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 …

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 …

My Journey is Not Over

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Julie, a camper at YPI from 2007 to 2010. It was her personal statement/college applications essay that year. A sea of familiar faces looked back at me, and my mind was sent into a frenzy of chaotic emotions — fear, nervousness, and anxiety. That familiar feeling of my throat closing …

Revealing Your Truth

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Latifah “Desiree”, a camper at YPI 2013. YPI means a lot to me. It has not only changed me, but my life. I learned more about myself in two weeks than I’ve ever learned about myself in eighteen years. I developed a sense of self. I learned that I’m courageous, …