Tribal youth update: March 2015

 February at the FireLodge Tribal Youth Program the P.L.A.C.E. was a busy time. The youth celebrated Black History Month, Healthy Heart Month, learned about teen dating violence prevention  and worked some time in for Valentine‚Äôs Day. For Black History Month, staff focused on instruction teaching the youth about famous African Americans like Dr. Martin Luther Read More »

FireLodge Tribal Youth and P.L.A.C.E. keeping pace as 2015 rolls along

With the start of the New Year, the P.L.A.C.E. was jumping with excitement. Youth began putting together their Seabots with the help of members from the S.T.E.M. programs at Shawnee High School and Gordon Cooper Technology Center. We also unveiled another project of ours, a tribal youth news station, P.L.A.C.E. News.Our staff of two co-anchors, Read More »

Tribal youth close out 2014 with holiday atmosphere and emphasis on STEM

The winter sessions at the P.L.A.C.E. started off with a trip to the Oklahoma Historical Museum. We had around 30 youth attend. The visit was the collaboration between the mentorship program and The P.L.A.C.E., and our students and staff enjoyed learning more about Oklahoma and world history. On December 8, the youth were honored to Read More »