In the Spotlight


Mentoring Activity Spotlight: A Day in the Country

November 18, 2014  /  Comments Off

Research consistently shows that in addition to parental relationships, kids greatly benefit from caring adult relationships.** We see these benefits first hand at Inspire Youth Project (IYP) in the amazing growth, joy and security that exudes from youth matched with…

Inspire Youth Project's Teen Retreat

Teen Retreat 2014

October 28, 2014  /  Comments Off

Inspire Youth Project’s annual Teen Retreat brought together thirty teens from across Western Washington.  While Teen Retreat is filled with all the fun and games of our regular summer camp, we also use the time to focus on an issue…

Camp Rise n' Shine

Camp Rise n’ Shine 2014

October 24, 2014  /  Comments Off

This summer saw yet another successful year of Camp Rise n’ Shine. Sixty children spent a joyous week in the wilds of Lake Wenatchee running around with abandon and creating memories to last a lifetime. As always, this week provided…

Inspire Youth Project Day Camp

2nd Annual Day Camp

October 9, 2014  /  Comments Off

The 2nd Annual Inspire Youth Project Summer Day Camp provided twelve 1st and 2nd graders with a week of adventure, learning, and growth. Striving to live up to the success of last year’s inaugural day camp, we focused on exploring…

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Mentor Spotlight: Kayla and Athena

September 22, 2014  /  Comments Off

Meet Kayla and Athena. Athena joined Inspire Youth Project as she transitioned to kindergarten two years ago. Compelled by her own positive experiences with mentors throughout her childhood, Kayla decided to become a mentor last fall. Seeing that both Kayla…