tips for the best summer

10 Ways to Make It The Best Summer Ever

The start of summer is always filled with so much excitement–the much-needed time off and anticipation of the infinite possibilities that await you the next few months. If you’re looking for a few ways to make this summer the best summer ever, here is our top 10 list to get your creative juices flowing: Pick Up a New Hobby: You …

Dance Your Way to Freedom

By Master Dance Teacher Sarah Grasso There are monsters in our heads. Spirits under our beds. Daemons behind the couch. We know they’re there and, usually, we can ignore them. But not at YPI. Not when there is a heinous couch to inspire a dance. And not when Alanis Morissette is determined to be a haunt. During YPI 2013, Eliza …

YPI Creative Arts Camp Photography

Finding the Perfect Place

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Tessa, a camper at YPI 2013. I’m in a permanent YPI state of mind. To me, being in a YPI state of mind is the state of feeling a warm spot in your tummy, a facial expression of happiness or contemplation, and being inspired. When I think about the people …

Noises Off a Smash Hit at YPI

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Sara Luka, Acting Master Teacher at YPI (she also teaches Acting for Film and Musical Theater – a real lady of all trades). Sardines, and doors and accents, oh my! Noises Off was nothing short of a smash hit last summer (2013). Starring 5 newcomers to the YPI Stage: Meghan, …

Throwback Thursday: More 2011 Goods and Bads

“Goods and Bads” act as a little snapshot of camp life at YPI. To celebrate Throwback Thursday, here are a few more good ones from YPI 2011, along with some photos we found from that year. (Not sure what “Goods and Bads” are?) Again, these photos are not correlated with the “Goods and Bads” at all – they’re just some …