When summer camps come up in conversation the focus is on a few things: that it is a great place to make friends, try new things, and make life-long memories. One of the things that is sometimes overlooked is the intrinsic health benefits that are associated with sending a child to camp. I recently visited the New York State Legislature in Albany. The trip was organized by the New York State Camp Director’s Association and the aim was to have discussions with Assembly Members and State Senators about issues that are important to children and to accredited camps in New York state. The camp directors who were present were divided […]

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In early November, Frost Valley welcomed Girl Scouts Junior Troop 1737 from the Jackson Ave. School in Mineola, New York.  During their first trip to Frost Valley, the girls participated in a plethora of activities, from horseback riding to arts & crafts, to nature and adventure based thrills.  In the photo above is a few of the scouts from Troop 1737, Maddie, Ayden, Emma, Rabia, Olivia, and Emily.  We were so happy to have you all here and hope you enjoyed your trip! Frost Valley YMCA is so happy to work with the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts in their effort to provide a program for young people that build character, by […]

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