February 2022

February 23, 2022

Merrowvista Wayfinders leave a legacy at North Star Shelter

Summer 2021 was filled with joys and challenges as the American Youth Foundation found new ways to welcome campers back to Miniwanca and Merrowvista in …

February 21, 2022

SSW Book Club: Atlas of the Heart

Welcome to our Conversation Circle project. In this free online course, we will have the chance to form small groups to work through Brené Brown’s …

Michael Harter, Miniwanca Boys Camp Director

February 18, 2022

Staff Spotlight: Miniwanca’s Michael Harter

Michael Harter’s career has always found him at the intersection of youth empowerment and mental health, a passion he credits to his own foundational experiences …

February 18, 2022

Prindle Institute partnership shapes seasonal staff experience

American Youth Foundation programs provides life-shaping moments not just for campers, but also for seasonal staff, like The Prindle Institute for Ethics students Gianna and …

February 18, 2022

NLC finds closer connection in 2021

by Dana Rieck National Leadership Conference participants were finally able to gather on the dunes of Miniwanca once again in 2021, albeit in a new, …