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February 4, 2019

Winter Wonders and Volunteer Weekend

Even in the midst of this season of epic winter cold, it’s a busy time at Miniwanca. Since the beginning of 2019, Miniwanca has already …

January 25, 2019

A Season of Change – A Message from Anna Kay and Heather

As many of you may know, Anna Kay and Heather have worked in partnership to lead the AYF for many decades. It is with mixed …

November 2, 2018

Apply to Work Summer 2019

With the Miniwanca Staff Application officially open for Summer 2019 (#JoinTheTeam2019), we’re looking forward to connecting with new and returning staff members from all around …

October 20, 2018

Remembering Marie Prange Oetting

Marie Prange Oetting had a life-long involvement with the American Youth Foundation and embraced the timeless mission of balanced living and best self as an …

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August 22, 2018

A Four Trails Summer In Review

As all of the campers, parents, and leaders begin to settle back into their homes and things quiet down from the summer, I’m left reflecting on …

August 3, 2018

Ride In!

On the lovely Wednesday morning everyone woke up in extreme anticipation of the excitement coming. Both Boys and Girls campers woke up a little bit …

August 1, 2018

Coed Four Trails Update!!

In the spirit of One Miniwanca here’s a coed blog post for Four Trails. Woohoo! It’s the final week of camp and the Four Trails …

July 31, 2018

Atypical Days are Loads of Fun!!

Three days ago Boys Camp had an atypical day! We started off the morning per usual with polar bear, flag raising, breakfast of yummy home …

July 31, 2018

Typical Day at Girls Camp

After an amazing day filled with co-ed festivities yesterday, Girls Camp got back in the groove of a typical day. We were woken up by …

July 30, 2018

Tribal Cup and Thunder Dome

Today on the sand dunes of Miniwanca we had a little bit of an abnormal day. Boys and Girls Camp both woke up a little …

July 27, 2018

Tribal Council Fun

The classic polar bear call woke us up from our dreams this morning. We all hopped on into Lake Michigan for a chilly wakeup call …

July 26, 2018

A Visit From Our Sister Camp

Shelby here, reporting about another day in the Canaan Valley. Wednesday the 25th was an awesome day to be at Merrowvista for kids and staff …

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