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YEA Camp

A Life-Changing Camp for World-Changing Teens

Activism Camp Goes to School

Jan 20, 2016 | Comments Off on Activism Camp Goes to School

YEA Camp was thrilled to bring our change-making message to this Bay Area school.

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Inspired Teens Lead Walk to End Slavery

Jan 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Inspired Teens Lead Walk to End Slavery

Sixteen-year-old Katy Foley describes her inspiring work with the group Youth Ending Slavery.

Many people don’t realize that slavery still exists and is a far too prevalent injustice in our world today. This is an atrocity not to be misconstrued as solely an issue of the past or a crime of developing countries.

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New Youth Blog Team Showcases Teen Activism

Jan 4, 2016 | Comments Off on 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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Help YEA Camp Say YES!

Dec 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Help YEA Camp Say YES!

Happy holidays, all! This time of year, as we’ve just announced our dates for next summer, we are already getting scholarship requests from amazing teens around the country, and we want to say YES to all of them. We are working on an online course for youth activists, teaching a mini course on activism at…

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Teen Changemakers: Get Ready For Summer Camp and Upping Your Game

Dec 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Teen Changemakers: Get Ready For Summer Camp and Upping Your Game

YEA Camp, a summer camp for social change, is announcing the dates and opening registration for summer 2016.

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So much to be thankful for and inspired by!

Dec 2, 2015 | Comments Off on So much to be thankful for and inspired by!

So many current happenings in the world and stories in the mainstream media instill hopelessness, fear, and anger. Yet, there is so much positivity happening as well. Our inspiring campers — and the amazing things you have helped make possible through supporting them — are telling a different story. SO MUCH ACTIVISM! In the months since YEA Camp, our…

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All We Can Say Is WOW!

Sep 9, 2015 | Comments Off on 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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Disney Star Calum Worthy Is YEA Camp’s New Celebrity Spokesperson!

Jun 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Disney Star Calum Worthy Is YEA Camp’s New Celebrity Spokesperson!

Big news! Calum Worthy, best known from Disney Channel’s hit show “Austin & Ally,” is YEA Camp’s new celebrity spokesperson!

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

Jun 18, 2015 | Comments Off on 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

Jun 9, 2015 | Comments Off on 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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