(FLINT, Mich., June 4, 2018) – Enrollment is underway for YouthQuest, an enrichment program that helps area students beat summer boredom while preparing them for the next school year. “Many students experience learning loss during the summer, especially when it comes to reading and math,” said Cheryl Adkins, program director of YouthQuest, which is administered […]

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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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Kearsley High School graduate Alizabeth Nelson has been busy since her time in TeenQuest and Summer Youth Initiative. After graduation, she attended Grand Valley State University, working on a pre-medical degree. But she experienced a few speed bumps along the way. “I stumbled through my first year of college,” says Nelson, who opted to change […]

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The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the organizations, foundations, businesses and individual donors that have contributed a total of $85,500 to support local youth programming in recent months. “We are incredibly grateful for the support of these grantors and donors,” says James Avery, the Chamber’s director of Education & Training. […]

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With summer break on its way, teens are wondering what they can do with their time off. Fun in the sun is always a relaxing way to spend a break. However, there is a more productive way teens can spend their time and make money in the process: Getting a summer job. “Summer employment gives […]

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