Category Archives: Activist Profile

Life-Changing Summer Camp Serves Life-Saving Food

YEA Camp is a social justice leadership camp that serves food in line with its mission.
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“What Is the Coolest Thing You’ve Ever Done?” Read This Teen’s Answer

By Amanda Houdeschell YEA Camp was one of the best weeks of my life. I honestly do not have anything negative to say about it! On my application for PETA2’s Youth Advisory Board, I was asked “What is the coolest … Continue reading

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Teen Environmentalist Shares Her Story Speaking at International Climate Change Conference

Fifteen-year-old superstar environmentalist and YEA Camper Avalon Theisen shares her inspiring experience of speaking at the international climate change conference in Paris. Continue reading

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Teen Activists Across the Country Walk to Save Animals

By Leah Kelly Every year, thousands of people across North America participate in an incredible mass display of compassion towards farmed animals — some of the most abused on the planet. Farm Sanctuary’s annual Walk for Farm Animals campaign is a … Continue reading

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Camper Interview: “I probably would have just been in the crowd with everyone else complaining.”

At YEA Camp, we urge campers to get active on social justice causes that they are passionate about, whether it be the environment, human rights, animals rights, or another important cause. Recently one of our campers, Kakari Boateng, 16, of Sacramento, … Continue reading

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YEA Camp Hero Day 11 Bernie: Stepping Up to Make a Difference

Welcome to Day 11(!) of our 12 Days of YEA Camp Heroes campaign – our way of showing off how amazing our campers are and reflecting on how, according to them, YEA Camp has helped them make a difference. Today’s YEA Camp Hero is … Continue reading

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YEA Camp Hero Day 10 Sage: Teaching Students About Current Events

Welcome to Day 10 of our 12 Days of YEA Camp Heroes campaign – our way of highlighting the difference our campers are making and how, according to them, YEA Camp has helped. At YEA Camp, 14-year-old Sage from California shared that … Continue reading

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