A Backpack Journalist

FFA – Expo – the exhibition floor, Louisville. Notable Discoveries that provide great education and support for FFA youth!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

October 31, 2013

FFA Ignite – Expo – Show Floor Outtakes - All photos are uploaded on our flickr - www.flickr.com/photos/backpackjournalist Notable: FMC Sponsored “Stand and BE Heard” - $10,000 scholarship for singing the National...

Nature Storytelling with Fossils!

October 3, 2013

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 – Badge is announced!

September 30, 2013


National Cowboy Poetry Competition website goes live!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

September 19, 2013

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...

History Comes Alive – first with Fossils!

August 27, 2013

ORDER THIS BOOK VIA: http://www.nationalcowboypoetrycompetition.com/on-line-store.html AUGUST 21, 2013 A Backpack Journalist Summer Workshops have concluded, with a series of publications:  “History Comes Alive”, desi...

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...

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...

Is Backpack Journalist a “life-changing” experience? One parent thinks so.

August 8, 2013

NEWS!  Just received from a parent of a former student of A Backpack Journalist! NOTE:  to protect the privacy of the youth now in college, we have removed her name. 2 years ago, my daughter participated in the Backback...

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