For several years, the AYF Youth Corps program has roamed my mind, finally I’m of age and the idea is reality. My summer plans are set, one way ticket to Armenia please! Hearing the stories of Youth Corps Alumni and watching their faces turn a different shade of happy is inspiring. Although I’ve toured Armenia various times, I expect this time to be completely different.
The past few months, I have become very impatient. Sitting in class, I spend more time thinking of the kids in Gyumri, then my papers. To cure this insanity, I have jump-started my summer by working on the Youth Corps central council. Through weekly meetings, the committee has formulated a plan to make this program as great as always.
The application is up (here), the brochures are printed (download it here), and presentations are being set up. AYF chapters and the committee are working together to plan fundraisers, and hope to raise an ample amount of money, so the participants will not put too much out of pocket.
The hard work of the committee will be worth it in the end, because this will be the best year yet!
To keep up with everything going on or for more information, visit the website the Youth Corps fan page on facebook at facebook.com/youthcorps.