"Youth was not made for pleasure, but for heroism." -Paul Claudel


Get involved!  Here are some opportunities for youth to get involved in the fight for Life:


Camp Esther

Camp Esther is an intensive weekend-long pro-Life "boot camp" that trains students to be effective advocates for Life. With presentations on life issues from abortion to euthanasia to stem cell research, fun games, and opportunities to practice presenting the pro-life message, Camp Esther is a must-attend weekend for any teenager with a proven burden for Life. 

Camp Esther 2018 will be held August 10-12, 2018, at the Good News Center in Utica, NY. Call us at 518-434-1293 today to reserve your spot.



 Pro-Life Oratory Contest

Use your voice for Life!

High school juniors and seniors are eligible to compete in New York State Right to Life's Annual Oratory Contest.  Students first compete locally, with winners presenting at the statewide contest held in Albany, NY.

Learn more about the 2017 Pro-Life Oratory Contest and winners from past years.



 Pro-Life Essay Contest

Are you a student in 7th - 12th grade?  Stand up for Life by writing an essay on why you are pro-life as part of National Right to Life's essay contest!

Learn more about the Pro-Life Essay Contest!




 National Right to Life Academy

The Academy is a unique, five week academic summer course for college students who are eager to put their pro-life passion to work.  The 2017 summer session runs June 29th-August 4th in Washington, D.C.  The program includes living at a university residence in downtown Washington D.C., admission to the National Right to Life Convention and five weeks of the most comprehensive pro-life education around!

Learn more about the National Right to Life Academy!



For more information on any of the above or other ways for youth to get involved around the state, contact NYSRTL at 518-434-1293 or



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