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Looking for a Mentor? Look to Summer Camp

January is National Mentor Month. This month offers a great time to celebrate the positive relationships that are vital to a child’s development and well-being. Summer camps are ideal environments for fostering mentor relationships, according to the American Camp Association. The ACA, which works to preserve, improve and promote the camp experience, believes that children and teens need nurturing mentors, …

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Our Children Need Role Models Now More Than Ever

Mentoring Boys and Girls Club of Frederick County

  Who was your role model? As adults, we can reflect on our role models as children. Maybe it was your mom or dad, a teacher, a coach or a celebrity. A positive role model inspires children to live meaningful lives. Research findings indicate children who can identify a positive role model in their lives have higher grades and self-esteem …

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Mentors Matter

Can you make an extraordinary commitment to a child? What can you do to positively impact the lives of youth in Frederick County? This January, National Mentoring Month, is a good time to think about mentoring. Frederick‚Äôs Child spoke with Tiffany Reinhardt, associate executive director of mentoring at The Y in Central Maryland, to learn more about the benefits of …

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