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  • Partners' Post August 2016
    Partners’ Post August 2016
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  • Sparking a healthy interest
    Sparking a healthy interest
    Sparking a healthy interest Students get behind-the scenes glances at medical careers Considering what Jeremiah Jurich had just consumed in the past 22 minutes, his heart rate was surprisingly steady. His blood glucose level, however, spiked skyward. That was enough to impress the dozen or so teens who […]...
  • Students grasp hands-on learning
    Students grasp hands-on learning
    Taking hold of hands-on learning Kids thrive at Explore the Trades camp Twelve-year-old Caleb Holst ran his finger along the framework of PVC to show where he created a handle for the sprinkler he made in summer camp. “I can hold it like this and the water will […]...
  • Crafting a skill set
    Crafting a skill set
    Crafting a skill  set Free summer camps give youth hands-on training for possible career paths The oxy-acetylene torch’s first blast sputtered and died. But that didn’t faze 14-year-old Jon Manning as he stood at a bench in the Douglas High School metal shop. “I was holding it too […]...
  • Partners' Post June 2016
    Partners’ Post June 2016
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  • Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills
    Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills
    Educators: Sharpen your STEAM skills Professional learning opportunities open for STEAM educators Stay tuned for details, but here’s an early alert: The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub, together with the Douglas Education Service District and several other partners, is bringing together resources to offer several professional learning opportunities in […]...
  • Register now for Expanding Horizons!
    Register now for Expanding Horizons!
    CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION SUMMER CAMPS Multiple Locations Throughout Douglas County! ALL CAMPS ARE FREE. Lunch is provided....
  • Summer fun times seven
    Summer fun times seven
    Summer fun times seven Myriad activities keep kids sharp over the school break  Some people look forward to summer as a time to lie on their backs and watch clouds pass. Others break out the to-do list to keep brains and bodies busy. If your family falls into […]...