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10 Ways This Unique Summer Camp Will Help Teens Resist Trump

Feb 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you noticed that since the election a lot of young people — even many who were too young to vote —have gotten more engaged than ever in speaking up for the world they want to live in? We noticed too! Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is a summer camp for social change. A week-long overnight leadership…

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YEA Campers Show Up In Force for Women’s March All Over the Country

Feb 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last summer, in honor of July 4, YEA Camp held a special mock election, preceded by mock debates, with each major candidate portrayed by campers making their pitch for voters. The camper portraying now-President Trump issued a disclaimer apologizing for what she was about to say, stating that she believed it to be highly offensive…

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When They Go Low, We … Get Involved!

Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Shelby Kim Former YEA Camper and staff member It’s inspiring to be so sure that an event in your lifetime will be remembered in history, but it’s especially electrifying when you and 5 million fellow humans in 673 places around the country and world(!) are the ones making it unforgettable. The Women’s Marches that…

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How My First March Restored My Faith in Gender Equality

Jan 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

This week’s Women’s March was inspirational to many, and it was especially so for us because so many of our campers and staff attended marches around the country. We love sharing updates from our former campers, who are doing such great things! Paula attended YEA Camp 6 summers ago, and was a counselor in training…

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Sixteen-Year-Old YEA Camper Reports Back from Standing Rock

Dec 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are so proud of our former campers and love being able to share their inspiring stories about activism they are doing. Two-time YEA Camper and Youth Advisory Board member Jake Johnson recently traveled all the way from his home state of Missouri to the frigid cold of North Dakota in order to join and…

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YEA Campers Love Turkeys!

Nov 23, 2016 | Comments Off on YEA Campers Love Turkeys!

Thanksgiving is often happily referred to as “Turkey Day,” but many people have never actually considered the turkey.   Turkeys are much more complex animals than most people give them credit for. They are friendly, loving animals and of comparable intelligence to the dogs and cats so many of us care about. Unfortunately, though, they…

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10 Ways Parents Can Empower Their Courageous Child Activist

Jun 2, 2016 | Comments Off on 10 Ways Parents Can Empower Their Courageous Child Activist

At YEA Camp, we specialize in empowering children and teenagers to make the world a better place. That’s why we’ve devised a helpful list so parents can nurture their courageous child activists.

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Life-Changing Summer Camp Serves Life-Saving Food

Apr 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Life-Changing Summer Camp Serves Life-Saving Food

YEA Camp is a social justice leadership camp that serves food in line with its mission.

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10 Ways Kids Too Young to Vote Can Impact the Election

Mar 14, 2016 | Comments Off on 10 Ways Kids Too Young to Vote Can Impact the Election

Young people all over the country are getting engaged in politics — even if they’re too young to vote.

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TAKE OUR QUIZ: Should you work at a life-changing leadership camp for teens changing the world?

Mar 1, 2016 | Comments Off on TAKE OUR QUIZ: Should you work at a life-changing leadership camp for teens changing the world?

YEA Camp is hiring for the summer! Take our quiz to see if you should apply to work at our life-changing summer camp.

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