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Outdoor Adventure Program for Boston Kids (Youth Enrichment Services)

idea by YESKids
Outdoor Adventure Program for Boston Kids (Youth Enrichment Services)

Website

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www.yeskids.org

Twitter handle

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#YESKidsBoston

Overview of Outdoor Idea

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Youth Enrichment Services's (YES) Outdoor Adventure Program gives inner-city Boston youth the opportunity to explore the great outdoors in the summertime. Kids build self-confidence and develop leadership skills as they kayak, fish, rock climb, bike, run, and - new this year - surf with YES.

The Specifics: What will the $5,000 fund?

A $5,000 grant will directly support inner-city Boston youth who participate in YES's Outdoor Adventure leadership and enrichment programs. In Boston, as few as one in ten youth have access to out-of-school time programs. YES fills an especially urgent need for for middle and high school students in the summer. For Summer 2012, our goal is to serve 600 Boston kids and teens.

By experiencing the outdoors and challenging themselves with new activities, youth build self-confidence, connect with positive role models, and develop a life-long passion for the outdoors. YES helps lay the foundation for youth to achieve greater success in school, work, and life.

Thank you for voting for YES and supporting Boston youth!

Discussion
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Youth Enrichment Services does a great job at challenging youth with outdoor activities while providing opportunities for them to become leaders in the Boston community. Vote for YES!!

by berniepeeps
almost 2 years ago | Reply

Thanks for voting for YES!

by jmartinburch
about 2 years ago | Reply

Youth Enrichment Services is an amazing organization that serves Boston's youth in a unique way! The Outdoor Adventure program allows youth to challenge themselves in the outdoors through kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, rock climbing and biking. Please help YES serve the youth of Boston by voting now!

by atripp
about 2 years ago | Reply

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Submission Began
Friday, June 15

Submission Ended
Thursday, July 19
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Voting Began
Thursday, July 19

Voting Ended
Friday, August 03
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Winner Announced
Tuesday, August 07

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