, science and other educational opportunities, they’re more likely to experience the ‘summer slide,’” said Cheryl Adkins, program director of YouthQuest. “We help combat that learning loss by providing students with a […]

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YouthQuest students will be explorers, scientists and designers as this month’s activities relate to different aspects of Earth and the solar system. “Through a variety of hands-on activities, students will learn about the interconnections between planet Earth and outer space,” says Cheryl Adkins, program director of YouthQuest. Lessons this month include: Exploring the solar system […]

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Good Vibes Students in the Don’t Kill My Vibe Club at Potter Elementary learned how focusing on details in the present moment can help manage emotions. This was done through various techniques including meditation and art. Keep it Clean To raise awareness about pollution in Genesee County’s watershed, students at Dye Elementary went out into […]

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Domonique Clemons knows the importance of a good handshake—a skill he was first introduced to in TeenQuest. “We learned how to have a firm handshake and to make direct eye contact,” says Clemons, who graduated from Southwestern Classical Academy in 2011. “On the surface, it seems like such a small thing. But it’s something I […]

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