Last night at the Pac/Windsong Challenge Night groups of campers and staff did improv skits based on four of our previous summertime two-word themes. Each actor picked a t-shirt bearing an annual theme and then had to embody a character that befit that theme! The results were hilarious. Here is a photo of one such group just before their performance. The themes were “Stand Up,” “Be Present,” “Make Ripples,” and “Shine On.” And I suppose you could call these items “vintage” t-shirts. It’s nice to see them all together. And of course there are more. This summer’s theme is “Make Time.”

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In August 2019, the YMCA will celebrate 175 years of positively impacting society with a global youth gathering in London – the birthplace of the Y! Hosted by YMCA Europe in partnership with YMCA England, the World Alliance of YMCAs and YMCA of the USA, YMCA175 will bring together more than 5,000 young leaders (ages 16-35) from Ys around the world to connect with one another, to build relationships and strengthen cross-cultural understanding, celebrate 175 years of the YMCA’s impact on youth and communities around the world, and create solutions to address the pressing social issues affecting youth. Frost Valley is excited to be sending five of our CiTs, along […]

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Chloe Bland is a Frost Valley Camper Parent and a Psychology Professor for the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ. who wrote a case study called “Frost Valley YMCA: A Case Study in the Structural Alteration of the Opportunity Gap.”  Her story appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of Frost Valley Life. The thoughts and opinions expressed in this case study belong solely to Chloe Bland. Read the full case study here.

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