August 2020

friends on the Lake Michigan beach

August 31, 2020

Labor Day Girls Camp Reunion Goes Virtual

While we cannot host our Girls Camp Reunion at Miniwanca this summer, we hope you will join us for a free Virtual Labor Day Girls …

August 27, 2020

Enkindled Spirits: Willky Joseph

Willky‚Äôs AYF journey began at Merrowvista when was a 9th grader at Codman Academy. In the first days of forming their new school community, Codman …

August 27, 2020

Tell us about Founder Friends living the mission

The American Youth Foundation is always eager to hear about our program participants and alumni making positive change in their communities. Do you know a …

August 24, 2020

Summer Seminars for Women finds community, renewal online

The American Youth Foundation continues to adapt its programs to online platforms. After the success of Invincible Summer, the Summer Seminars for Women community also …

August 19, 2020

Enkindled Spirits: Lexie Hill

Lexie has grown up at Miniwanca Girls Camp and the National Leadership Conference, returning each summer and completing the Odyssey cycling trip from Michigan to …

August 5, 2020

Wow. Thanks. Help. An important COVID-19 update from the AYF

Dear AYF Community, Author Anne Lamott says there are essentially three prayers that get us through tough times: Help, Thanks, and Wow. This summer has …