Posts Tagged ‘activist camp’

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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How YEA Camp Helped Me Help Haiti

By Erin Manuel, YEA Camper On January 12th, 2010, a terrible earthquake hit the island of Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Seven-year-old me saw the photos of tumbled buildings and crying children all over the internet, and my very first thought was that I needed to help. Seeing children just like me suddenly…

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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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Teen Environmentalist Shares Her Story Speaking at International Climate Change Conference

Fifteen-year-old superstar environmentalist and YEA Camper Avalon Theisen shares her inspiring experience of speaking at the international climate change conference in Paris.

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6 Teens Who Will Bust Stereotypes and Inspire You to Change the World

Quick. Word association. When you think of teenagers, what do you think of? If the words “inspiring,” “motivated,” “dedicated,” “compassionate,” and “changemaker” don’t immediately spring to mind, read on, because those are the exact words we use to describe the teens who attend YEA Camp, including some of the ones we’re highlighting below. (And if…

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Meet These Inspiring Young Leaders Fundraising to Attend YEA Camp!

We know we’re biased, but we’re pretty sure the best teenagers in the world attend YEA Camp! We say this because Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is a leadership camp for teens who want to make our world a better place, and, well, let’s just say not every teenager wants to spend their summer this way. Our campers do! Learn…

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YEA Camp Hero Day 6: Ana – Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Advocating for Change

Happy Day 6 of 12 Days of YEA Camp Heroes, a heartwarming showcase that is part of our end-of-year fundraising camp-aign, If Not for YEA Camp. We hope if you are as inspired as we are, you will contribute to help us grow! Today’s YEA Camp Hero is Ana. There’s not really much to say about Ana except that…

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Announcing Our New Dates, Location, and Some Big Firsts for YEA Camp in 2015!

At YEA Camp, we love summer! After a couple weeks of rest at the end of August, we’re basically looking forward to summer for the rest of the year! And so, while it’s not yet Thanksgiving, we are already planning and are beyond thrilled to announce our 2015 dates, as well as a couple of big firsts…

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Life-changing, inspiring, restoring our faith in humanity … How to describe an epic YEA Camp summer?!

Friends, Each year of YEA Camp — and this is our SIXTH, OMG! — feels like the best. Maybe that’s because it’s closest in our memory, but it’s probably because the camp just gets better and better every year… which we didn’t actually think was possible!! It’s tough to describe 3 epic life-changing, world-changing weeks…

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