Miniwanca

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 24, 2022

Miniwanca welcomes SSW, Girls Camp Reunion back to camp

After two years of virtual gatherings and postponements, Miniwanca was finally able to welcome adults back to in-person programming during Summer Seminars for Women and …

August 24, 2022

Miniwanca Avail campers serve humbly

The Avail program returned to Miniwanca this summer with a new sense of energy and direction after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Avail …

August 1, 2022

A Bittersweet Ending

It was a day full of fun, laughter, and reminiscing as campers prepared to go home. There was excitement to see family members and show …

July 28, 2022

Creating Joy Through Community

Each new day at Miniwanca comes with a new theme for the campers to reflect on during flag raising and Evening Reflection. Today’s theme was …

July 28, 2022

Homecoming

Tuesday was a remarkable day at Miniwanca. The morning started with the Doc Wheels Fun Run when both camps gathered together to run, slog (slow …

July 26, 2022

Putting Friendly Back Into Competition

Sunday was filled with fun and friendly competition. The morning at Miniwanca was typical, but the afternoon was the anticipated Quad Cup. Quad Cup is …

July 26, 2022

A Trip to the Well Site

Saturday began with Something Sacred, a reflective period that encourages campers to develop their spiritual fold, one of the four folds the American Youth Foundation …

July 26, 2022

Banding Together for A Day of Fun

After finishing out the second week of rotation of interest groups, it was time for a day of special programming at Miniwanca. On Wednesday, campers …

July 21, 2022

Happy Trails

“Happy trails to you, until we meet again…” Earlier this week, singing and cheers the Eating Lodge at breakfast as campers wished the Adventurers and …

July 19, 2022

Brand New Faces, Brand New Places

At Miniwanca, there are many exciting changes taking place within the community at Boys Camp. It’s the start of Week 2, which means there are …

July 19, 2022

Adventure is Everywhere

As the Girls Campers move into week two, everyone adjusted to the typical rhythm of Miniwanca life. Week two also means the start of new …

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