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June 8, 2015

APPLY NOW FOR YOUTHLINKS’ SUMMER STUDENT GARDEN ARMY!

Are you a student entering grades 9th-12th who wants to learn about gardening and growing your own food while helping to have a positive impact on our community? Apply today to join the ranks of this summer’s Student Garden Army at Youthlinks.

We will be planting, tending, harvesting, cooking, eating and selling garden produce. Along the way we will be learning more about leadership, nutrition, food systems and how to influence change in our community. All members of the SGA will earn money through sales of produce at their weekly farm stand.

Visit www.Youthlinksonline.org for further application information.

This 8 week intensive program runs from June 30th-August 20th, 8:00am-12:00pm Monday thru Thursday. Youthlinks is located at 420 Broadway in Rockland and the phone number is 594-2221.

Youthlinks is a proud program of Broadreach Family and Community Services. Learn more about who we are at: Broadreachmaine.org

February 4, 2013

Oceanside High School Students Enjoy the Outdoors Through Youthlinks After School Program

Oceanside High School students Josh Morehouse and Nick Smith take a break and enjoy the view while hiking up Mount Battie during Winter Adventure Team.

Sometimes the best way to ward off the winter blues is by getting out into the elements. For a few Oceanside High School students that’s exactly what they’ve been up to every Friday through the after school Youthlinks program, Winter Adventure Team. Students who participated hiked local hot spots like Merryspring and the face of Mount Battie in Camden, Beech Hill in Rockport, and the Breakwater in Rockland. Each week students bundled up and hit the trail, all the while learning important principles of Leave No Trace as well as proper group hiking etiquette. Youthlinks was fortunate to have Katie Schick of Lincolnville volunteer as a guide and co instructor along with Program Manager, Josie Gates. Schick currently attends Unity College and is working on completing a Bachelor of Science in Adventure-Based Environment Education. Through volunteering with Youthlinks she was able to complete a community service requirement for the semester. A new session of Winter Adventure Team starts Friday February 15th.

Youthlinks is a program of Broadreach Family & Community Services, a non-profit organization that has been serving the children and families of Waldo and Knox Counties since 1983. For more information or to register, please contact Youthlinks: 594-2221 or visit www.youthlinksonline.org