BIG NEWS! We officially have a celebrity spokesperson! And he’s awesome!
YEA Camp is thrilled to announce that Calum Worthy, best known from Disney Channel’s hit show “Austin & Ally,” is our new celebrity spokesperson! See the official press release below.
In addition to his work as an actor, writer, and producer, Calum is extremely committed to making our world a better place through his environmental advocacy with Climate Reality Project, efforts to help children with cancer, raise money for ALS, advocate for gay rights, speak out against bullying, and more.
When Calum learned about YEA Camp‘s program to train teens to get active making a difference on a social justice cause they are passionate about, the first question he asked us was “How can I help?” We love that question!
With summer just around the corner and a few last spots still open for motivated 12-17 year-olds at each session, we hope some young changemakers will learn about YEA Camp through Calum’s involvement and join us this summer! Please share this story with any Calum lovers out there! (He has 800,000+ Twitter followers, and you probably know some of them! 🙂
And our campers are already so excited to see that Calum is supporting us!
When Joyce, 15, from New Jersey, saw the news, she said “This is amazing, he is amazing, YEA Camp is amazing, and I’m proud to be a YEA Camp alumni!!!” Alayna, 13 from Kansas, said “Oh my goodness! That is awesome! YEA Camp is getting its very well deserved attention!”
We are so grateful to have the support of such a committed, talented, and kind person such as Calum. Want to know why he’s so excited about YEA Camp? Visit YEACamp.org to learn more about our summer camp for social change. YEA Camp is just around the corner, with sessions in California, Oregon, and New York, and campers from all over the country flying in to attend, so hurry up and get registered today!
See the official press announcement below.
Calum Worthy Named National Celebrity Spokesperson for Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp
Disney Channel’s “Austin & Ally” Star Champions Summer Camp for Youth Activists
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 23, 2015) – Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp is thrilled to announced that Disney Channel’s “Austin & Ally” star Calum Worthy has been named National Celebrity Spokesperson for this summer’s innovative leadership camps for youth ages 12-17. A life-changing camp for world-changing teens founded in 2009, YEA Camp has helped hundreds of teens and tweens learn how to get involved and make a difference on the social cause of their choice.
“I’m thrilled to work with YEA Camp to let young people know that they can make a difference on the environment, bullying, human rights, animals rights, and so many other important causes,” said Calum Worthy. “There’s so much we can all do to make our world a better place.”
Teens from across the country will be spending a week this summer developing their confidence and skills to change the world while at Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp. YEA Camp will offer four week-long overnight sessions in three states: California, Oregon, and New York. YEA Camp will be presented July 12-19, 2015 (Quaker Center in Santa Cruz, CA), July 25-August 1, 2015 (Camp Adams in Mollala, OR) and August 9-16, 2015 (Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary in High Falls, NY). For the first time ever, YEA Camp will offer YEA Camp For Animal Advocates, a special session for campers passionate about this issue, also taking place August 9-16, 2015 (Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary in High Falls, NY).
“We are honored to collaborate with Calum Worthy, whose dedication to making our world a better place inspires young people to find their voice to make a difference,” said YEA Camp founder Nora Kramer. “Calum is so committed to protecting the environment and advocating for a better world. We are delighted to work with him as we support our campers to get active on social causes they care about.”