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August 10, 2023

Wayfinders help Merrowvista grow

When people think of summer camps, they don’t normally think of hard hats and power tools. However, the Wayfinder program at Merrowvista provides campers with …

August 10, 2023

Staff Spotlight: Merrowvista’s Dayna Vuksinick

Dayna Vuksinick never intended to work with kids as a career. In fact, the Utah native thought she’d use her outdoor education degree as a …

August 10, 2023

Staff Spotlight: AYF’s Romauld Dugue

Information Technology Manager Romauld Dugue works behind the scenes at the American Youth Foundation, ensuring the three sites stay connected to deliver quality youth programming …

August 3, 2023

Four Fold Tournament Kickoff at Merrowvista

Every summer, campers eagerly await one of Merrowvista’s most beloved traditions: the Four Fold Tournament. This tournament takes place during the last week of the …

August 3, 2023

The One-Week Merrowvista Experience

A week at Merrowvista provides an opportunity for young people to embark on a summer of adventures and memory-making. Along with this excitement, campers also …

August 1, 2023

Session B 2023 kicks off at Merrowvista

After a fun-filled session A at Merrowvista, the staff took a brief intersession and geared up for session B, and on Sunday, July 23, the …

July 27, 2023

Staff Spotlight: Advancement’s Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson first encountered the mission of the American Youth Foundation as a National Leadership Conference participant from 2008 to 2011. As a member of …

July 27, 2023

Sailing through the generations at Merrowvista

{From left, volunteer Waterfront Assistant Missy Foote and Sailing Specialist Sarah Collier at Merrowvista} Every summer, Merrowvista campers converge on Dan Hole Pond for favorite …

July 26, 2023

Candlelight Sing at Camp Merrowvista

Campers and staff linked arms with their villages and departments and lined the road to the waterfront to conclude session A with the candlelight sing …

July 26, 2023

The County Fair comes to Merrowvista

Towns across America flock to county fairs every summer ready for a day of face painting, sweet treats, and pockets full of paper tickets for …

July 19, 2023

Merrowvista Explorer campers paddle to new experiences

Younger campers spend most of their time exploring Merrowvista’s vast acreage, enjoying Interest Groups like arts and crafts and the waterfront at Dan Hole Pond. …

July 18, 2023

Rise and shine with Go-Getters at Merrowvista

Waking up in the mornings can be hard, especially after a full day of camp fun. Merrowvista has a unique way to get kids out …

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