Canal Alliance/Summer Youth Program

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Begins on 7/6 to 7/30. For students in 6th-12th Grade.

  • Middle school - "Me" public service announcement (PSA)
  • High school - introduction to high school, guidebook, college requirements, tours of local college campuses


  • Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and current Justice Stephen Breyer have teamed up to create an online interactive digital game, "Our Courts" (, as a way to get young people, 7th to 9th Graders in particular, involved in civics in a way that's interesting to them. Their hope is that kids will see how government affects their lives and how they can affect government.
  • U.S. Army uses a computer game, called America's Army, to help recruit; it's a free download off their website.