This October, members of the business community can support local youth by giving just a few hours of their time. YouthQuest, an afterschool program administered by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, is seeking community participation in two upcoming events, where attendees can: Judge a YQ Biz business pitch competition. Students participating in YQ […]

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(FLINT, Mich., April 1, 2019) – From April 9-11, the atrium at Diplomat will be transformed into an art gallery featuring the work of students in YouthQuest’s afterschool program. Centering around the theme of “Street Art,” the three-day ArtQuest exhibition will be open to the public from 4-6 p.m. each day. “YouthQuest is all about hands-on, […]

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Starting in mid-March, YouthQuest students participating in YQ Biz will begin sharing their business plans in hopes of being one of 32 teams selected for the business expo in May. Over the last few months, these “youthpreneurs” have been learning about creating business plans, developing prototypes and practicing their pitches, which they will deliver before […]

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(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 12, 2018) – With school back in session, area families can now register their students for YouthQuest’s afterschool enrichment program, which kicks off next week at multiple school districts in Flint and Genesee County. The 32-week program, which serves students in grades K-12, offers high-quality activities and services that encourage academic achievement; […]

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(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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