Archive for March, 2012

VAST Activities: Haitian Art

Scholars and mentors alike have been busy at the VAST Haiti Project dipping their brushes into paint and exploring their creative sides!
For the first activity of the semester, we painted turtles made out of recycled stones as they have a special significance in Haitian culture and make a great canvas for capturing Haiti’s vibrant landscapes.
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VAST Activities: Yugioh Program

(by VAST mentors Mois├ęs Rivera and Peter Dang)
The VAST Yugioh Program is an activity based on the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game where players called duelists participate in a game or duel of monsters, spells, and traps.In this activity, VAST Scholars learn the skills of deck building, dueling, trading, card rulings, and strategy analysis through […]

Poughkeepsie Middle School and Vassar College working together!