A Backpack Journalist

April – Month of the Military Child!

February 26, 2014

ATLANTA, GEORGIA February 26, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April is the month to honor military children.  A Backpack Journalist has been chosen to receive Scholastic Journalism Scholarships that will allow the company...

Nature Storytelling with Fossils!

September 25, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA September 25, 2013 It's gone to press!  Nature Storytelling about fossils, written by the group of military youth who attended the Florissant Fossil Beds Nature Storytelling Workshop and is filled with...

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...

Backpackers – check your calendar! October 19, 2013!

July 1, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA & WASHINGTON, DC Backpackers - ie youth who have attended one of our workshops listen up! A national newspaper, located in a major metropolitan city,  has invited us in to hold a one-day event at their...

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

June 24, 2013

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...

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

June 21, 2013

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 ...

Service Unites at the Points of Light Conference, Washington, DC

June 20, 2013

#NCVS  #1AMERICA DAY 1:  Volunteerism unites!  That’s the “word” coming from the sessions at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, DC.  Backpackers (Daniel, Hannah and Jessica) covered the exhibit floor...

A Nature Storytelling Camp! Complete with digital photography lessons.

April 17, 2013

Atlanta, Georgia April 17, 2013 "We are heading west!"  Are you a military youth living near Colorado Springs and have a love of nature and ready for a great experience!  We have a 3-day workshop and camp now accepting registration.  Read on - as this cam...

A Backpack Journalist presents at the National 4H Conference

April 8, 2013

Washington, DC April 8, 2013 A Backpack Journalist Interns -Lexie and Kat spent time today at the 4H National Conference sharing their lives as a Military Youth!  The 4H National Conference brought together youth ambassadors from all over the United States.  The majority of the member...

Hands on Scholastic Journalism for youth!
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