Tag: featured

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 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.

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.

‘POOCH Changed My Life’

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

An Inventor’s Eye

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

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.

‘I Feel Like We’re All Welcomed Here’

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

Rogue Valley Musicians Win National Competition

The competition's judge, musician Aloe Blacc, called the students' lyrics "a cry for change."