GOAL # 1: BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS

GOAL # 1: BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS

Cooperation, Support and Compassion; Positive Role Models and Mentoring; Increased Community Capacity and Caring   “I appreciate what you are doing for the young people in this community because it bridges the gap between the elder generation and it passes a...
GOAL # 2: GAINING VALUED WORK EXPERIENCE

GOAL # 2: GAINING VALUED WORK EXPERIENCE

Data Collection Methods; Working with Tools; Worksite Safety; Job Variety; Good Work Ethics   “But it was not all fun and games counting fish, safety always comes first on the river; the strong current and deep water posed a hazard and reminded me to always be...
GOAL # 3: IMPROVING ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE

GOAL # 3: IMPROVING ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE

Ecosystem Cycles and Interconnections; Identification Techniques for Plants, Animals and Fish; Understanding Environmental Impacts   “We all live in a watershed; a watershed is a river surrounded by mountains; the rain falls from the mountains and drains into the...
GOAL # 4: INCREASING PERSONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS

GOAL # 4: INCREASING PERSONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS

Meaningful Participation and Empowerment; Commitment, Respect and Responsibility; Patience and Endurance; Accomplishment, Self-confidence and Success   “I learned responsibility, how to be responsible when you do something that you say you are going to do and you...
GOAL # 5: ENHANCING COMMUNICATION SKILLS

GOAL # 5: ENHANCING COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Public Speaking and Leadership; Active Listening and Engagement; Interpersonal Relationships   “It is a relaxed way of learning. It feels tingly sometimes when you learn something after and you find out what it means and is cool. It was actually a good discussion...
YERII YOUTH QUOTES

YERII YOUTH QUOTES

“Working with different people and learning different things about collecting data and different fish and being a leader instead of a follower. Pretty cool having lots of people listen to you and blow them out of the water. Some of those big words I said on the tour,...
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