New Crawford Bay Park Playground – EASEY

Crawford Bay Natural Playground is a project that seeks to upgrade the current dated playground equipment in the community playground and replace it with a newly designed and built Natural Playground. We aim to use natural elements and topography to affect great change to the playground and revitalize its use by families and children. Ellie Reynolds

Kindermusik for Early Years – EASEY

The East Shore Alliance for Early Years local group sponsored the Kindermusik Summer Program where 14 east shore families attended 5 weekly sessions comprised of a 60 minute class, led by licensed educator. The program brings many research proven developmental and musical benefits to our youngest residents, and offers a supportive social space for parents… Read more »

Kids Summer Arts & Recreation Camp

Kid’s SMART camp (Science, Movement, Art) was a new program run for four days following Starbelly Jam. Participate ages were five to twelve year olds and the event was help in the Learning Place at Crawford Bay School. Activities included zendela, felting, beading, mandala painting, and t-short painting. Given the success of the program there… Read more »

East Shore Alliance for Early Years – EASEY

Our young families are included in community events that are fun and build friendships. Informal networks need to be strong in local communities as we have few programs or services. Grandparents and other care-givers are recognized and appreciated. Local businesses try to be more family friendly and we have an annual business award. Skill-sharing sessions encourage… Read more »

Community Directed Youth Fund (2012, 2103, 2014)

This is a significant four year program funded by Columbia Basin Trust. The challenges facing youth 12-19 years of age and living in a rural environment have never been greater. With the guidance of a local adult and youth based Youth Council and Youth Coordinator, this program develops, organizes, and conducts projects, events, and activities… Read more »