• Posted on July 20, 2020

    VBYC needs your help!

    Covid-19 has drastically changed plans for all of us this summer and that includes VBYC.

    While VBYC adapted and is offering a few weeks of day camps and some family camping options, the revenue from that won’t come close to what camp would receive from our usual slate of summer overnight camps.

    Our goal is to remove all the leaves – that would be a total of $31,375 for camp!

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  • Posted on April 8, 2020

    Covid-19: How it affects VBYC this summer.

    It was a sad day in May when we announced that Van Buren Youth Camp will not be running our traditional summer programming for its 70th season.   Since then, we HAVE decided to offer a Day Camp instead.  This new program run for five weeks spanning July 6-August 7th.  The session dates are updated to […]

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  • Posted on March 12, 2020

    New Photo Archive

    We have started to fill out an archive of weekly all-camp photos and staff photos.

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  • Posted on September 10, 2019

    Annual Meeting 9/09/2019 7:00pm at VBYC

    Van Buren Youth Camp is hosting the Annual Meeting of the Board Wednesday, September 9th, 7:00pm at Washburn Lodge.

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  • Posted on November 26, 2018

    New VBYC puzzles for sale!

    $35 + delivery $10.  Buy now 24″ x 18″ 500 pieces Comes in a box with the image on it

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  • Posted on June 24, 2018

    A special new staff member

    This is a first for VBYC, we have a fox on staff! And we don’t just mean that Kiernan (left) is a good lookin’ guy. We mean Czechky the fox (right). He comes from Prauge but learned to speak in Berlin, so he has a German accent. He will be teaching German and joy this […]

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  • Posted on July 27, 2017

    leadership and the connections

    Working with the kids to plan leadership always inspires me to try harder to be the best me that I can. Whenever I stop to consider who would make good speakers, I think about my circle of friends and acquaintances and realize again how lucky I am to have lived the life I live.   […]

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  • Posted on March 29, 2016

    Spring Cleanup

    Each spring beginning in early April, the Board and volunteers join together in a series of Saturday Workdays at VBYC. Between 9:00 and 4:00 we get Camp ready for the season. There’s always something to do, from painting, minor repairs, upgrades, cleaning, and general maintenance. We bring a lunch dish to share and have fun […]

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  • Posted on January 30, 2016

    Leadership Campers Raising Funds

    Ebony Stewart One speaker in particular, Ebony Stewart, is a well known spoken word poet who engages teenage audiences in sessions all over the country. We are very excited to have her at our leadership camp this summer, but need the help of our tight-knit camp community to raise the funds to bring her to […]

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  • Posted on December 1, 2015

    Donate to VBYC through your Amazon purchases

    Amazon will donate .05% on each of your eligible purchases. To sign up, just sign in to your Amazon account with this link. It is an easy way to give more to Van Buren Youth Camp. Thank you!!

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