Tag Archives: Recreation

Project RISE Partners with the Cuyahoga Valley National Parks


Providing Educational Opportunities for
Families Experiencing Homelessness


This summer, Project RISE partnered with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) to provide several educational and recreational programs for families served by Project RISE. Project RISE (Realizing Individual Strength Through Education), is a federally funded program that aims to remove educational barriers to students experiencing housing instability.
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YMCA’s Summer Camps Offer a Variety of Experiences, Endless Opportunities for Fun and Growth (Part 1 of 2) – 2013-06-22

YMCA’s Phoenix School

By: Katie Sobiech

Summer camp is a great time for kids to make new friends, gain independence, learn new things and have a whole lot of fun. And there is nothing quite like the local YMCA Camp.

Have you ever sent your kids to camp, or even considered it? You might after discovering all that goes on there.

Some exciting things planned for campers this summer include horseback riding, shooting a bow and arrow, climbing, kayaking, canoeing, archery, bb guns, swimming, and learning about nature.

“And along with the fun activities we teach kids core values, such as responsibility, caring, honesty and respect. We focus on that. It gives a deeper understanding of what it means to grow in character, not just skills,” Taylor Ellis, Girls Village Director, said.

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