Summer Reads 2019 for Kids, Young Adults and Adults

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By Anvi Kevany One of my favorite past times is reading.  I love to read, especially travel stories, stories about small-town America, funny stories, classics, fantasies, science fiction, to name […]

Yunasa West: A Week of Self-Discovery and Fun

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By Qiao Li, Yunasa Coordinator Yunasa West this year was yet another fun-filled week that’s packed with self-discovery and growth at YMCA Camp Shady Brook! Campers ventured out to try […]

14 Summer Programs for Gifted Students

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By Anvi Kevany, IEA Administrative Assistant Summer is here and you may be wondering what programs or activities are available for your child to attend. We have done some research […]

Why I Love Yunasa

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By Emily Vesper, Yunasa West Camper Whenever I try to tell my friends back in California about the week I’ve spent in Colorado every summer for the past three years, […]

Reflections of a First-Time Academy Student

By Eli McLaughlin, Academy Student This summer was my first time at Academy. I had two classes, Ocean Exploration and Around the Wor(l)d: Letters and Language. On the first day […]

Reflections on EXPLORE

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by Mark Blekherman, EXPLORE Extern When I stepped into IEA’s Barder House on June 18, I did not know what to expect. While I had researched the mission and programs of […]