Archive for the ‘Summer Work and Learn’ Category

Winning the achievement race

Running with The Triplets

  We teach all of our students that success is rarely reached by a sprint, it’s more of a cross-country run. That’s why we introduce them to three supportive running companions: Pace, Perseverance, and Patience. By training with this important trio students learn how to […]


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YAP at Smokey House – Great Job!

The Youth Agriculture Project (YAP) at Smokey House came to successful close at the end of August.  Many thanks to coordinator Kevin Keeker, assistant Wyll Everett, and the crew members for their great work in the garden, in the kitchen, at […]


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Flowers and Compost Bins

Hot, hazy, and humid… that didn’t slow down our Danby crew in its second week.  With only two days of work this week because of the 4th of July, the YAP crew weeded (everything!), transplanted (flowers by the Smokey House […]


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YAP 2014 at Smokey House

The 2014 Summer Work&Learn program is up and running at TTC at Smokey House.  During our first days the crew attacked the weeds in the garden, transplanted seedlings, pulled wild (aka “poison”) parsnip, and learned about mulch and compost.   […]


YAP! Youth Agriculture Project

$75,000 grant supports YAP’s 2013 Summer Work & Learn Program

The Tutorial Center has recently received a $75,000 grant from the Vermont Dept. of Labor to support our YAP! 2013 Summer Work & Learn program. Summer Work & Learn is an active, hands-on, 8-week summer experience in which youth ages […]