Merrowvista

May 20, 2022

Staff Spotlight: Carrie Hargreaves Smith

For as long as she can remember, Carrie Hargreaves Smith was interested in a health care career. She loved math, science, and learning about all …

April 28, 2022

AYF staff complete LEAD Camp Mental Health training

More than a dozen members of the American Youth Foundation staff recently completed Camp Mental Health Certification offered by Let’s Empower, Advocate, and Do. LEAD …

March 31, 2022

Join the Merrowvista seasonal staff Recruitment Challenge

Merrowvista Seasonal Staff are our best recruiters, so let’s see what we can do together! It’s time to engage your friendly, competitive spirit and win …

March 25, 2022

Staff Spotlight: Merrowvista’s Jamie O’Hagin

Jamie O’Hagin knows what it’s like to be the nervous new kid at camp. A bully tarnished her only prior camp experience, and she was …

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 …

January 24, 2022

Staff Spotlight: Merrowvista’s Kim Novotny

Kim Novotny knows meals at Merrowvista are important community experiences. As Food Program Manager, she strives to make those meals healthy, delicious, and memorable. Novotny …

December 10, 2021

Miniwanca, Merrowvista are now hiring for summer 2022

The American Youth Foundation is thrilled to welcome back more campers in 2022, and Merrowvista and Miniwanca are seeking energetic individuals to join their seasonal …

December 8, 2021

Rekindling Community in Summer 2021

For the first time in more than a year, a familiar sound could be heard across the dunes of Miniwanca and the valleys of Merrowvista: …

Patrick O’Hagin, Merrowvista Facilities Manager

August 26, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Patrick O’Hagin

Patrick O’Hagin is a beloved, mustachioed presence at Merrowvista – and a man of many talents. As Facilities Manager, he makes sure the buildings, grounds, …

July 28, 2021

Camp Conquest – July 28, 2021

Morning Wayfinder C led Flag Raise on this golden day. They shared how they’ve grown in the past year and then swiftly headed to Out …

July 24, 2021

County Fair – July 24, 2021

Morning   Breakfast this morning was happily interrupted by a Wayfinder D/E flash mob! Little Bigelow prepared for their hiking trip with a fire starting …

July 20, 2021

Day 10 – July 20, 2021

Morning   This joyful morning, our Go Getters were out in full force. Moosilaukee, Chocorua, Little Bigelow, and Tri-Pyramid met on the basketball court shooting …

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