Danielle Andruszkiewicz sits in the archives of Frost Valley, sorting through old photos, maps, and memories of time spent in the valley.  It allows her to reminisce of her time at Frost Valley and the impact it has made in her life.  She began coming to Frost Valley in 1973 when she was 13 years old and called it her summer home for years, doing everything from being a counselor to a nurse’s aid. After years at Frost Valley, Danielle attended Springfield College and returned to camp in the summers as the Wellness Director, working with Frost Valley legend, Joy White. Upon graduation from college she moved on to be […]

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Chances are, if you’re reading this, camping is already special to you. You’ve probably been to Frost Valley or have had some sort of camping experience already yourself. What drew you to camping? Who took you on that first trip into the majesty of the wilderness? And why did you end up going back – again and again? One reason I wanted to start this history blog was to help foster a deeper connection to something one might take for granted today. In the future I look forward to posting about the amazingly rich history of Frost Valley (whose story begins with YMCA sponsored teen camping trips in the mid […]

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I’m very sorry to pass along the sad news that Bill Devlin has passed away. (A few summers ago, Bill and Eva were inducted into the Frost Valley Hall of Fame. Although they were unable to be on hand to hear speeches in their honor and receive the HoF plaque, they were very pleased by this recognition. At that time, a summary of their years at Frost Valley, and impact, was made available and here is a link to that: LINK.)

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