Entries by Lina Akopov

Most Youth Summer Camps Moving Online This Summer

In an effort to keep our region safe and healthy several youth programs, camps, and classes throughout the Valley have been canceled this summer.  However, a few organizations have found creative ways to hold these camps virtually. These can be a great alternative to the original, as they’ve been designed to keep children engaged and entertained by providing educational content.

STEM Winter Youth Programs

As you plan your kid’s fall/winter activities, check out JMU’s STEM winter youth programs: College for Kids College for Kids is an enrichment program for children in grades rising K-8. Children will work with James Madison University faculty and graduate students, as well as experts from the community and surrounding area, to try new things, […]

2019 Start-Up Grants Now Available for FLL Teams

Looking for a grant to help start up your FLL team? Each year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council sponsors three new FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams from the Shenandoah Valley. Approximately half of the start-up cost of a new team is reimbursed, up to $350. To be eligible, teams must be located in the footprint […]