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 common...
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 mindful...
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 do...
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,...