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Just What I Needed – By Alex Lee

Photo by Ryan Smith Camp Improv Utopia East was such an amazing experience last year that I couldn’t wait to come back. I met some wonderful people, took workshops with great teachers, and kayaked around Trout Lake. One year later, I was dreading my return. I was about to be surrounded by much more experienced…

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For the Love of Improv

Another camp season is down. We did 3 camps in a matter of 4 months with Yosemite, East and West. Next year it will be four when we add Ireland into the mix. We’ve had over 1,300 campers attend over our 7 years with 13 camps in total. We’ve donated thousands of dollars back into…

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My Cup Runneth Over!

Another West Camp breezed by like a flash from Mike McFarland’s camera. It seems it gets faster every year. I sometimes wish time could slow down every camp weekend. This year marked the 7th CIU West and boy it was amazing and refreshing. I’ve been out of sorts as of late and haven’t felt like…

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New Registration Process

Hey Future and Former Campers! We are always trying to find better ways to make it easier for you to register for camp and we have found it. Camp Improv Utopia has partnered with Camp Network to run our registration from here on out. What does this mean for you? Easier payment process and registration…

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Give Back More Than You’re Given

Camp Improv Utopia ended it’s 2016 season with a bang. This year we had three amazing camps, and introduced our newest one Camp Improv Utopia Yosemite. You might be the fine collector of a CIU Hoodie or one of our personalized camp shirts. If you did get one thank you! You know why? The proceeds went…

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First Time Improvisor! By Christen Cook Seattle, WA

In an effort to become a more interesting person, I started trying to say yes to all the wonderful opportunities life presents me. So when my old friend Stuart suggested meeting up in Yosemite I said, “Ok, sure!” and he proclaimed, ”YES! AND…by the way, you’ll be doing improv camp with me!” Wait, what?! I…

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Say Day is Today! Pass on your Appreciation!

So what is Say Day (#sayday)? Named after the late Jason Chin from iO Chicago, after he passed, TJ Jagadowski started a movement in his name to say how much you appreciate the people you love. I think it’s a wonderful way to celebrate one of our fellow comrades. So in the spirit of improv, Jason Chin…

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