The old saying that children should be seen and not heard will be blown to smithereens this week by the poignant tales of two teens. Week Five’s CLSC Young Readers selections Esperanza Rising and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian feature protagonists who face heartbreak and hardships with resilience and determination.
Lauren McElree stepped up to the plate and took a long look down the third-base line. As she stared the pitcher down, concentrating on the ball, her teammates clapped and cheered. Silence took the field as the softball rose in a slow arc.
Each week the directors at Boys’ and Girls’ Club recognize a few Club counselors who performed exceptionally within their Groups. This week, The Daily met up with Robin McDonald, Matt Rowe, and Elana Egri-Thomas to talk about “Steal the Bacon,” Air Band and one very helpful camper.
Before the 3-year-old members of Children’s School marched out to perform traditional folk songs for their parents, they sat restlessly listening to a story read by their counselor.
The following is excerpted from the July 19, 1914, edition of The Chautauquan Daily.
While the grown-up population of Chautauqua will be delving into the issues of the American West, the Children’s School will be exploring their own version of America’s frontier, but with a little more rodeo.
Chautauqua Institution is saturated with the tradition of re-creation through recreation. To anyone who grew up on Sharpe Field, softball is part of that tradition.
Graphic by Kelsey Bell | Design Editor “I started playing at Chautauqua [Golf Club] in probably the late ’70s and started
Like any typical morning at Beeson Youth Center, the waterfront lawn was alive with buzzing energy and animation. Instead of running to their daily activities, though, the campers were all busy building booths and preparing games for the annual Club Carnival.
Each week, the directors at Boys’ and Girls’ Club recognize a few Club counselors who performed exceptionally within their groups. This week the Daily met up with Max Teibel, Madi Lieber and Sam Johnson to talk about Carnival, dodgeball and positivity.