Merrowvista

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 …

September 21, 2022

Staff Spotlight: Merrowvista’s Carl Dugdale

Carl Dugdale has traveled the globe during his 20-year career, working with youth in Germany, Austria, China, and most recently, California. His latest stop: New …

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 7, 2022

First campers of the 2022 season arrive at Merrowvista

Last Sunday, July 3, was one of the best days of the year at Merrowvista: Opening Day for the first session of summer camp 2022. …

June 29, 2022

Merrowvista 2022 staff training in full swing

The entire Merrowvista 2022 staff is working diligently with only three days until campers arrive for Session A. Last week, the staff spent the week …

June 16, 2022

Merrowvista prepares to welcome summer 2022 campers

Staff are hard at work preparing the site for campers’ arrival to Merrowvista in less than two weeks. From installing docks in Dan Hole Pond …

May 26, 2022

Advancing Toward Our Best

Thank you to all who joined us Tuesday evening at Advancing Toward Our Best! We recorded the webinar for those who weren’t able to make …

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