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.

From GED to Diploma in Just Two Months

With support from his caseworkers, Tristan N. became the first in his family to graduate high school.

The Pathway

A teacher at OYA's Tillamook facilities draws parallels between garden pathways and the metaphorical roads traveled by youth she mentors.

Youth Experience Native American Culture through Pow Wows

Pow wows inside OYA facilities allow youth to connect with their own culture and learn about others.

Facility Tournament a Big Success

The flag football tournament taught youth lessons on sportsmanship and teamwork.

‘I Feel Like We’re All Welcomed Here’

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations help youth connect with their cultures — and each other.

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