• karoun

    AYF Internship 2016: Exceeding Expectations

    AYF Internship 2016: Exceeding Expectations By U. Karoun Tcholakian Parev from  Hayastan! The past few weeks in Armenia have been amazing! I have been doing things that I had never before imagined. My first out-of-this-world experience

    Read more
  • Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

    AYF Internship 2016: My First Thoughts and Impressions

    AYF Internship 2016: My First Thoughts and Impressions  By U. Rachael Minassian   Coming to Hayasdan for the first time in my life, I really didn't know what to expect at all. People had given me various tips, but I ultimately

    Read more
  • aug

    AYF-YOARF August 2016 Calendar

    This month’s AYF-YOARF Desktop Calendar is available for download! Download Calendar Here

    Read more
  • vahe

    AYF Internship 2016: Mount Aragats

    Mount Aragats By U. Vahe Atakhanian Mount Aragats...I had been there a couple of times before, but never to actually climb it. The views and scenery are straight out of a Hollywood film. The climb itself was a bit more difficult than

    Read more
  • jav7

    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. 

    Read more
  • juniors1

    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,

    Read more
  • internship2

    AYF Internship 2016: Vardavar in Yerevan

    AYF Internship 2016: Vardavar in Yerevan By U. Nina Vosbigian They say that time flies when you're having fun, and I completely agree! It's crazy that a month has gone by already on the AYF Internship. Throughout the past few weeks

    Read more
  • javakhk

    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։

    Read more
  • July cal

    AYF-YOARF July 2016 Calendar

    This month’s AYF-YOARF Desktop Calendar is available for download! Download Calendar Here

    Read more
  • oly

    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

    Read more
  • juniors1

    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,

    Read more
  • oly

    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

    Read more
  • cover-v2

    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

    Read more
  • image

    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

    Read more
  • 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,

    Read more
  • 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

    Read more
  • 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

    Read more
  • NATS 2016 Chicago

    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

    Read more
  • addb8fdc-1246-4f77-9c36-fe0011502edc

    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

    Read more
  • Stash-for-Syria-2

    ‘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

    Read more
  • jav7

    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. 

    Read more
  • javakhk

    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։

    Read more
  • 484733_507565635964017_1123171059_n

    Camp Javakhk Applications Now Available!

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

    Read more
  • javakhk5

    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

    Read more
  • mari1

    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

    Read more
  • meg1

    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

    Read more
  • garo

    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.

    Read more
  • javakhk 2

    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

    Read more
  • 11778234_10204687746736590_241901800_n

    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

    Read more
  • hands

    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

    Read more

Follow Us on Twitter

Like Us on Facebook