Happy Core Values Wednesday everyone!   I hope you have all been enjoying the warm weather — it reminds me of Summer! And I cannot wait until all of you come to camp in less than three months! This month in April, we are exploring responsibility and what it means to us!   Responsibility is part of the fabric of the YMCA, and the idea of Social Responsibility is even in our mission statement! The Y defines the focus of Social Responsibility as Giving back and providing support to our neighbors. You can read more here, at http://www.ymca.net/social-responsibility/. On the Y website, there are lots of stories of YMCAs putting Social Responsibility […]

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Here at Frost Valley, we love working with our Girl Scouts. We are always looking for new ideas and badge programs to incorporate into our weekends, and recently we tried something new. Many Girl Scouts joined us to work on their Girl Scout Way badges and celebrate the Girl Scouts’ founder, Juliette “Daisy” Low. The girls learned out how she started the program and made her birthday cards. Then the ladies learned a variety of new songs to share at a campfire later in the weekend. Throughout the weekend, our Girl Scouts enjoyed a variety of Frost Valley programming, including archery, climbing, creating and painting bisque figurines, projects in the […]

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Back in January, Michelle was looking for a place to host her son, Kristoff’s, 10th birthday party. Kristoff attends summer camp at Frost Valley YMCA, and has always loved his experiences here, so Michelle thought it would be a great idea to have the party there.  Even though it was last minute, we were happy to host the party.  There were 10 people who attended the party with kids ranging from ages 8-16.  The children decided to go cross country skiing,  played Gaga ball, had dinner, enjoyed campfire and Smores then proceeded to Night Tubing. Michelle says she can now see why her son loves Frost Valley so much.  They had a great time and found […]

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