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Journey toward abundant life

The Duke Youth Academy is a year-long program for young people to live in Christ and to think deeply about being Christian. It combines a week-long residency on the Duke University campus with a year of continuing mentorship, practice, and online community.

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Residency: June 24-30, 2018
Year of Mentorship: June 2018 – June 2019


living like they believe


Ordinary Christians ponder how God is transforming their struggles and calling them into new life.


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  • Alumni Celebration – June 30

    On Saturday, June 30, all DYA Alumni and friends are invited to join us for the Alumni Celebration Worship and […]

  • Radical Listening with Youth

    This podcast episode is part of a series produced by Faith & Leadership. Learn more about Can These Bones. What […]

  • Digital Disciples

    Twenty-six teenagers dillydally on smartphones, sending instant messages, scrolling through news feeds, liking statuses and posting updates on social media […]


student voices

“DYA gave me some of my greatest friends, my toughest faith questions, and assurance I'm not alone in the world trying to figure things out.”

Rob Lee, DYA '10



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