Keri-Ann joined the Frost Valley staff in January 2020. As the HR Generalist/Executive Assistant, she assists in many aspects of making sure our staff have the tools they need to do their jobs and offer quality programs and experiences for our guests. As a parent of 3 children who have been a part of Frost Valley programs, she has been impressed and grateful especially with how Frost Valley helped serve the local community during this past year. She’s proud to be a part of an organization with such a wonderful mission and strong core values! Congratulations on winning Employee of the Month!

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Frost Valley YMCA is excited to announce that we were able to open some additional spots for Overnight Camp this summer. This will give more children the opportunity to have the summer camp experience they may have missed out on last year. Available Spots:   EVR 4 Week Program – Session 3-4 Farm Camp – Session 3 – 4 spots available for female campers Slide Mountain Village (Boys Grade 10) – Sessions 3 & 4 Camp Wawayanda (Boys Grades 2-7) – Sessions 3 & 4 Camp Wawayanda (Girls Grades 2-7) – Sessions 3 Graham Mountain Village (Girls Grade 9) – Sessions 3 & 4 Adventure Survival Camp (Girls & Boys/returners) – […]

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Bette Goode joined the Frost Valley staff in February 2010. As the Housekeeping Team Lead, she keeps camp clean, safe, and looking good. She really holds her team together and makes sure Frost Valley looks welcoming to all guests. Bette feels that Frost Valley is a safe place for children to learn about and appreciate nature as well as a great place to develop long lasting relationships with others. Congratulations on winning Employee of the Month!

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In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month we are spotlighting our Tokyo – Frost Valley Partnership. The Tokyo New York YMCA Partnership (TNYP) was formed in 1979 in order to serve the needs of an ever-growing Japanese population in New York, with Tatsuo Honma as its first Executive Director. Eventually, the collaboration between the Tokyo and Frost Valley YMCAs deepened, and in 1991 the TNYP changed its name to the Tokyo – Frost Valley YMCA Partnership (TFYP). The TFYP provides a safe space for Japanese youth and families to connect with peers in a shared language and culture throughout the year, especially at the Summer Camp while enjoying […]

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Since March 2020 with the emergence of the COVID-19 virus, there have been approximately 2,800 acts of hate and violence perpetrated against Asian Americans.* In addition to the recent shooting in Atlanta, which claimed the lives of Daoyou Feng, Xiaojie Tan, Delaina Ashley Yaun, Andre Michels, Soon C. Park, Hyun J. Grant, Suncha Kim and Yong A. Yue, there have been many racially motivated attacks in California, New York, and other states against Asian Americans, which are not only heartbreaking; they are completely unacceptable. Frost Valley YMCA in partnership with Tokyo YMCA condemn ANY and ALL acts of violence, hate, and discrimination against the AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) community. […]

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Ashley Gibson joined Frost Valley in April 2019 as our School Programs and Teambuilding Coordinator. She has since taken on more responsibility and transitioned to the Education, Family and Group Program Coordinator. She has played a huge role in the success of Frost Valley’s programs over the past several months as well as planning for the future. Her peers describe her as easy to work with.  She loves the community among the staff and visitors of Frost Valley, and hopes that everyone who comes here finds some of the magic of connecting in the outdoors. Congratulations on winning Employee of the Month!

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Morgan Theze, alumnus and former Camp Director is hosting the first ever Virtual Hike for Frost Valley on Earth Day – April 22nd, 2021! The money raised through the Virtual Hike will be used to create excitement for Frost Valley’s new village names (which are named after different Catskill Mountains) and to provide campers with additional experiential learning opportunities for summer 2021 that will give them a deeper historical understanding of the colonized land and people of this region. These are not just new village names; they create an opportunity to start a dialogue with campers that will foster a greater appreciation for the land each village is now named […]

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Erik joined Frost Valley as a Maintenance Technician in 2019. He is very dedicated to both his position and Frost Valley. He is inspired by our mission to help underserved children come to camp and the inclusive atmosphere. Erik has fond memories of snow tubing at Frost Valley with friends when he was attending school growing up. He does all he can to make sure every job gets done efficiently and is always willing to lend a hand, even with tasks outside of his regular responsibilities. In recent months, Erik has stepped up to help with meals for guests and has also come to the aid of our Equestrian Staff, helping […]

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As we draw closer to summer, more and more programs are filling up. We have limited availability remaining for Adventure Village, Mustang Village, Horse Trails, Wittenberg Mountain Village, Slide Mountain Village, Graham Mountain Village, some of our Adventure Trips, and Adventure Survival Camp. View Our March Availability Report for details on availability by program and session. If your preferred program is already full, we recommend you add your child’s name to a waitlist and we will be using that list when spots become available. We encourage interested families to register online, call 845-985-2291 ext. 203 or email campregistration@frostvalley.org right away to reserve your child’s spot.   

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Good Afternoon,  I wanted to respond to the article that came out this morning in the New York Times regarding three YMCA camps operating under the YMCA of Greater New York shutting down. While we were deeply saddened to hear about the closing of Camps Talcott, McAlister, and Greenkill, we want to reassure you that Frost Valley YMCA will remain OPEN. Frost Valley YMCA is independently owned and operated therefore the closing of these camps do not affect our ability to operate summer camp this year (as we are still planning to do) nor any of our family weekends or other programming. I had been working diligently with the staff […]

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