Camp Javakhk

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.  Our first 3 years of camp we had a presence in Akhalkalak and Akhaltskha, adding Dzalka and Ninotsminda last year.  As the committee and counselors had prepared for 120 campers, we are pleasantly overwhelmed and

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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։ Առաջին ոտնակոխիս նկատեցի գրութիւն մը որ ուշադրութիւնս գրաւեց «Ախալքալակի Հայ Երիտասարդական Կենտրոն»։ Անմիջապես յիշեցի

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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 in Armenia, it was a difficult decision for me to leave and go to Georgia—even for just one week! Since I had been working at Orran and at the Fund for Armenian Relief Children's Center all summer, I figured going to Javakhk

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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 on going because I did not want to leave Yerevan, my job at Orran, or the other AYF interns. However, I am so glad I decided to attend because Javakhk was the highlight of my internship. Camp Javakhk was a once in a lifetime

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