Author: Younes Haimani

Camp Up with People Fosters Confidence in Our Campers

Bright lights, curtain up, the audience stares expectantly as you stand on the stage about to deliver your lines. You feel the butterflies as you open your mouth, but you know that you can do this. The confidence that is gained through performance and stagecraft will benefit you throughout your life, and a summer camp … Continued

More Than A Summer Camp, an Experience

There is a perception that camps only have one focus, but Camp Up with People is so much more. True, a large component of the curriculum is focused on the performing arts in the style of one of our parent companies, Up with People, but we also focus on community impact, regional learning, and global … Continued

Fostering Confidence in Public Speaking

Glossophobia, the fear of public speaking. It’s estimated that 75% of the population has this fear to one degree or another. It ranges from being nervous speaking to others to full blown knee shaking fear in front of a crowd. Chances are, if you don’t suffer from this yourself, you know someone who does.   … Continued