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The Learning Web

Young people—adolescents and young adults—are The Learning Web’s reason for being. Assisting them on their journey to adulthood is our mission. Our program foundation is the community-based, mentor-apprentice/ hands-on learning experience — a model that connects young people with adults, sparks a passion, helps youth learn life skills and envision a rich future; all helping youth evolve into engaged citizens who value themselves and their community. Learn more about our programs

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Schumacher Retires as Executive Director

Schumacher Retires as Executive Director

After 12 years in his second career, Dale C. Schumacher is retiring again!  Schumacher has served as the Executive Director of The Learning Web since November 2005. Schumacher will be leaving a significant legacy.  He led the agency through a period of major organizational growth that had its most visible expression in the establishment of a permanent home at 515 West Seneca Street—the result of a successful capital campaign led by Schumacher in 2010.  Less visible, but much more important to the youth of Tompkins County, were two programs that the Web established in 2008: the Youth Outreach Housing Scholarship Program,[...]

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Meet Our Board of Directors!

Meet Our Board of Directors!

Though the snacks served at our Board meetings are legendary, it is more than snacks that attract talented local folks to serve on our agency’s[...]
Summer Community Service 2017 is Taking Applications!

Summer Community Service 2017 is Taking Applications!

Are you a middle schooler who lives in the Towns of Ithaca or Caroline or in the Villages of Lansing or Cayuga Heights? Are you interested[...]

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Feel good about your sweet tooth! Volunteer Community Service Program participants are holding bake sales today and tomorrow (8/9 and 8/10) at the Agway on Fulton Street between 11:00 and 1:00. These awesome youth are raising money to help out local animal rescues. Come out and show your support this week! #communityservice #learningbydoing #IthacaLearningWeb #ithacaagway #browncoatcatrescue #meadowgatehorserescue #cayugadogrescue #bakesale #youthinaction #community #ithaca ... See MoreSee Less

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Why are we smiling? Glad you asked. Volunteer Community Service Participants helped the @floatingclassroom1 take lake samples this week. We are happy to report that we found very little amounts of Blue Green Algae in the water samples taken Thursday. #IthacaLearningWeb #cayugalake #floatingclassroom #youthinaction #learningbydoing #communityservice ... See MoreSee Less

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Why are we smiling? Glad you asked. Volunteer Community Service Participants helped out the Cayuga Lake Floating Classroom take lake samples this week. We are happy to report that we found very little amounts of blue green algae in the water sample taken Thursday. ... See MoreSee Less

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Why are we smiling? Glad you asked. Volunteer Community Service Participants helped the @floatingclassroom1 take lake samples this week. We are happy to report that we found very little amounts of Blue Green Algae in the water samples taken Thursday. #IthacaLearningWeb #cayugalake #floatingclassroom #youthinaction #learningbydoing #communityservice ... See MoreSee Less

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Make way...Young people helping out their community coming through! The Volunteer Community Service Program worked with Catholic Charities this week by organizing and sorting donations of diapers and bedding. #communityservice #IthacaLearningWeb #givingback #learningbydoing #youthinaction #catholiccharities ... See MoreSee Less

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