Marina Esteve-Wagstaff came to Frost Valley in 2018. As the Community Programs Director, she coordinates and organizes a wide range of programs that help children spend time outside and unplugged. Marina is described as enthusiastic, hard-working, well organized, and a rock star! She was able to seamlessly pull together and run a very successful Day Camp program this summer despite the current circumstances. She brought the joy of camp to so many people during a very difficult time. Congratulations on winning Employee of the Month!

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With all that’s going on in the world and the amount of stress families are under right now, the thought of children having nowhere to spend their summer running and playing in the great outdoors was just heartbreaking, which is why we wanted to find a way to provide Day Camp in some capacity.   After having carefully considered and planned for safety protocols in accordance with CDC and state guidelines regarding Covid-19, Frost Valley has decided to offer a limited-run Summer Day Camp for children ages 5-12 beginning August 3, 2020. Registration opens Monday, June 29th.  The number of campers will be limited to 38 to allow for programming in small […]

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As you may have heard, Frost Valley YMCA has made the decision to cancel summer camp programs for 2020. You can read more about the details of that decision in this letter from our CEO. When talking to your child about this or any difficult news, first remember that you know your child best. Try to digest the news yourself before talking to your camper. Below are some tips that can help guide you: Acknowledge their feelings. Expect a range of emotions, including disappointment, anger, sadness, or even grief. Most us, including our children, have experienced a lot of cancelled plans, and adding yet another disappointment to the list may […]

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