May 2016

How Do School Gardens Grow?

Cultivating Young Gardeners with Gallatin Valley Farm to School

A garden is a powerful place. It can transform kids into scientists, artists or mathematicians when concepts they learn in the traditional classroom suddenly become real. Gardens provide the ideal space for experiential learning, engaging all five…

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August 2014

Youth Dynamics

Helping Kids, Helping Montana

Sarah Cairoli

When Jamie Williams and her husband took in her sister’s kids two years ago, she knew it would be a big transition for everyone, including her own children.

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Back to School: A Parents P.O.V.

  A familiar squeak caught my ear as the hose turned on in the backyard, but I was elbow-deep in dinner preparations and the new puppy was nipping at my heels. I was powerless to investigate. I chose, instead, to yell. As far as my kids are…

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Musical Theatre and Comedy Improv for Kids

Children’s Classes on the Verge! Musical Theatre and Comedy Improv for Kids: These fun and educational classes are for kids in grades 1-6. Kids are welcome to try a class on the first day before committing to the session! Call Erin at 587-0737…

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The Y Without Walls

Participation by Bozeman area families and children in Gallatin Valley YMCA (GVY) programs doubled to almost 4,000 in 2012, after almost doubling in 2011. This past year, more than 1,000 Bozeman/Belgrade-area children played on GVY’s youth…

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You Love Bozeman. Help Us All Thrive

Why do you live in Bozeman? Many of us have a similar answer to that question. We love it. Usually it’s because of the snow covered mountains, dense forests, and trout filled rivers that surround us. Often it is because of the sense that people…

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A new website, created by a Belgrade Mom is helping schools right here in the Gallatin Valley. donates money to local schools every time someone uses the website to shop online. This is not your typical fundraiser with cheaply…

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Emerson Summer ArtCamps

The Emerson is pleased to present a fun season of Summer ArtCamps for children grades K- 6. For children grades 3-6 one-week camps will be held June 25-29, July 9-13 and August 13- 17. The multi-cultural camps run from 9 am to 3 pm, Mondays –…

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