Posts Tagged "El Nido Residential Campus"

El Nido’s Cooking Group Builds Skills for Youth

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in News | 1 comment

El Nido’s Cooking Group Builds Skills for Youth

Youth have been cooking up something special at our El Nido campus! “Cooking Group” brings dinner to the table each week, all year long. But it’s much more than preparing and eating a meal. This activity allows young participants to come together in a collaborative, meaningful way, while building life skills in a variety of areas. By working together to prepare for each meal, youth develop social skills and teaming. They decide on the type of food they would like to eat, then with staff’s...

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El Nido Youth Play the Altadena Sheriff’s Station in Friendly Basketball Tournament

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in News | 2 comments

El Nido Youth Play the Altadena Sheriff’s Station in Friendly Basketball Tournament

Hathaway-Sycamores held the 3rd Annual Youth vs. Altadena Sheriffs Basketball Game at its El Nido Residential Campus in Altadena, thanks to the generous support of volunteer group, Las Candelas. Youth teams went head-to-head with the sheriffs for some friendly competition as they were cheered on by enthusiastic attendees. The tournament is intended to give the youth living on campus an opportunity to get to know law enforcement officials, and to view them as allies providing a support system,...

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Ice Cream Social

Posted by on Feb 24, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Ice Cream Social

Members of our support group, the Los Altos Auxiliary of Hathaway-Sycamores, hosted an Ice Cream Social for the boys at our El Nido residential campus earlier this month. The boys enjoyed making (and eating) their special ice cream sundaes. With a choice of over 20 toppings to select from, the boys created a wide variety of tasty concoctions.  In addition to the ice cream treats, each youth got to choose a special handmade fleece blanket of their very own. This special evening was organized...

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Reuniting Families

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Featured Slider, News | 3 comments

Reuniting Families

Senior Vice President Joe Ford is passionate about the valuable work that happens at Hathaway-Sycamores’ El Nido residential campus. Adjacent to JPL, El Nido is “home” to some 50 boys from 6 to 18-years-old. The programs on campus include Foster Care and Adoption Services, Shelter Care and out-of-home care for boys with severe challenges that prevent them from living safely at home. The boys who come to the El Nido campus are at a critical crisis point in their lives. In addition to mental...

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In-N-Out Comes to Hathaway-Sycamores

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in News | 0 comments

In-N-Out Comes to Hathaway-Sycamores

The boys and staff at El Nido had a tasty treat when the In-N-Out Burger truck came to our residential campus earlier this week. The helpful In-N-Out staff members were cooking the food to order for the extremely satisfied customers. More than one happy diner was overheard commenting, “Now that’s what a hamburger is all about!” Some of the boys’ family members were able to stop by for the occasion too, making the lunch extra special for the boys on campus. The food was provided free of charge...

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