Tags » Positive Youth Development

What a Peach!

This is Healthy Habits with Kyle Merritt and today’s healthy topic is Peaches. The peach is a member of the rose family. There are two main kinds of peaches, clingstone and freestone. 79 more words

Positive Youth Development

A guest blog from Cassandra Jessee, Director of YouthPower Learning

For the past three weeks, I’ve been working with partners in Rwanda and Indonesia on youth livelihood project designs. 989 more words

Youth

A coaches role in youth development

By Oliver J.

Youth programs within recreation and sport are a great way to encourage positive youth development. These programs could not exist without the support and dedication given by coaches in these fields. 550 more words

Positive Youth Development

Positive Changes of Mental Health in Youth through Sport and Recreation

By: Lucy P.

 When sport and recreation activities come to the forefront of the mind, first thoughts predominantly revolve around the physical advantages and disadvantages. However, mental health is something that cannot be ignored, specifically in relation to youth. 712 more words

Positive Youth Development

Positive Youth Development through Extra-Curricular Activities and After-School Programs

By: Kayla P.

Youth today depend solely on technology to communicate with their peers. It’s rare to see them communicating face-to-face, even if they are in the same room. 585 more words

Positive Youth Development

Positive Youth Development through Taekwondo

By: Laura J

We all know that physical activity and recreation can foster positive youth development (PYD). I would have to say that combat sports and martial arts, specifically Taekwondo, foster PYD in a way that not many other sports or activities can. 519 more words

Positive Youth Development