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5 Challenges of Summer Camp Work (and why they are worth it!)

Working on summer camp is a whole load of fun and new experiences, but it is not without its challenges. There are lots of things that challenge us on summer camp (the possibility of being covered in gunk is one of them!) – here are the most common challenges, how to overcome them, and why they are worth it! 1,049 more words

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We all have those stupid teen things that we get away with that could have been a disaster if any number of things happened differently. This is one of a series of events that took place during the transition from boy to adolescent. 1,919 more words

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How Summer Jobs Can Teach Youth Financial Skills

This is a guest post by Amelia O’Rourke-Owens of America Saves for Young Workers.

This summer, 32,973 summer youth employees in 25 cities have pledged to save a portion of their pay as part of the America Saves for Young Workers (ASYW) initiative, a partner of the National League of Cities (NLC) Institute for Youth, Education, and Families. 929 more words

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Summer Jobs Out of the Norm: Conrad French

By: Maddie Foerster

Two students give back with unique summer jobs

Climate change is a controversial topic that continues to come up in the media quite a bit. 295 more words

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Summer Jobs Out of the Norm: Matt Kung

By: Lilly Moffett

Two students give back with unique summer jobs

Instead of spending his summer days at the beach, junior Matt Kung spent his time off from school in the forests of Yellowstone National Park. 245 more words

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What it's like to be a teen farmworker

The child of a farmworker in California’s Central Valley — accustomed to sleeping late — worked alongside her moth in the fields this summer. The difficulty of the work and conditions impossible to describe, Maria focuses on her mom, and her goal.   30 more words

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