Merrowvista

October 24, 2022

Summer camp 2023 registration starts strong

Temperatures may be dropping, but the American Youth Foundation is fully focused on warm sunny days ahead as registration opened for 2023 summer camp this …

September 22, 2022

Community and School Programs return to Miniwanca, Merrowvista

The American Youth Foundation continues to carefully build back its programs to pre-pandemic levels, including our Community and School Programs at Miniwanca and Merrowvista. This …

August 9, 2022

Working the physical and mental folds with a high challenge

The four folds are at the core of all AYF youth programming, whether camp or the many students visiting Merrowvista for community school programs. These …

August 5, 2022

Merrowvista gathers in community

During each camp session at Merrowvista, the community unites around three different campfire events. The first fire takes place at Opening Circle, where all campers …

August 3, 2022

A day in the life of a Merrowvista camper

Pioneers and Seekers are very busy during their two or three weeks at camp. Although some days are unique, most days stick to a solid …

August 1, 2022

Adventuring to the Outpost and Mt. Flagg

Seekers in Session B have recently returned from various trips across the 6oo acres of Merrowvista. The trips allow youth to step away from the …

July 29, 2022

Session B begins at Merrowvista

Last Friday, Merrowvista bid farewell to the rest of the campers in Session A. After a quick intersession for staff to get some well-deserved rest, …

July 21, 2022

Camp Risk launches at Merrowvista 2022

The Four Fold tournament is underway at Merrowvista, and the competition is intense. On Wednesday morning, the teams assembled at the Activity Center to learn …

July 20, 2022

Rain won’t stop the Four Fold Tournament

At Merrowvista, there are two kinds of weather days: beautiful golden days (sunny) and beautiful silver days (rainy). As campers entered the last week of …

July 14, 2022

Woody the hedgehog is on the loose…

A camp-wide hunt for a missing wooden hedgehog is underway at Merrowvista. Facilities Infrastructure Manager made Woody the hedgehog in the woodshop, and each morning, …

July 12, 2022

Creatures are on the move at Merrowvista

Merrowvista has many unique evening traditions like Fire Circles, Evening Reflections, and Candlelight Sing. On nights without a special tradition, the community gathers for Night’s …

July 8, 2022

Campers dive into speciality interest groups

The first week of camp for Merrowvista’s Session A is wrapping up with tremendous excitement, concluding the first round of interest groups. Interest groups are …

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