Volunteering In My Homeland

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 28, 2013   I came here with a vision. Wanting to do what I’ve dreamt of doing my entire life- volunteer in my homeland. I knew it would be difficult, putting my life on hold for four months; I packed my bags and left Toronto to come to Armenia. Prior to AYF Canada’s Youth […]

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Once In A Lifetime Opportunity

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 25, 2013 – Day 9 of Camp Vanadzor   As the last day of camp approaches, I am filled with all sorts of different emotions. I remember seeing the kids on the very first day, eagerly waiting outside the school to start their two weeks with us. Right after my very first interaction

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Something I Will Never Forget

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 24, 2013 – Day 8 of Camp Vanadzor   As we draw near the end of Camp Vanadzor, I feel an array of emotions. After spending months preparing for this journey, the thought of it approaching its end is heartbreaking. Before camp started I felt nervous because I did not know what to

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Two Years Later

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 23, 2013 – Day 7 of Camp Vanadzor   It feels like just yesterday that I came to Vanadzor in 2011 as the first group of AYF Canada members to take part in an incredible and life changing experience. Looking back on that summer, all the laughs and unforgettable memories that were

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I Feel At Home

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 22, 2013 – Day 6 of Camp Vanadzor   We’ve started our second week of camp and I can’t believe it’s almost over. For the past 2 years I’ve heard so many great stories about the camp from many of my friends who had done it in the past, and I’m very grateful and […]

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Our Trip To Javakhk

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 21, 2013   As a young Armenian living in the United States, it is easy to take simple things for granted. I spent this past weekend in Javakhk along with the rest of the volunteers of AYF Canada Youth Corps and began to appreciate things I have taken for granted in the past. Simple

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Second Time Around

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 19, 2013 – Day 5 of Camp Vanadzor   This has been my second time participating in AYF Canada Youth Corps. I was part of the first team of volunteers that launched the camp back in 2011. We had an amazing time and I was so eager to go back this year to do […]

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An Experience Like No Other

Category: Youth Corps Diary - 2013
July 18, 2013 – Day 4 of Camp Vanadzor   I cannot believe almost one week has passed since we began Camp Vanadzor. I have really have come to know the term “time flies” while being in Armenia. Every morning on our walk to the camp I feel so excited to start another day and […]

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