Posts Tagged ‘leadership summer camp’

YEA Camper Activist Spotlight: Lauren Scheller-Wolfe Is a Star

When we first met Lauren Scheller-Wolf at YEA Camp, she was a little bit reserved, but we have learned over the years that sometimes our quieter campers do the most activism! Lauren shows that activists can make a difference while working to address several different causes and pursuing multiple passions. Not only does Lauren volunteer…

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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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New Youth Blog Team Showcases Teen Activism

Let’s forget everything we thought we knew about what teens do in their free time.

It’s officially 2016 and our New Year’s resolution is to turn that stereotype around.

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All We Can Say Is WOW!

WOW! What an incredible summer! We say it every year, and every year it is true! This was our best summer yet! With Labor Day gone and, with it, the symbolic end to summer, we are still basking in the accomplishments of our seventh(!) year of epic, life-changing summer camps. It is impossible to capture…

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#ThankfulThursdays: YEA Camp Is Thankful for Sophie O’Shaugnessy

Sophie O’Shaugnessy loves YEA Camp about as much as YEA Camp loves her – which is to say A LOT! As a friend of YEA Camp’s founder Nora Kramer since the days when Nora was still working out the plans and developing the courage to launch, Sophie has championed YEA Camp since before it even existed –…

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YEA Camp is Hiring Summer Camp Staff!

Want an opportunity to work with an incredible team of youth and adults to bring about a more peaceful, compassionate world? YEA Camp is hiring for summer camp jobs at each of our camp sessions, in CA, OR, and  MA. Interested or know someone who might be? Our staff have told us that working at…

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The Impact of YEA Camp

We are excited to share that we have recently developed a report that summarizes the outcomes and impact of YEA Camp! For a PDF, click here to access our YEA Impact Report. Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is an overnight teen summer camp with sessions near Portland, OR, Santa Cruz, CA and Boston, MA designed to…

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YEA Camper Interview: Sky Talks About Her Experience at YEA!

YEA volunteer Erica recently sat down with one of our campers, Sky, in New Jersey to ask about her time at camp and what she got out of her experience. It has been seven months since YEA Camp 2012 ended, but we love to hear that the impact is still evident today! YEA Camp! Sky’s eyes…

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Interview with YEA Camp founder Nora Kramer

This blog post is taken from an interview Massmoms.com conducted with YEA Camp founder and Executive Director Nora Kramer. What is YEA Camp, and what’s your role there? Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is a unique, week-long overnight summer camp for teens who want to make a difference in the world. The focus of the…

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