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Most of our incredible camp counselors were campers themselves. Four-time camper and three-time counselor Arian reflects on his time as camper and what makes Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan so special. Before heading off to pursue his PhD in physics, Arian … Continue reading

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Roxy kicked off Day 5 by giving the Morning Words, a daily practice where campers addresses the community and have an opportunity to share their thoughts. Roxy, a returning camper from Atlanta, shared brief but poignant remarks about the importance of Camp … Continue reading

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A day at Camp Javan can be many different things, but it’s always filled with energetic and thought-provoking activities. Listen to counselor Doreen walk us through some of the day’s events, focusing on morning meditations and a biopoem activity. Morning meditations follow a … Continue reading

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Welcome back — Session B of Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan has begun in sunny southern California! Campers from all over the US and Canada have arrived and are ready for a week of fun, friendship, and intellectual engagement.   … Continue reading

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The Camp Ayandeh and Camp Javan experiences are in full swing during IAAB’s first session of both youth programs. After a rousing evening of introductions and icebreakers, the campers met their roommates and conversed with their hall mates as part of … Continue reading

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