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That caring touch

For Sara Thomas, making a child’s eyes light up with a new experience is just as important during the summer months as it is during the school year. Thomas (a former Head Start teacher) and her colleagues at Teacher’s Touch, a small organization of educators aimed at guiding disadvantaged youth during their off time, provide

New use for old jeans

Not many 11-year-olds can say they’ve already helped set a world record, but Erek Hansen can. Collecting 1,684 items of denim clothing for a recycling drive, Curtice, Ohio native Erek was one of the National Geographic Kids readers who helped set the record for “Largest Collection of Clothing to Recycle” in 2009. Erek, who has since

Detecting fun

Curious kids can dig deep and learn the details of how real crimes are solved, as Owens Community College presents a Crime Scene Investigator Youth Camp for ages 13 to 17, August 7 through 9. Participants will learn the skills used by professional investigators to gather evidence of foul play, from fingerprints to hair to