Dear Deerfield Community, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s mosquito surveillance program recently documented a local mosquito as carrying West Nile Virus (WNV). While news of this sort understandably raises concern, it is not surprising for our area during this time of year and with the recent rainy and...
“Plant-A-Seed, Gain the World” – CSGC
Plant a seed, gain the world... one of this year's Plant-A-Seed English Summer Camp mottos.
Staring My CSGC Project
A few weeks ago I started my CSGC grant project. After spending most of my spring break with the children form my church I began to notice a great deficit in writing and reading comprehension.
CSGC Grant Report: Arts, Sports, Geography in China
Arthur & I have been volunteering at PEACH for the past four years so we know what to expect. Allison and Francis, who are both enrolled in Chinese at Deerfield, however, are new to PEACH so we hope they found the experience rewarding.
“Intro To Java” Boot Camp – CSGC Grant
On the first Monday of the “Intro to Java” boot camp, as I waited for the gates to open at the All-Age School in Dunmore Town, North Eleuthera, I was introduced to Ryan Austin. Ryan was running a robotics camp for students at the local library. He had heard...
CSGC Grant – Building a house in Haiti
This summer, I traveled to Grand Goâve, Haiti and aided in the building a house for a family in need. Deerfield and the Workman family generously supported my endeavors, providing me with the funds necessary to purchase building supplies for the house. Upon arrival in Haiti, I was astounded...
CSGC Summer Grant: Teaching Robotics to African American Youth (Girl’s Session)
This is the second and final post about Nasir and my joint robotics teaching session. In this portion, the girls were taught the same curriculum as the previous boy session. Our success was varied but still impressive and hopeful.
CSGC Summer Grant: Arts for the Elderly
Throughout the summer, I and a collection of volunteers from local high schools have been working to bring free art and music instruction to retirement homes in the area.
Camp Barnes — CSGC Grant
This coming weekend, I will be heading to Camp Barnes, a campground in Delaware, to be a camp counselor in Special Olympics Delaware’s (SODE) annual sleep-away summer camp for Special Olympic athletes. Volunteering at this camp is always something I look forward to each summer. I love seeing the...
Southampton Fresh Air Home x CSGC
Continued success with the specialized garden!