Every year, YouthQuest employees complete 40 to 60 hours of professional development focused on the latest developments in afterschool best practices, strategies and techniques. Professional development sessions are held monthly and are led by a variety of experts, such as Dr. Gale Gorke, who specializes in providing training for afterschool employees and Dr. Lauren Czechowski, […]

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(FLINT, Mich., May 25, 2017) – Enrollment is underway for YouthQuest’s summer enrichment programs for elementary, middle and high school students in Flint and Genesee County. YouthQuest offers high-quality activities and services that encourage the exploration of new interests in the areas of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), and promotes academic achievement, physical […]

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COOKING AND EATING HEALTHY The Cookout Club at International Academy of Flint Elementary is learning about healthy eating and practicing skills that students can use at home.  Recently, the students hosted a pancake breakfast, where they made blueberry and raspberry pancakes. Other recent recipes have included a gyro – something that few students had tried […]

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