Tag: Tillamook

The Reading Connection

Youth at OYA facilities across the state focused on reading this winter and discovered new ways to connect with school.

Youth build one-of-a-kind canoe

Woodworking teacher Jim Cox leads about two dozen Tillamook youth over several years in a unique building project.

‘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.

Facility Tournament a Big Success

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

Rogue Valley Musicians Win National Competition

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

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.

Tiny House, Big Skills

Youth at OYA's Tillamook facilities build a house from the ground up, learning job skills in the process.