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  • KYE-YAC’S Mentoring Program Has Fun With A Lesson Plan From Dr. Jane Goodall

    KYE-YAC’S Mentoring Program Has Fun With A Lesson Plan From Dr. Jane Goodall

    While teaching young kids about Dr. Jane Goodall, her work with chimpanzees and actively working to instill an excitement for learning, we first explained to the kids about the chimps and how closely related they are to humans.
    This led us to an activity of drawing chimp faces and expressions, we asked them to draw emotions …
  • KYE-YAC Shares Dr. Jane Goodall’s Message Of Empowering Youth By Mentoring Kids Throughout The Summer!

    KYE-YAC Shares Dr. Jane Goodall’s Message Of Empowering Youth By Mentoring Kids Throughout The Summer!

    KYE-YAC and our Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots group have had a lot of fun this summer mentoring the great kids with the YMCA Summer Literacy and Mentoring Program!
    We guided them through STEM activities,  reading and learning a lot about animals, especially chimpanzees, and taught them about Dr. Jane Goodall and the global impact she …

  • KYE-YAC Tours The USS RAZORBACK And The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

    KYE-YAC Tours The USS RAZORBACK And The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

    Recently, KYE-YAC donated to the Arkansas Inland Museum to help save the Hoga! The USS Hoga, a tug boat that served during the Pearl Harbor attacks in World War II. KYE-YAC also wanted to help create more classroom space – if you haven’t toured the museum- it is worth the time. We had a great …
  • KYE-YAC Is Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots And Shoots Project Of The Month!!!

    KYE-YAC Is Dr. Jane Goodall's Roots And Shoots Project Of The Month!!!

    Click Here to see why KYE-YAC is Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots Project of the month!!!

     

  • KYE-YAC Takes A Special Group Of Students To Attend The Thea Foundation Gala And Meet President Clinton

    KYE-YAC Takes A Special Group Of Students To Attend The Thea Foundation Gala And Meet President Clinton

    KYE-YAC has enthusiastically and proudly supported the Thea Foundation for years now. We believe strongly in their mission and passion to bring arts to students in all parts of our state.
    The Thea Foundation held a gala to celebrate the accomplishments of their work and President Bill Clinton was the host for the evening. KYE-YAC secured …
  • Kye Inspired By Meeting Dr. Jane Goodall In Washington, D.C.

    Kye Inspired By Meeting Dr. Jane Goodall In Washington, D.C.

    I knew I was in for a life changing experience when I traveled to Washington D.C. this April to meet and hear Dr. Jane Goodall speak as a member of the National Youth Leadership Council, but I really don’t think I realized how profoundly I would be affected. I also really enjoyed meeting some of …
  • Journey To Japan 2015 5K

    Journey To Japan 2015 5K

    The annual KYE-YAC Journey to Japan 5k was a great event this year!
    Each year we hold the 5k to raise scholarship money to send students to Hanamaki, Japan, Hot Springs’ sister city. The race is a fun way to get the community involved and aware of the program.
    KYE-YAC has been working with the Hot Springs Sister …
  • KYE-YAC And The YMCA Mentor Mad Scientists

    KYE-YAC And The YMCA Mentor Mad Scientists

    KYE-YAC’S Mentoring Program with the YMCA worked with the kids on a STEM project (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) – but the kids didn’t quite realize it at first!
    They just thought they were having fun making Flubber!  Later they learned flubber is a polymer made by a chemical reaction with glue, Borax, and other chemical …
  • Spring Break Volunteerism

    Spring Break Volunteerism

    KYE-YAC, and its Roots & Shoots group with the Jane Goodall Foundation, unanimously chose to forgo the “traditional” Spring Break and commit our time to a week of service in our community.
    One day we volunteered at the Eleanor Klugh Jackson House.  It is a rewarding process to prepare and serve meals to families and individuals …
  • Spring Spruce

    Spring Spruce

    KYE-YAC and our Roots & Shoots team took the week of our Spring Break to volunteer in our community.  One of those days we collaborated with visiting college students traveling from universities in and out of state to work with Habitat for Humanity.  We recycled trash, planted flowers and helped transform a low-income area in …

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