Experiential excursion and the power of place

This is a guest post by John Makowiec, a sophomore at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Ill.

Last December I started a charity called Cards2Kids. Ever since I visited the local hobby shop, Bleachers, at age five, all I have been interested in is sports cards. I want to allow others, especially those less fortunate, to have the same joy of collecting sports cards. Moreover sports cards are educational as well. They teach math skills and memorization skills through the stats on the back, reading skills through the player info excerpt on the …Click here to continue reading