Tag: Oak Creek

Cutting for a Cause: 19 Youth Donate Hair to Charity

Oak Creek YCF Youth Alissa M. wanted to give back to a charity that helped her when she lost her hair at age 10.

Bump, Set, Spike: Oak Creek Hosts Volleyball Camp

Oak Creek and community athletes play together at first-of-its-kind volleyball event.

OYA Brings Wildland Firefighter Training to Female Youth

Twenty-three more youth from Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility are now certified in wildland firefighting.

OYA Youth Learns About Research Firsthand

Kathryn S. has been interning with OYA’s research department for more than two years.

OYA Trains Second Cohort of Recovery Mentors

Eleven youth and one staff member learned how to turn their own recovery into a chance to help others.

‘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.

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.

Once in Recovery, Now Role Models

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