A Backpack Journalist

Documentary on SC Vietnam vets, In Their Own Words, made by students to premiere at annual Welcome Home to Carolina Celebration

November 6, 2016

October 28, 2016                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Contact: (843) 582-2794 Documentary on SC Vietnam vets, In Their Own Words...

Coming Soon! Month of the Military Child and we are seeking your story!

January 31, 2014

Are you a Military Child?  Would you like to share your experiences with us? Hannah, a backpacker, has written a very special article that we have posted on: www.monthofthemilitarychild.com Read all about it - and then...

It’s all about the supporting the family! A Backpack Journalist booth visited by Mrs. Linda Odierno, spouse of Chief of Army, Ray Odierno

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

November 2, 2013

AUSA - Washington, DC - October 23, 2013 One of the highlights from our AUSA participation was a visit to our booth by Mrs. Linda Odierno.  She's the spouse of the Chief of the US Army, Ray Odierno.  Last year, she spent time with the backpackers behind the scenes, as they interviewed her and learned a great...

The swimming pool & stirred up emotion!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

August 14, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA August 14, 2013 We have been asked often - what do you compete with at A Backpack Journalist workshop?  We have a simple response:  the swimming pool usually. Nothing like a swimming pool nearby t...

Time, and reflections found in a river.

August 13, 2013

Written by Brytahni Silently I sit in the back of a dimly lit classroom, with an odd musky stench. This scent overpowered the class, making you quiver, making your spine shiver as you wait for the teacher to arrive. At 7:15...

A lesson learned. Thanks Dad!

Hunter, Oregon National Guard Youth

August 13, 2013

Author:  Hunter, Oregon Military Youth I slammed the door with tears in my eyes. I used my hand to wipe the sweat from my warm red face. I walked further into the house, tracking mud with every step. I tried to get to the...

Scenic Mt. Hood, where Oregon Military Youth, become Backpackers write and collect images!

August 13, 2013

PORTLAND, OREGON August 10-11, 2013 Military Youth from Oregon gathered for the first Oregon Military Youth Symposium.  The weekend began with Jeff Alden, and then following, a workshop with the teachers/staff from A Back...

Senator Udall visits The Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and meets on the trail…a few military kids, backpackers.

Reported by Alyssa, A Backpack Journalist Intern/military youth/Navy, A Backpack Journalist, Interns, Reporters

July 28, 2013

Florissant, Colorado July 27,2013 Eight military children from A Backpack Journalist ‘ “Nature Storytelling Workshop” sat down in the middle of the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in an outdoor seating ar...

Hands on Scholastic Journalism for youth!
New Work by Military Youth