Summer Leadership Institute

Our Youth

Camper Application Information

Camp Ayandeh is open to all rising ninth grade through college freshman students. Applications will be accepted until all spots are filled, so we encourage you to ap­ply early!

If this is your first time applying for Camp Ayandeh, please complete the New Camper Application Form

If you have attended Camp Ayandeh in the past, please complete the Returning Camper Application Form

If you are interested in applying for a need-based tuition stipend, please complete the Tuition Stipend Form.

Counselor Application Information

Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) seeks motivated and enthusiastic university students and young professionals to serve as counselors and mentors at Camp Ay­andeh. Counselors must participate in a training period prior to the beginning of Camp Ayandeh. IAAB will cover all counselors’ basic food, ground transportation, lodging, materials for the duration of the training and camp, including expenses related to day trips for those selected to participate in Camp Ayandeh. The sole financial responsibility of counselors is their transportation (by air or otherwise) to and from the local designated airport. The final deadline for counselor applications is April 1st, though counselors may be accepted on a rolling basis.

If this is your first time applying to be a counselor at Camp Ayandeh, please complete the New Counselor Application form.

If you have been a counselor at Camp Ayandeh in the past, please complete the Returning Counselor Application form.

Counselor Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled college or graduate school students or young professionals
  • Demonstrate maturity, as well as interest and experience in leadership development
  • Possess qualities that will lead them to be good role models for others
  • Demonstrate interest in working with children and youth

Counselors for Camp Ayandeh will be selected on a competitive basis. As such, submission of an application does not guarantee participation and all applicants are advised to respond thoughtfully and thoroughly to all areas of the application.

IAAB is strongly committed to building a diverse team that represents a range of opinions, experiences and perspectives. As such, individuals of all backgrounds, gender, race, culture, sexuality, and class are encouraged to apply. Counselors will be subject to criminal background checks.