The sun is shining at Frost Valley and the heat is on! So what does that mean for us? HYDRATION! We are ensuring round-the-clock that all our campers and staff are continuously drinking water. Every camper has received a green Frost Valley Nalgene water bottle to help support staying fully hydrated throughout these hot summer days!   Waterfront was a key to today staying nice and cool, as well as sunscreen being out BEST friend!  Our counselors also planned indoor activities to allow campers the chance to still have fun and get the shade they need. Some of these activities include arts and crafts, indoor team-building, and more! Camp is […]

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As a hub for environmental education and stewardship, Frost Valley YMCA is honored with the incredible responsibility of maintaining the picturesque beauty of the Catskill Mountains. Now in it’s 13th year, Frost Valley’s annual litter cleanup demonstrates its commitment to the environment and the local community. On May 1, 2018, over 30 Frost Valley staff members rolled up their sleeves to collect 50 bags of trash along 14 miles of Frost Valley Road in addition to the fields, forests, and waterfronts on its main camp. The annual clean up effort was initiated by Frost Valley CEO, Jerry Huncosky, in 2006 as a way of giving back to the community and […]

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After the death of their father Frank Ketcham, the Ketcham sons and daughters got together and built a chapel next to Reflection Pond in his memory. Anyone coming to Frost Valley, whether for the first or 100th time, should stop here for the peace and quiet. The very design of this wooden dwelling among the pines conveys the idea the Ketchams had: a site of thoughtfulness and meditation.

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