Author Archives EVkids

  • What do you do when it rains during summer camp? If you’re the teenagers of EVkids camp Session 2, you put on a “Rain Slam” in the new barn! Warm, dry, and sipping hot chocolate, campers and and counselors performed open mic poetry, sang songs, and acted out skits. A highlight of the “Rain Slam” […]

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  • At the 2017 Moving On Ceremony, EVkids celebrated the accomplishments of tutees moving from 8th grade to high school, and high school to college, as well as their dedicated tutors who are graduating college. Below are a few highlights from the day. Kain, a middle school graduate, is pictured here with EVkids staff and his […]

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  • EVkids senior Sarah lives by a simple phrase: Just go for it. This motto has driven her throughout her life, from being born as a refugee to now being on the cusp of her college career. After Sarah’s Kurdish family ran afoul of then-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and were forced to flee the country, Sarah […]

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  • EVkids is now hiring! If you’re passionate about wanting to help kids gain the skills and confidence they need to take the next positive step in their lives, then EVkids invites you to apply to any of the following 2 positions.  Alumni Engagement Associate: AmeriCorps VISTA Overview: The Alumni Engagement Associate is a 12-month position […]

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  • Surrounded by mountains and lakes instead of tall buildings and pavement, EVkids campers are challenged to try new things. Nick DeJesus, an alum of both Tutoring and Camp, remembers EVkids camp inspiring him in this way.   “The whole time when you’re around Boston, your options are either … play video games, basketball, or do really […]

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  • Two years ago, you shared our vision as we embarked on an adventure to make EVkids Camp a place where future generations of youth can explore, grow, and challenge themselves. Rebuilding the Farmhouse was a huge undertaking that has had a great impact – last summer, 36 young people hiked mountains, swam in a lake, […]

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  • EVkids tutors volunteer for all sorts of personal reasons. They believe in the value of education, mentoring, and building strong friendships, and have dreams of becoming teachers and leaders once they graduate. Often, their desire to help kids gain confidence and skills in the classroom develops from their own experience as students. This is true […]

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  • EVkids is now hiring for two complementary positions! If you’re passionate about helping kids gain the skills and confidence they need to take the next positive step in their lives, then EVkids invites you to apply. Read more about each position and apply for one or both of them below! Looking forward to hearing from you! […]

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  • The EVkids tutoring program provides a space for kids to develop and find success in their lives, both personally and academically. But this type of growth is also experienced on the other side of the relationship, with the EVcorps tutors.  Miguel Perez-Luna (Harvard ’15) was an EVcorps tutor for all four years of college, and now […]

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  • The 2016 EVkids Expanding Horizons Online Auction Ends December 4! Bid here! https://www.biddingforgood.com/evkids The giving season is approaching – a time of the year to think about others and appreciate what you have. What better way to do this than to get your holiday shopping done while also getting kids through high school and into college?! […]

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