A Backpack Journalist

Association of the United States Army – AUSA – October 21-23 – coming soon (we hope)

October 10, 2013

Filed under AUSA - 2012, Cantingy Park/First Division Museum, ENews - it's the news!, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park, History Comes Alive, History Comes Alive at Cantigny!, Newsroom, On line learning

Atlanta, Georgia AUSA says - we are on!  October 21-23 - we are heading to the Washington Convention Center and will be in Booth 3626!  Plus we are apart of the Family Forum I - on Monday!  It's video streaming on line and...

Nature Storytelling with Fossils!

October 3, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, ENews - it's the news!, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park, Our Blog

ATLANTA, GEORGIA October 3, 2013 - First draft is now in and soon will be in our online store! That's right, 34 pages of beautiful photographs and reporting by Backpackers who attended the Nature Storytelling workshop at Florissant Fossil Beds Nationa...

National Cowboy Poetry Competition website goes live!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

September 19, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, National Cowboy Poetry Competition, National Cowboy Poetry Competition NCPC, NCPC, Our Blog

ATLANTA, GA September 19, 2013 It's live.  www.nationalcowboypoetrycompetition.com! November 1, 2013 - we are heading out across our nation to hold "Cowboy Gatherings" for youth and to spend a day in a hands-on Cowboy...

General George Washington & “Backpackers” at the Faces of the First Exhibit – First Division Museum

August 8, 2013

Filed under Cantingy Park/First Division Museum, ENews - it's the news!, History Comes Alive

WHEATON, Illinois Cantingy Park & THE FREEDOM EXPRESS & The First Division Museum & The McCormick Museum. General George Washington suddenly appeared one Thursday during the History Comes Alive Day at Cantingy P...

History Comes Alive!

August 4, 2013

Filed under Cantingy Park/First Division Museum, ENews - it's the news!, History Comes Alive, History Comes Alive at Cantigny!

Come back often to read the stories, articles and view photo images from Cantigny Park and the First Division Museum and The McCormick Museum.  Chicago area military youth -now "Backpackers" spent 3 days in A Backpack Journalist...

Backpackers visit Volunteers from Point of Light at the World War II Memorial, and find another story! Read on!

June 24, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, ENews - it's the news!, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, DC June 22, 2013 The World War II Memorial is always busy with lots of visitors. We are there to find the volunteers, who attended the Points of Light Conference (Service Unites) and are spending the m...

Backpack’s New Pearls – found at the Points of Light – Service Unites Conference

June 21, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, Info for Parents, Our Blog, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

WASHINGTON, DC Jessica Herlinger- KSANG & A BACKPACK JOURNALIST Goose bumps. That’s the reaction the body uses to express several different emotions. The emotion that I am referring to happens to be amazement. Amazement...

A Key element found at the POINTS OF LIGHT – Service Unites Conference! Let’s give this a Shout-out!

June 21, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, ENews - it's the news!, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

Washington, DC - reported by Daniel, US Army Reserve Youth & A Backpack Journalist Intern June 20, 2013 At the Points of Light National Conference of Volunteering and Service there was constant evidence of the grateful ...

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