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Building Your Story

Born in Ireland, at the 12th c. Kilkea Castle, YouthINK is a not-for-profit creative mentorship program that seeks to inspire, empower and support teens, ages 13-18, through creative opportunities and experiences, designed to build confidence, promote self-expression and develop a unique voice.

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Recent News

YouthINK Founder Christy Cashman's debut novel The Truth About Horses making headlines, named #1 New Release on Amazon in Teen & Young Adult Fiction.  

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Order a copy anywhere books are sold or at the links below:


Recent & Upcoming Events

YOUthink Retreats

YOUthink Adult Retreats |

Castle Retreat | February 22-25, 2024, Kilkea Castle, Ireland

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YOUthink Adult Retreats |

Martha's Vineyard Retreat | Early Fall 2024 (stay tuned for confirmed dates)

Misty Meadows Farm, Martha's Vineyard, MA 

YouthINK Teen Program 

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YouthINK at the Newbridge St. Patrick's Day Parade | March 17, 2024, The Curragh Racecourse, Kildare, Ireland

Past Events

YouthINK Teen Program

ENDURANCE: Shackleton | October 20-22, 2023

Public Performance | October 22 @ 5pm at Kilkea Church, Ireland

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Creativity is a necessity - it is as essential as air & water.

- Christy Cashman, Founder + Mentor

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