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What is LYF Camp?

LYF camp is a weeklong Taiwanese American youth leadership summer camp designed to help them discover and develop who they are. Campers are organized into small groups and families, and participate in workshops, clinics, and camp traditions.


Years of Camp


Campers Since 1980


Staff Members

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2024 Virtual Info Session
Date: Jan 23rd 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM, 2024
Location: Virtual

Join us virtually to learn more about LYF camp! What is LYF camp? Where is LYF camp? What are the COVID-19 safety protocols?

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2024 LYF Camp
Date: Jun 30 7:00 AM - Jul 6 7:00 AM, 2024
Location: YMCA Camp Jones Gulch 11000 Pescadero Road, La Honda, CA 94020

TACL-LYF's flagship annual Bay Area Taiwanese American summer camp

Find your voice in workshops and sing-alongs


Group discussions and self-reflective sessions designed to foster Acceptance/Belonging, Identity/Development, and Leadership


Hands on activities that allow campers to learn new skills in categories such as arts and crafts, performing arts, sports, night clinics, and food and science

Camp Traditions

Campfire, Night Market, Skit Night, Team Cheers, and more!

Join a growing community of curious people

Small Groups

8-10 campers around the same age, led by 2 counselors, spend most of camp together diving into meaningful discussions and developing close friendships


8-10 campers across a range of ages, led by 2 counselors, meet throughout the camp to develop leadership and a broader sense of community

Camp Staff

The staff consists of a group of dedicated college students and young professionals who volunteer their time throughout the year to foster acceptance/belonging, leadership, and identity in young Taiwanese Americans.

Taiwanese American Citizens League
Leading Youth Forward
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