Day campers enrolled in Mini Monet, Frost Valley YMCA’s brand new specialty day camp, recently had the unique and exciting opportunity to learn about art from renowned artist Alexander Kaletski. Mini Monet is designed to foster children’s natural love of art by encouraging them to express themselves through various mediums. Campers enrolled in Mini Monet learned how to create watercolors, nature collages, pottery, and acrylic paintings, but the most exciting lessons came from Alexander Kaletski. “Frost Valley was thrilled that Alexander Kaletski was able to teach the children about painting and collaging. It was a great experience for them to learn from a successful artist,” said Jessie Emmons, Community Programs […]

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During the hot summer months, Frost Valley YMCA is prepared to keep its campers cool and hydrated. The year-round camp and retreat center offers tips to help keep your children cool while playing outside this summer. 1.Keep Clothing Light – Wearing lightweight, breathable fabrics like cotton help keep children cooler. It’s also helpful to wear lighter color clothing like white, pastel pink, and pastel yellow, which absorb less heat. 2. Keep Hydrated – When the temperature heats up, children lose more fluids through perspiration. Drinking plenty of water is essential during the day, especially during the peak hours of 10 am – 4 pm when the sun is at its […]

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Day Camp has just begun and already the campers are having a fantastic time singing songs, swimming in Lake Cole, making tasty, nutritious snacks in the teaching kitchen, playing games, going for hikes, and making new friends. There are still plenty of exciting sessions open for anyone looking to enroll their child in an enriching summer camp program. As of June 27th, the programs listed below are filling fast so we recommend that parents register online right away or call 845-985-2291 to secure their child’s spot. Check out our day camp brochure for a full list of available programs. Filling Fast: Hoofbeats Session 1 – 1 spot remaining Hoof-Beats Session […]

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