Posts Tagged ‘yea camp’

Teen Activists Across the Country Walk to Save Animals

By Leah Kelly Every year, thousands of people across North America participate in an incredible mass display of compassion towards farmed animals — some of the most abused on the planet. Farm Sanctuary’s annual Walk for Farm Animals campaign is a hugely successful national fundraiser to support the organization, which works to rescue and rehabilitate mistreated…

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YEA Camp Hero Day 1: Megan – A Helping Hand for the Homeless

Welcome to Day 1 of 12 Days of YEA Camp Heroes! In yesterday’s post we announced that for the next 12 days, instead of a partridge and a pear tree, we will feature a camper who is doing amazing things to make a difference, and how they say YEA Camp has helped them with their efforts.…

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YEA Camp Spring Update!

We have a lot of big things happening at YEA Camp as we gear up for another life-changing and world-changing summer of camps! Some updates about YEA Camp 2014: We are expanding to bigger venues in all of our locations, and yet with camp still 3 months away, our camps are a quarter of the way full. We have…

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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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A Reflection on Life-Changing Experiences at YEA Camp

By Monica Carr, YEA Camp counselor at Massachusetts camp  “Would anyone else like to share what they got out of camp this week?” asked Nora Kramer, founder and executive director of YEA Camp. A handful of inspiring and motivated campers had already stepped to the front of the crowded room, filled with smiling parents, siblings…

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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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Day 2 at YEA Camp: Inspiration and exploration!

This session of YEA Camp is already going so great! We started off Day 2 of camp with Activism 101, where campers looked at the important role activism plays in bringing about a better world. We looked at the issue of diffusion of responsibility, and the ability we have to make a difference just by…

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