Teen starts summer stay for Orange County kids in need – KABC

August 26, 2017 - summer camp

For a second year, 17-year-old Madeline Salvatierra has combined a giveaway five-day summer stay during a Orange County Rescue Mission to assistance immature children try careers of a future.

“Extra curricular activities unequivocally assistance we find your passion and afterwards enthuse we to pursue a career,” says Salvatierra. “But a lot of kids, generally during Orange County Rescue Mission, don’t typically get those opportunities.”

That’s because Madeline has designed a whole curriculum, focused on activities and fun exercises that competence hint seductiveness in certain pursuit fields, and she’s been speedy by a kids’ eager response.

“Today, a kids done tin foil boats and schooled about engineering,” says a Foothill High School senior. “They done small microwavable cakes in cups and schooled about food chemistry.”

Salvatierra started this module as partial of a Girl Scouts project, though it has now grown into so most more. During any day of stay there are dual guest speakers, including nurses, scientists, artists and others. Several teenagers volunteering with a Assistance League of Tustin also assistance out with a camp.

“I was operative with a kindergarten and initial graders, and a usually careers they could consider of in a commencement were firefighters, policemen, teachers and doctors,” says Madeline. “But by a finish of a week, they’re expected going to be entrance adult with a lot some-more different and modernized careers. They accept a list of all a careers they competence adore formed on their favorite activities.”

Now, Salvatierra is anticipating to spin this internal summer stay into a inhabitant after propagandize module that can assistance children opposite a country.

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