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Youth Venture Students

Play Conquers Stress: Kids Share Fun at Crocker

By Alex, age 11, Leominster – Youth Reporter   Kids are stressed. Adults are stressed. A lot of us are stressed. A second grader from the Venture Team, Kids Leading Kids, at Crocker Elementary School’s 21st Century After School Program said, “One of my friends was using a scrunchie as a fidget, and the teacher […]

UWYV Virtual Team Launches, Fundraisers and Composting – Why Not?

Just because we all continue our social distancing, it doesn’t mean that UWYV students stop Changemaking. When it comes to the ideas of UWYV virtual team launches, fundraisers and composting at Samoset – why not? UWYV students are Changemakers all-the-time!  I was able to virtually meet with four of our UWYV Samoset students with the […]

Where Are They Now? Featuring UWYV Venturer Caleb VanHillo

Our very own UWYV Outreach Liaison, Jake VanHillo interviewed his 19 year old brother Caleb VanHillo as a student who participated in Youth Venture.  Like many students, Caleb started UWYV in middle school. But for Caleb, that was only the beginning! In fact, he took part in UWYV for three years, received a UWVY Scholarship […]