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Camp is an Important Experience for Kids

Summer camp is an annual fixture of many kids’ lives. For some families, camp serves primarily as a form of childcare when schools are out. For others, camp represents an intergenerational legacy that becomes an

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Positive Coaching Workshop Highlights Youth Development in Sports

Last month, NRF partnered with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) to offer a workshop for our grantees focused on making youth athletic programming more meaningful for participants. While PCA’s work is generally

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Coaching for Change

Sports have the potential to create meaningful change in young people’s lives. However, social emotional learning and positive youth development are not automatic outcomes of youth sports participation. In order

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