Category: Facilities

Making the Team

For the first time in more than 30 years, MacLaren athletes had the chance this winter to play against community teams.

Youth Celebrate Kwanzaa

MacLaren youth celebrated African heritage by learning about a new principle each day for a week.

Youth Get Visual, Hands-On Experience With the Brain

NW Noggin, a neuroscience outreach nonprofit, visited youth at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility to teach about brain development.

Building Fences

Camp Florence youth volunteered to help the Oregon Coast Humane Society.

Youth Learn Respect and Sportsmanship Through Chess

Chess for Success regularly brings chess into OYA facilities.

In-Between Space Helps Youth Stay Out of Isolation

Staff at the STEPS program teach youth skills so that they can do better next time.

Volunteers Create Holiday Cheer for MacLaren Youth

“This was the best Christmas I ever had,” said one participating youth.

‘POOCH Changed My Life’

OYA youth help dogs and get back more than they give.

Youth Run Half-Marathon at Oak Creek

Eight youth at OYA's Oak Creek facility learn they can achieve their goals -- even if that means running more miles than they ever thought possible.

An Inventor’s Eye

A Camp Tillamook youth built a machine to make work easier at the facility’s plant nursery.