Microsoft is offering free technology summer camps to kids at their retail stores across the country. Students can take classes on movies, digital arts and gaming. The camps are offered to kids ages 8-13. And (drum roll) registration is free! To learn more, visit the Microsoft Summer Camp Website (http://content.microsoftstore.com/store/SummerCamp).
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A 9 year-old in East LA accomplished his goal of funding his dream to attend college by building a handmade arcade of cardboard, plastic and household materials. For $1, you receive two turns at Caine’s Arcade. For $2, you receive 500 turns and a Fun Pass. Today, there is a now a Caine’s Arcade Foundation to fund creativity and entrepreneurship in young kids. Start small, dream big.
In a recent TIME article, Doug Glanville of ESPN (and former MLB player) explained the epidemic confronting parents when paying for their children’s athletic activities. Relying on Mark Hyman’s research in “The Most Expensive Game in Town,” Glanville highlights the dilemmas faced by moms and dads, the misconceptions of families that a child may become a professional athlete and the outlandish costs for premier instruction. A parent, for example, may spend $55,000 a year at IMG Golf Academy or $700 an hour for a private quarterback coach. While reading the article, a parent cannot help but wish there was a resource to discover more affordable opportunities for the next generation…
Soon, there will be: Afterschool.me