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The STAY Project Celebrates 10 Years

The Stay Together Appalachian Youth (STAY) Project, a youth-led organization of people ages 14 to 30 that aims to “make Appalachia a place young people can and want to stay,” celebrated 10 years in July.

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Appalachian Media Institute: Envisioning Our Future

For 28 years, the Appalachian Media Institute has given young people from Central Appalachia a platform to explore their voice, document issues in their communities and elevate rural stories. A program of Appalshop, a multimedia arts and cultural organization in

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Environmental Summer Camps 2016

Browse our online listing of summer camp programs for all ages . The majority of these regional camps emphasize environmental sciences and sustainability, with outdoor activities including hiking, wilderness skills, field science and more.

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Two New Children’s Books Share Tales of the Outdoors and Activism

Two new children’s books are set in Appalachia. “Saving Annie’s Mountain” is a picture book about mountaintop coal removal, and “The Adventures of Bubba Jones” is a chapter book about kids exploring nature in the Great Smoky Mountains.

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