DREAM BIG

Profiles a diverse group of passionate young people who are making the world a better place. These seven young heroes – all winners of the Barron Prize – are using courage, creativity, and commitment to address a wide range of environmental and community problems.

 

This collection of videos also includes an in-depth interview with Dr. Jane Goodall, who speaks about her dreams and inspirations as a young girl, and encourages young peple to change the world. The videos are narrated by Barron Prize founder and award-winning author T. A. Barron.

The Inspiring Young Heroes of the Barron Prize

DREAM BIG

Profiles a diverse group of passionate young people who are making the world a better place. These seven young heroes – all winners of the Barron Prize – are using courage, creativity, and commitment to address a wide range of environmental and community problems.

This collection of videos also includes an in-depth interview with Dr. Jane Goodall, who speaks about her dreams and inspirations as a young girl, and encourages young peple to change the world. The videos are narrated by Barron Prize founder and award-winning author T. A. Barron.

HOW TO USE THESE VIDEOS

The videos in the Dream Big collection can be used on their own to inspire your students to make a difference in their communities and the world.

They can also be used along with T. A. Barron’s book, The Hero’s Trail, and The Hero’s Trail Study Guide to dig deeper into the concept of heroes.

You can watch the videos here or on our YouTube channel. You can also click on the Download Video link to save a video to your computer to watch offline.

Come along and be inspired!

HOW TO USE THESE VIDEOS

The videos in the Dream Big collection can be used on their own to inspire your students to make a difference in their communities and the world.

They can also be used along with T. A. Barron’s book, The Hero’s Trail, and The Hero’s Trail Study Guide to dig deeper into the concept of heroes.

You can watch the videos here or on our YouTube channel.

Come along and be inspired!

DREAM BIG TRAILER

This three minute trailer introduces viewers to the full video collection which profiles a diverse group of passionate young people who are making the world a better place.

WHAT IS A HERO?

The young heroes of the Barron Prize offer their definitions of a hero, interspersed with quotes by leaders such as Gandhi, Mother Teresa, and Nelson Mandela.
“It’s desperately important to honor young people.”
– Jane Goodall

T. A. BARRON ON THE BARRON PRIZE

Ever wonder what inspired T. A. Barron to start the Barron Prize? True real-life heroes make a difference in our communities every day and they have the power to inspire us all!

JANE GOODALL: HEROES MATTER

Jane Goodall talks about her dreams and inspirations as a young girl, and encourages young people to change the world.

T. A. Barron: Young Heroes

T. A. Barron speaks about the importance of heroes, and the origins of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, which celebrates young people making a difference.

SEVEN YOUNG HEROES

Meet seven heroic young people, all winners of the Barron Prize, who are solving a wide range of environmental and community problems.

Matthew Cavedon

Playgrounds for All
Matthew led a community-wide effort to construct a wheelchair-accessible playground in his hometown.

Ellie Wen

Repeat After Us
Ellie founded RepeatAfterUs.com, a website that helps people learn English as a second language.

Shawn Henry

Garden Angels
Shawn founded Garden Angels, a non-profit group that transforms abandoned city lots into community gardens.

Gina Gallant

Pavement from Plastic
Gina invented a new type of road-paving material made largely from recycled plastic bottles.

Barbara Brown

Don’t Be Crude
Barbara created the Don’t Be Crude motor oil recycling program in her rural town and surrounding communities.

Ashley Shuyler

AfricAid
Ashley founded AfricAid, a non-profit organization committed to helping African girls receive an education.

Michaella Gallina

Exceptional Rodeo
Michaella started an Exceptional Rodeo at the Colorado State Fair for children with physical and developmental disabilities.

Heroes vs Celebrities

T. A. Barron and the Barron Prize winners talk about the critical difference between heroes and celebrities in the conclusion to the Dream Big video collection.

ABOUT US

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.

WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Media inquiries and other questions:

Barbara Ann Richman

Executive Director

director@barronprize.org

Questions about the online application:

admin@barronprize.org

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WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Media inquiries and other questions:

Barbara Ann Richman

Executive Director

director@barronprize.org

Questions about the online application:

admin@barronprize.org

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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes | P.O. Box 1470 | Boulder, CO 80306

Terms of Use | © Thomas A Barron, LLC

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

P.O. Box 1470

Boulder, CO 80306