Want to avoid the student loan debt trap? Apply for scholarships! Here’s how:

If you’re the parent of a college-bound student, you know that tuition figures for colleges across the country have reached record highs. And, the increase is significant for every type of school from for-profit, to public, to private.

For example, the total Cost of Attendance for Harvard University in 2016-2017 was $63,025 for tuition, room, board, and fees. Stanford was $64,477, Yale clocked in at $66,445, and Georgetown cost a whopping $72,214.

It’s easy to see that tuition costs have rapidly outpaced earnings!

But my child isn’t looking at a Highly Selective school, you think, hopefully. Maybe we’ll try a …

Attention student leaders! Global Youth Service Day is just around the corner…

Global Youth Service Day 2018The 30th anniversary celebration of Global Youth Service Day is April 20-22. GYSD is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and youth make 365 days of the year.

Join young leaders in more than 100 countries across 6 continents for the largest annual day of service and celebration of the contributions that children and youth make 365 days of the year.

You can find everything you need to map out your project plan and to claim your place on the GYSD Map on www.GYSD.org.

Delaware Volunteer Credit for high

It’s National Crafts Month. Time to break out the scissors, paper and glue!

The desire to create is inherent in all of us. And for children, that’s especially true.  Children of all ages enjoy the creative process, whether it’s painting with brilliant poster paints, fashioning objects from clay, or stitching together felt pieces. Taking raw materials – from empty egg cartons to dried beans – and re-imagining them into a personal vision of beauty is a measurable, personal accomplishment. When kids are provided with the proper materials and a little guidance, the possibilities are endless!

So, in 1994 the Craft & Hobby Association created the wonderful month we know as Craft Month. It …

Go beyond the selfie at Smartphone Snaps: Delaware Photography Camp for grade 6th – 8th

Smartphone Snaps, Delaware Summer Camp for Middle School Students!Want to take awesome pictures using just your smart phone or tablet? Learn techniques and tips for taking better photographs by exploring the principles of composition, light, and fun effects. This camp includes walking field trips to the Brandywine River and Zoo in Wilmington, Delaware.

$299 with $20 materials fee for 15 hours of instruction
Week of June 25 -29, 2018, M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Week of August 13 -17, 2018, M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

For additional educational summer camps and program options in Wilmington, Delaware, such as 1-on-1 tutoring in over 60

Don’t let summer school derail your vacation plans! Alternatives in Delaware

Back to Basics is hiring teachers, tutors and professors for 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware.

Back to Basics has been Department of Education-approved since 1985 to provide summer school instruction, 1-on-1, for students in grades K-12. This applies to public, private and parochial school students, including high school credit.

Students, teachers and parents agree that the increase in skills and confidence gained at Back to Basics are markedly greater than in a classroom summer school environment. Students are much better prepared for the following school year!

And unlike a traditional summer school, Back to Basics accommodates vacation and job schedules. Summer Options at Back to Basics include:

Alternatives to Summer School in Delaware (K –