Summer Leadership Institute

Our Youth

Camper Application Information

Camp Ayandeh is open to all rising ninth grade through college freshman students. We are no longer accepting applications for Camp Ayandeh 2017, however, you may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in joining the waiting list. Each year we accept campers from the waiting list as some campers drop out due to illness or other extenuating circumstances. 


Counselor Application Information

Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) accepts 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 was April 1st. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017 camp cycle.

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 are selected on a competitive basis. 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.