Tag: MacLaren

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 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.

Once in Recovery, Now Role Models

OYA’s mentor training program helps youth turn past addictions into an opportunity to help others.

Youth Robert P. reaches for the king.

OYA Youth Compete in Cross-Facility Chess Tournament

25 youth from across Oregon compete in a Chess for Success event held at OYA.

Ministry Group Brings Music and BMX Riders to MacLaren

The purpose of the event was to spread a message of hope to the youth.