Posts Tagged ‘youth empowered action’

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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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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Support YEA Camp’s GlobalGiving Campaign!

Announcing the launch of our GlobalGiving campaign! We are excited to announce that we were selected to participate in a fundraising challenge through the GlobalGiving Campaign, a prestigious crowd-sourcing website. The minimum challenge is to raise $10,000 between November 25th and December 1st from a minimum of 40 individual donors. If we meet the challenge, we not only…

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Top 10 Reasons 2013 Was Our Best Summer Yet!

Every summer of YEA Camp feels like our best yet, but this year we REALLY think this was our best ever! The inspiration was through the roof, the curriculum was outstanding (if we do say so ourselves), the staff was amazing, the venues were beautiful, and the campers were absolutely incredible. Thank you so much…

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What it Means to be an Activist at YEA Camp

By YEA Camper Andrew Puccetti When I first heard about Youth Empowered Action Camp, I thought it was too good to be true. According to the website, this was a camp that teaches campers how they can make a difference in the world, and all the food is vegan. How perfect can this camp get?…

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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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Our Favorite Part of Gearing Up For Camp…

One of our favorite parts of getting ready for YEA Camp is reading our campers’ applications. We keep the application process pretty simple, but we do ask each prospective camper why they want to attend, what they care about, and what they hope to accomplish out of being there. Check out just a few of their…

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Help These Inspiring Teens Come to YEA Camp!

This is the time of year at YEA Camp when we take care of things we need to do to help YEA Camp run, before it gets too close to the summer. At the end of 2012, we asked for your support in growing YEA Camp in 2013 and beyond. We set an ambitious goal of…

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YEA Camp 2012: Our Best Year Yet!

There are a lot of things about the work of putting YEA Camp on that can be challenging, but every year maybe the hardest thing about it is finding the words to communicate in just a few paragraphs what the experience of our camps was like, and to even remotely do justice to the inspiration,…

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