Invention Camp Makes the News!

Middle school students from around the Mid-Columbia were challenged this week at “Inventor’s Camp,” a hands-on science and technology camp introduced by Oregon State University and hosted by the OSU Extension Service of Wasco County and Columbia Gorge Community College. “This is the first invention camp ever,” said Edith Velasco, camp name “Echo,” one of four OSU students…

Grant/Harney County 4-H Camp

The Grant/Harney County 4-H Camp is held in July each year at the Lake Creek Youth Camp located in Logan Valley, Oregon.  The camp brings youth from …

Grant County 4-H Natural Resource Camp

This year, from June 26-30, 22 students from across the state participated in the 4-H Annual Natural Resource Camp at Lake Creek Youth Camp in Logan Valley. The Natural Resource Camp…

Two Mobile STEM Camps

We had amazing week at both our STEM Camps hosted in Obsidian Middle School in Redmond as Sisters Middle School! Both middle school aged students…

Hispanic PTA of McMinnville

The McMinnville School District hosts a very special group that could serve as a great example to other communities hoping to better engage Latino parents in their local education system. It’s called the Hispanic PTA of McMinnville and it’s formed by several parents from the school district. Many of them hold specific roles and responsibilities in the PTA like President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and so on. Their mission?…

STEM/Chemistry Camp

Beakers and bunks! Eighteen high school students enjoyed the first ever overnight chemistry camp on campus from June 24-25, thanks to both the OSU Juntos Program, which empowers Latino families around education and college-readiness for 8-12th graders, and the Chemistry Department at the College of Science…

Sara Tiscareño-Kennedy Juntos Impact in the Gorge region.

“Throughout the entirety of this year, I have had the opportunity to take in the Juntos program. I was in awe of this program, because it has not been adopted in CA, where I am from. The need, though, for this type of program is growing and crucial to the success of the students in their education This program is growing more than we can keep up at times…