Up In Smoke – Awareness of Vaping

This workshop is designed to teach about current trends and dangers with “vaping.” We will learn to recognize signs of use with vaping devices, as well as better understand ways that students might be hiding their addiction. Age of youth served: grades 7-12.

Yoga and Mindfulness for Youth

Staff will learn how to incorporate yoga and mindfulness techniques into their work with youth to promote self-regulation of emotions. Participants will leave an understanding of breathing techniques, yoga poses, group activities, mindfulness, and relaxation exercises to implement in their after school program. Age of youth served: grades K-5.

Create an Environment for Tinkering and Engineering

Explore how the “maker movement” is expanding both school and afterschool enrichment. This workshop will emphasize important start-up considerations of access, high and low tech projects, linking to the school day, and creating a safe space and culture for tinkering. Participants will leave with lots of ideas to apply to their own learning environments. Age… Read more »