Tag: Pittsburgh summer camps

Operations Intern sees education play out in real life

by Camille Traczek Luminari is an organization with the goal of broadening minds, inspiring innovation and promoting community engagement. Although that may be the goal for students at the camps, I found that Luminari broadened my mind and inspired me

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I Want to be an Ambassador! 2019 Video

2019 I Want to be an Ambassador! Video

Few things illuminate the passing of time for me as vividly as looking at photos. Occasionally, an old photo will appear on social media and I’ll find myself saying, “Was it that long ago? It feels like yesterday.” This marks

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Taking a look back at Summer 2019

Take a look back at our 2019 Teen Ambassadors’ journey from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. Thank you to all of our sponsors and supporters for making this program possible and a special THANK YOU to all of our 2019 campers

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2019 Teen Speakers in their own Words

DAVID: Politics: Why It’s Important Politics. When someone talks about the new law that was passed, the tensions between countries or the debate that was on TV. Do you stop and listen? Or do you simply roll your eyes and

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Luminari Alums Bring Light to Our World

Lumos May 2019 Light in this World

By Ilene Hurwitz Schwartz, Principal, HIS Consultants and Luminari Board Member and Alumni Relations Adviser While we weren’t looking, Luminari turned ten this year! It goes without saying that Founder Hilda Pang Fu’s brainchild lit a spark in 2009 that

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Installing Confidence with Speak & Tell! Co-Directors Michelle Wright and Michael Bartley

Installing Confidence at Speak and Tell Camp

One of the greatest orators of all time was a shy boy who spoke with a stutter and a lisp. Only through years of practice and honing his craft did Winston Churchill overcome the challenges he faced as a public

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Write Your Own Story with Teen Writer! Director Gina Catanzarite

Lumos May 2019 Teen Writer Camp

Developing writers have the perfect opportunity to hone their craft at Teen Writer! Camp. This exhilarating 4-day camp stimulates creativity to make fiction leap off the page and come alive. Award-winning television producer and writer and published author Gina Catanzarite

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Step into History while it’s being made with Ambassador Camp Director Susan Brozek Scott

Ambassador Camp Step into History while it is being made

It has been ten years since Hilda Fu’s vision took root as Luminari. It started with one extraordinary and enriching camp for teens and has blossomed into a highly sought-after summer program. I Want to be an Ambassador! Director Susan

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