The Rapidian

middle school

At Camp Blodgett, the world is a classroom

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 03-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

How do you instill a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into middle schoolers, especially those who come from difficult backgrounds and under-resourced schools in and around Grand Rapids? Camp Blodgett’s answer: Take them...

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Spark your teens' creativity this summer with WMCAT's summer art & tech camps

by (wmcat)

Submitted 05-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

This summer the studios at WMCAT (West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology) will be open to any middle or high school student who wants to explore, experiment and elevate their voice. WMCAT is excited to offer 41 different art and tech camp...

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Campaign exceeds goal, brings teen violence prevention program back in classrooms

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 06-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

A lot can change in a year. In summer of 2013, the Resources Against Violent Encounters (RAVE) program from Family Futures was on the ropes – critically low in funding, and in danger of ending altogether. Family Futures launched the “...

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Teen violence prevention program launches summer campaign

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

It started because of a need. The need to break the cycle of violence, spinning faster and faster throughout our community. And now it’s a program in need – a need for funding to stay in our schools where it can make an impact. Founded...

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