Yogi Youth Camp 2018

July 14 - July 20

15th Patotsav Celebrations: July 20

Yogi Gnan Shibir (YGS): July 20-22

Yogi Youth Camp offers a unique experience to make lifelong friendships by learning collaboratively, competing in tournaments, attending stimulating workshops and growing spiritually. Campers from around the nation attend daily inspirational discourses, group discussions and engaging activities catered to their age group and designed to provide a better understanding of our culture and religion. Get excited for new evening events, arts and crafts, yoga sessions, sports competitions and outings which will result in divine memories and lifelong friendships.

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*All gruhasta volunteers, guests, and Patotsav attendees should register using the same link above.


YYC Check-in

YYC 2018 check-in will open on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm. The closing ceremony is on the evening of Friday, July 20. Please plan to depart after the closing ceremony or on Saturday, July 21.

Camper Groups

Campers will be split into the following groups for certain activities:
● Freshmen, rising Kindergarteners through 3rd graders
● Sophomores, rising 4th graders through 6th graders
● Juniors, rising 7th graders through 10th graders
● Seniors, rising 11th graders and above

Suggested Donation for Campers

For those requesting accommodations: $250
For those arranging own accommodations: $150

There is no suggested donation for YGS attendees.

Parental Supervision Policy

Children between the ages of 5-8 will be considered freshman campers but must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. There are no organized activities for children ages 4 and under. If a parent wishes to bring his/her child (age 4 and under), he/she must remain with the child at all times. In this case, the donation covers both the parent and the child.

Camp Facilities

Facilities include a large, air-conditioned temple hall and dining hall, large outdoor tents for YYC group sessions, a field for soccer, volleyball and group games, and a college regulation outdoor basketball court.

Accommodations

Accommodations for all YYC campers will be split between the Mandir campus and nearby motels, depending on availability.  Most, if not all, activities will occur on the Mandir campus. Transportation to and from place of accommodation will be arranged for YYC campers. If you are a YYC camper with a vehicle on campus, you must hand in the keys during registration (NO EXCEPTIONS). Your keys will be returned to you at the end of camp.

Transportation

Airport pick-ups are limited to the following airports: Allentown (ABE), Newark (EWR), Philadelphia (PHL), and Trenton (TTN). Airport transportation services will be provided only between the hours of 7 AM and 11 PM. Any travelers on incoming or outgoing flights outside these times must wait for the next group pickup. Please be mindful of arrival and departure times when booking flights for the sake of our volunteers.

Financial Disclaimer

For those interested in attending camp but cannot do so due to financial reasons, please contact P. Jayesh Bhai at (610) 636-6548.

For further information or inquiries please email usayouth@anoopam.org.