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An Entrepreneurial Adventure for Middle School Youth! Discover your inner creative YOU!! Rack your brain with outside-of-the-box thinking that will lead you to create a great business. Take on the challenge with your friends!
Youth will be excited to learn introductory computer science in a game environment! Code Camp is designed for ages 8-13 interested in coding. If you can read, then you can code! Excel at problem solving in all subject areas.
Here's an opportunity for high school youth to impact Nebraska City! All talents welcome to join this team. Help create social change and practice interview techniques, how to get a great shot while videotaping, and develop augmented reality tours for Nebraska City (similar to Pokeman GO™). Come have fun and learn a new technology!
The Community Vitality Initiative is focused on launching the heart and soul of the state, its rural and urban communities, into the future by focusing on entrepreneurship, recruiting new residents, disaster recovery, broadband access, engaging youth and young adults, and building businesses.
Although we do have some microscopes in our hallway, not all research is conducted in a lab setting.
Would you like to make a difference in a child's life? Would you like to learn and work for positive change? Then VOLUNTEER TODAY!! and be part of a team where youth and adults learn, grow and work together for positive change.


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