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YEA Camper Activist Profile: Noor Aldayeh Reaches Thousands Through Social Media

Former YEA Camper Noor Aldayeh has highlighted her passions for years on social media and has been a major advocate for mental health awareness. Her activism after camp has left us speechless and we can’t wait to see where her passion for social justice takes her! We are so excited to share Noor’s journey with…

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The Future of Climate Change (Literally!)

By Ananya Singh When I first attended YEA Camp New York 2015, my passion for social justice, particularly climate justice, was ignited. Since then, I have worked with lots of groups on social issues, and have discovered a passion in climate justice. Recently, I have been getting connected with other student activists interested in this…

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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

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

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Greening Up the Holidays

The holidays are a time of family, fun and friends. It is also “the season of giving.” Every session of YEA Camp, we show The Story of Stuff, which shows where “stuff” comes from and goes, and why we tend to want so much of it! This is especially an issue during the holiday season,…

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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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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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Youth Activists Declare Rio+20 Conference on Climate Change a Failure

In 1992, a courageous 12 year old girl named Severn Suzuki gave a speech addressing the United Nations Earth Summit. Her astonishing speech has been called “The Girl who Silenced the World for Five Minutes”. She called for  world leadership to  address the serious problems we face, and to remind them that they decide the…

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YEA Camp Takes Manhattan!

Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp founder and executive director Nora Kramer has been spending the last few weeks before camp starts in New York City, where she has been exposing a whole new group of people to YEA Camp, which is expanding to the east coast with a camp in New Jersey for the first time…

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YEA Announces Launch of New Grant Program for All Campers!

Youth Empowered Action Camp is thrilled to announce the launch of a new kickstarter grant program to help fund inspiring camper projects to make a difference in their community. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ4T15gx_UU&w=560&h=315] YEA Camp is a week-long summer camp for youth 12-17 who are passionate about activism and social change, and by the end of the…

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