YEA Camp

Archive for February 2013

Our Favorite Part of Gearing Up For Camp…

One of our favorite parts of getting ready for YEA Camp is reading our campers’ applications. We keep the application process pretty simple, but we do ask each prospective camper why they want to attend, what they care about, and what they hope to accomplish out of being there. Check out just a few of their…

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Help These Inspiring Teens Come to YEA Camp!

This is the time of year at YEA Camp when we take care of things we need to do to help YEA Camp run, before it gets too close to the summer. At the end of 2012, we asked for your support in growing YEA Camp in 2013 and beyond. We set an ambitious goal of…

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This Valentine’s Day, Take a Stand Against Bullying

Valentine’s Day is a great time to show people we love how much they mean to us. But flowers wilt, candies go stale, and stuffed animals gather dust in the corners of our rooms. As an alternative to engaging in the commercialism of the holiday, you could use the inspiration of Valentine’s Day to create…

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Activist Tip Tuesdays: Student Activism

The term “student activism” might make some think about being on student council or running a school club, which are both great. But student activism can look lots of different ways, and can be integrated into the assignments you already have for school. Doing a school paper or project about a topic you aren’t passionate…

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Volunteer Opportunities for Teens: Where to Find Them and Why

In honor of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., many people have chosen to celebrate his birthday each year by volunteering for a good cause or doing community service, which we love. But most of the problems we are facing — from racism to pollution, bullying to animal cruelty — will take more than…

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