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    AYF-YOARF Midwest Junior Olympics 2016

    AYF-YOARF Midwest Junior Olympics 2016 By U. Natalie Hardy of the Chicago Ararat Chapter   This past weekend was the 50th Midwest Junior Olympics hosted by the Chicago Ararat chapter. AYFers came with their families from Racine,

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    AYF Midwest Junior Olympics in Chicago July 15-17

    AYF Midwest Junior Olympics in Chicago July 15-17!   The AYF-YOARF Midwest Junior Olympics is fast approaching! The event will be held in Chicago on July 15-17, 2016. All the details can be found in the flyer below and on the

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    AYF Olympic Games in New Jersey

    AYF Olympics Hosted in New Jersey Sept. 1-5, 2016 Please save the date in your 2016 calendar for the 83rd Annual AYF-YOARF Olympics Games & Book your Hotel Room! Labor Day weekend, September 1-5, 2016 Hosted by the New Jersey

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    The AYF-YOARF meets President Sarkisian

    WATERTOWN, Mass.—Members of the Armenian Youth Federation-Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF), joined a group welcoming the President of the Republic of Armenia, Serge Sarkisian, to the Hairenik

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  • Junior Seminar – LIT

    May 27, 2016 - May 30, 2016 | Register Description: The Junior Seminar Committee will be admitting LIT counselors based on the number of Juniors that attend. Therefore, we encourage LITs to submit their applications as soon as possible,

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  • Junior Seminar – Junior

    May 27, 2016 - May 30, 2016 | Register Description: Dear Parents,   We are very excited that you have decided to send your child to Junior Seminar 2016! Stephanie Ayanian, a speaker at Junior Seminar in 2015, is an Armenian-American

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  • Junior Seminar – Senior

    May 27, 2016 - May 30, 2016 | Register Description: Because of an overwhelming amount of Senior applications received last year, the Junior Seminar Committee has decided to limit Senior attendance. Although we appreciate all of the

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    AYF-YOARF National Athletic Tournament in Chicago,…

    The AYF-YOARF Chicago "Ararat" Chapter is excited to host the 2016 National Athletic Tournament! NATs 2016 will take place in Chicago from March 4-6, 2016. Athletes from across the Eastern Region, Western Region, and Canada will

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    Emergency Appeal for Syrian Armenian Relief: Community…

    Sireli Ungerner, The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Eastern Region has organized a community speaking tour for U. Nerses Sarkisian, a member of the Syrian Armenian Relief Coordinating Committee. This tour will affect most of the

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    ‘Stash for Syria’: Janessian Moustache Raises…

    'Stash for Syria': Janessian Moustache Raises Funds for Relief By Rupen Janbazian As seen in The Armenian Weekly BELMONT, Mass.—Belmont’s Ani Catering and Café looks a little more authentic these days. Ari Janessian, the operator

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    Camp Javakhk: Uniting Diasporan Armenians

    Camp Javakhk: Uniting Diasporan Armenians By U. Carnie Armenian Our first jampar of 2016 is in full throttle in Akhalkalak, a historically Armenian town in Georgia since Armenians resettled here from Erzerum during the Armenian Genocide. 

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    Camp Javakhk 2016: Unfamiliar but Familiar

    Camp Javakhk 2016: Unfamiliar but Familiar  By U. Puzant Berberian Անծանոդ Բայց Ծանոդ Քունես զարդնեցայ երբ ինքնաշարժը կանքնեցաւ մի անծանոդ շենքի մը առաջ։

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    Camp Javakhk Applications Now Available!

    Direct link to the application: Javakhk Application More information on the Javakhk Jampar here: Camp Javakhk Information

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    Camp Javakhk: A 5-Star Experience

    Camp Javakhk: A 5-Star Experience By U. Ani Bournazian I, like many of the AYF interns this past summer, was confused on what exactly to expect when agreeing to be a counselor at Camp Javakhk. Given this summer was my first time

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    Camp Javakhk: Making an Impact in Dzalka

    Camp Javakhk: Making an Impact in Dzalka By U. Mari Tikoyan I hesitantly agreed to attend Camp Javakhk three days before the camp began. The day I was leaving for Georgia, I had second thoughts on participating. I was apprehensive

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    Camp Javakhk: The Best Experience I’ve Ever…

    Camp Javakhk: The Best Experience I've Ever Had By U. Meghri Dervartanian It was a quick decision to be a part of Camp Javakhk, and I'm so glad I went! On my way to Armenia to meet the rest of the counselors, I kept telling myself

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    Camp Javakhk 2015: Reflecting on a Successful Jampar

    Camp Javakhk 2015: Reflecting on a Successful Jampar By U. Garo Sarajian   After talking to a friend who had just finished volunteering at Camp Javakhk last summer, I knew I wanted to participate in this four-year-old program.

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    Camp Javakhk and AYF Internship: A Dual Experience

    Camp Javakhk and AYF Internship: A Dual Experience By U. Narine Taraksian Eye-opening. That is the first thing that comes to my mind when reflecting back on this week in Javakhk. It was clear within the first few minutes of being

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    Camp Javakhk 2015: Bachig Battlefield by U. Carnie…

    Camp Javakhk: Bachig Battlefield  By U. Carnie Armenian It didn't click to me until our first flag raising at camp Dzalka, a village on the path most commonly traveled by cows and chickens, that myself and my co-counselors were

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    June is Javakhk Month!

    Sireli Ungerner, We are excited to announce that June is Javakhk month! All this month, we are asking our AYF community, members, family, and friends to help us in our advocacy for Javakhk. The committee will be posting daily via

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