The CYC Brainstorming Bash!

Last Wednesday, the CYC hosted a grand soirée in our brand new space on Wealthy Street. Some of the most creative people in all the land were invited to dream up ways to make the new space inspiring and fun. We were lucky to have so many creative and hard working volunteers to help make […]

Meet Katrina McEntee, our new Program Intern!

The CYC is excited to welcome aboard our new program intern, Katrina McEntee. Katrina has been working closely with the CYC’s Tutoring Program creating new writing prompts, organizing, and recruiting volunteers. Working at the CYC with Katrina is fun, and we have enjoyed getting to know her. We asked her a few questions about her […]

Meet Molly, Our Magnificent New Intern!

The CYC is excited to introduce our newest intern starting in January, Molly Batchik.  Molly is a student at Grand Valley State University and is thrilled to be joining the CYC during this important stage of its growth. Not only will Molly work with the students, but also help as the new location on Wealthy […]

Talk About a Close Race

On Tuesdays and Thursdays the CYC has its tutoring program, Thrive, at Baxter Community Center. On top of homework there is a set of writing prompts to be worked on by our students every week. Tuesday November 6th, in the spirit of the election, we gave our students the chance to campaign for the presidency […]

The CYC’s Silly Side

At the CYC, we’re known for having a lot of fun, but when we started looking through our pictures from August, we were happy to see an extra helping of silly. This summer, the CYC worked with kids at the Cook Arts Center and Baxter Community Center to become playwrights and performers. The kids at […]

Meet Marvelous Meghan McAfee!

We’re not often at a loss for words around here, but we (almost) can’t express how valuable Meghan is to the Creative Youth Center! She volunteers her time and talents to work with our published authors, ages 6 to 9, twice a week at the Baxter Community Center. This summer, Meghan was integral to helping […]

Adventures with TRiO

The Creative Youth Center is proud to say that June has proven to be our busiest month yet! With our weekly tutoring sessions, our famous Press Club getting to interview award-winning poet Hope Anita Smith, and our opportunity to work with Grand Valley State University’s TRiO program, we’ve barely had time to catch our breath! […]