As has been noted in this blog recently, on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at our summertime “Annual Meeting” of trustees and friends of Frost Valley, we will induct Bob Haines, Hunter Corbin, and the late Chuck & Joy White into the Frost Valley Hall of Fame. I will be posting the program notes for all these inductions in the coming days. Here, first, are the notes for Chuck and Joy. * Words will not suffice here to describe—nor will they be the means to convey forward—the lasting legacy of Chuck and Joy White. Several generations of Frost Valley people, many of whom think of the Whites as second parents and […]

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Wow! What a day at Frost Valley YMCA! We have been so lucky for so many reasons! Not only did the rain go away, but the sun came out and we had such beautiful weather all day. Because the sun came out, many of our campers got to go on their Overnight. They ate pita pizzas on the campfire for dinner, and are currently eating smores and getting ready to sleep in their sleeping bags under the stars. For all of those not on overnights tonight, we had a #OneCamp Dinner tonight in the Dining Hall! Every overnight camping department ate dinner together, and we sure did make it special. […]

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Frost Valley YMCA’s Counselors in Training (CiTs) have been assisting the organization’s Natural Resources Department with a trail restoration project on the camp’s Top Wildcat Trail. The largest part of the project involves building stairs for improved accessibility to the trail. The area where they are working has become severely eroded over the years, resulting in a U-shaped depression in the earth with steep banks on either side funneling water and furthering the erosion. To correct the initial issue of waterflow, the Natural Resources staff first built a large rock water bar above the damaged area to divert water off the trail. When the first group of CiTs arrived, they […]

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