ORENDA is invested in mentoring youth to be leaders in their own lives. We are always so inspired by the youth we work with, witnessing personal transformation. Our Youth Ambassadors are individuals we have mentored that have important messages to share with other youth, are committed to their own personal growth, and empowering others in their communities. 

 

 
Meet Youth Ambassador Jadyn Hi I'm Jadyn! Let me tell you a bit about myself! I love nature and being by the ocean, also I'm in love with animals and love to be around them! I am super passionate about yoga and meditating, and really connecting with my breath. Yoga helps me to relax and forget about any worries I might have, it reminds me to always be in the moment and to love myself for the way I am! Music is also a big part of me, I don't think I could live without it! Music helps me to just let go and to just listen and to forget about the stress and anxiety and to just live in the moment. Drawing is also a big part of my life and I have been doing it for a very long time, I love to draw and let my creativity shine! I love coming to ORENDA camps as it helps young girls to really let go and not be afraid to open up! ORENDA helps girls to truly love themselves and to be strong and to make sure they know they are good enough! In the future I'm not sure of what to expect but I really want to be a photographer and capture the beauty's of the world and to help girls like me to understand that they have so much to offer and that they are so much more important then they think, that they are cared for, and that they can get through anything, that's why I would love to work at ORENDA. Just remember that you are good enough, you are strong, you are beautiful, and most of all you are loved.    

Meet Youth Ambassador Jadyn

Hi I'm Jadyn!

Let me tell you a bit about myself! I love nature and being by the ocean, also I'm in love with animals and love to be around them! I am super passionate about yoga and meditating, and really connecting with my breath. Yoga helps me to relax and forget about any worries I might have, it reminds me to always be in the moment and to love myself for the way I am! Music is also a big part of me, I don't think I could live without it!

Music helps me to just let go and to just listen and to forget about the stress and anxiety and to just live in the moment. Drawing is also a big part of my life and I have been doing it for a very long time, I love to draw and let my creativity shine! I love coming to ORENDA camps as it helps young girls to really let go and not be afraid to open up! ORENDA helps girls to truly love themselves and to be strong and to make sure they know they are good enough!

In the future I'm not sure of what to expect but I really want to be a photographer and capture the beauty's of the world and to help girls like me to understand that they have so much to offer and that they are so much more important then they think, that they are cared for, and that they can get through anything, that's why I would love to work at ORENDA. Just remember that you are good enough, you are strong, you are beautiful, and most of all you are loved.

 

 

Meet Youth Ambassador Shae Hello, my name is Shae!  I'm going to tell you a little bit about myself! I absolutely love nature and animals, but most of all to explore. When I say I love to explore, I mean mostly to explore my breath and my body. Yoga really lets me do that. That's why I come to camp. It helps me to connect with myself and connect with other people. It's so important to take a minute to breathe because we'll I get stressed and overwhelmed easily. Whether it's with school or with family. Breathing helps. It calms me down and I can breathe freely. I have a passion for yoga because I can move my body and be in a good spiritual sense. I don't know what my future holds but I do see myself impacting my community or anyone really. I want to be a writer and if that happens for me I would like to send people a message that they are good enough. Mostly young girls like me. I want them to understand that they are worth so much and they have a purpose. That they should be comfortable in their own skin. Maybe I could even work with ORENDA some day.

Meet Youth Ambassador Shae

Hello, my name is Shae! 

I'm going to tell you a little bit about myself! I absolutely love nature and animals, but most of all to explore. When I say I love to explore, I mean mostly to explore my breath and my body. Yoga really lets me do that. That's why I come to camp. It helps me to connect with myself and connect with other people. It's so important to take a minute to breathe because we'll I get stressed and overwhelmed easily. Whether it's with school or with family. Breathing helps.

It calms me down and I can breathe freely. I have a passion for yoga because I can move my body and be in a good spiritual sense. I don't know what my future holds but I do see myself impacting my community or anyone really. I want to be a writer and if that happens for me I would like to send people a message that they are good enough. Mostly young girls like me. I want them to understand that they are worth so much and they have a purpose. That they should be comfortable in their own skin. Maybe I could even work with ORENDA some day.