Posts Tagged ‘change.org’

What Vegan Ice Cream Can Teach Us About Changing the World

Ben & Jerry’s launch of vegan ice cream flavors was a long time coming. Thousands of activists spent years making it happen.

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Camper Interview: “I probably would have just been in the crowd with everyone else complaining.”

At YEA Camp, we urge campers to get active on social justice causes that they are passionate about, whether it be the environment, human rights, animals rights, or another important cause. Recently one of our campers, Kakari Boateng, 16, of Sacramento, who cares about many different causes, launched an online petition on Change.org about an issue at…

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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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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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Prepare to be blown away: what our campers have been doing since camp!

If you don’t already know, we are all about what campers do after camp. In fact, our goal is to turn campers’ passion into action to make a better world. Our last session of camp only ended in August and we are so happy to see our campers already taking action on their IOI (issue of importance). If…

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First Session of YEA Camp 2013 a Huge Success!

As we celebrate our 5th summer of YEA Camp, we are proud that each session just gets better and better. Our first session of Summer 2013, in the gorgeous Santa Cruz, CA, Redwoods, was a huge success and, even if we didn’t have two other sessions this summer, made all of our efforts to prepare for…

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Oregon Camp Session 2!

We have 20 new campers here at our lovely spot in Corbett, OR for session two, where a mama deer and her fawn are seen, and though the weather has oscillated from hot to rainy, we have remained steadfast in our goals to equip campers with the skills, knowledge, confidence and community to make a difference!…

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