Miniwanca

July 8, 2020

Learn to be an active anti-racist ally with Kids4Peace Boston

The American Youth Foundation’s longstanding partner, Kids4Peace Boston, is offering a free online training for preteens and teenagers who want to learn more about anti-racism work and how they can enact …

June 16, 2020

From the Archives: Fourth of July at Miniwanca

by Karen Reimer and Jan Strube Of all the memories of Girls and Boys Camp activities through the years, Fourth of July traditions at Miniwanca …

June 16, 2020

Enkindled Spirits: Sidney Keys III

Young people of the AYF strive to be at their best. They continue to discover more about themselves and passionately pursue projects that serve their …

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March 20, 2020

Playing the Hand We’ve Been Dealt

By Gretchen Clayton   It is an understatement to say that this whole coronavirus situation is difficult – for kids, adults, businesses – everyone is …

February 20, 2020

“Faces around us were lighting up…” A Summer at Miniwanca

Below, Ollie Williamson, a former and current Boys Camp staff member shares his experience of his first summer on staff at Miniwanca. We hope you …

Staff, work, job, summer camp, Miniwanca

December 17, 2019

Seeking Interesting, Interested Adults

“I dare you, whoever you are, to share with others the fruits of your daring. Catch a passion for helping others, and a richer life …

December 2, 2019

Get into the spirit of #GivingTuesday

As we enter the holiday season, we’re reminded of the power of our positive communities. This year, AYF is participating in the global day of …

Miniwanca. Girls Camp, Voyageur

August 8, 2019

Our Last Full Day

Happy days indeed, here at Miniwanca. Our Polar Bears went to slip in the dip one last time and enjoy the beautiful waters of Lake …

Miniwanca, Girls Camp, Odyssey, Voyageur

August 7, 2019

Ride In

Today at Camp Miniwanca we had a not so typical day. We started off with the famous Doc Wheels Fun Run, where campers get to …

Miniwanca Girls Camp

August 6, 2019

Talent Show

Today we had another typical day filled with campers’ Interest Groups. We started the day with our normal Polar Bear call and Morning Stretch. Today …

August 6, 2019

Four Trails Update – Coming Home

It’s time for the final Four Trails Update of the summer. Tomorrow is an exciting day for Four Trails as all the campers return from …

Miniwanca, Girls Camp, Adventurers

August 5, 2019

Welcome Home Adventurers

Welcome to one of our favorite days at Miniwanca! We started off the morning with our typical Polar Bear before the rising bell and a …

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