Childrens’  Blog

VANGUARD GROUP VOLUNTEERS JOIN TRISKELES YOUTH

Last Saturday, Oct 1, a very caring and hard-working group of Vanguard volunteers joined the Triskeles Side by Side and Next Steps programs youth in their activities. Helping ‘younger’ (our Green Interns and Side by Side teens) and ‘youngest’ ...

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Energy conservation are the words of the day

At our Next Steps workshop on December 10th at the beautiful new Beaver Farm community education building, ‘energy conservation’ was the phrase of the day. With their teen-aged mentors, the young participants in Next Steps discussed ways to save...

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Side by Side and Next Steps – A Busy Day

Our Side by Side and Next Steps programs shared the garden building on Saturday, and filled the space inside and out with a hum of activity. Side by Side youth had their usual range of activities from baking to drama to farm visits; while the older Next Steps youth...

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Vermiculture for Earth Day

Triskeles brought our favorite ‘worm guy’ to W. Vincent Elementary School on May 3rd to show the students at their Earth Day activities how to raise worms–red wigglers to be specific–and gather the worm compost for plant fertilizer.  Sunny, 80...

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NEXT STEPS YOUTH ARE FOR THE BIRDS

On Saturday, December 11th, 68 youth took part in the Side by Side and Next Steps programs, held at two locations at the Kimberton Waldorf School site. This was a busy day, with lots of different activities for the (younger) Side by Side youth and their teen mentors....

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Next Steps For Older Side By Side Youth

What’s the next step for youth who are too old for the Side By Side program?  Why–Side By Side Next Steps, of course. And so, on Saturday, October 23rd, 13 Side By Side ‘graduates’ joined Triskeles staff and six teen mentors for a day of baking...

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The Wonderful Young People of Today

We were reminded of how wonderful and caring many young people are today by Side by Side and Camp Jump Start graduate Alyssa Scharff, who wrote back from college, reflecting on her time as a teen mentor in these programs. In her own words: Mrs. Birdsall, Of course I...

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