While the challenges of this year may have been dissuading and discouraging at times, we are further inspired by the unwavering dedication of the camping community to join in solidarity today to reaffirm a simple, beautiful, powerful message: Black Lives Matter. From these words, a seed of change is planted for vital and urgent action. On June 4th, 2020, Frost Valley YMCA planted that seed, and made these commitments: …“to foster discussions among our campers about equity, diversity, inclusion, and racism,” …“to share resources to educate ourselves and our community about antiracism and    augment voices that for too long have been silenced by racism,” …“to pursue new partnerships that promote […]

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The following is a press release distributed to the media on October 14, 2020: Acknowledging the many challenges and concerns families have about the school year as well as the high percentage of children in the surrounding rural communities without high-speed internet access, Frost Valley YMCA is embracing an opportunity to serve children in a new way. As a leader in youth development for over 135 years, Frost Valley YMCA is especially well equipped to address these obstacles, given its more than 5,000-acre property that allows for social distancing, its professional staff who are experienced in youth development, and a mission to serve all. During a time when so much […]

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A message from our alumnus and trustee, Bill Baker… Because we recognize what makes Frost Valley unique, alums are stepping up with creative solutions to aid in the rescue of our beloved camp. Only with our help and the help of other stakeholders will Frost Valley survive the financial fallout from this pandemic. Every alum knows what makes Frost Valley so special – the values-based programs, transformational experiences, and the incredible people who make up our community of campers, guests, students, and staff. What some alums may not know is that the fallout from the current public health crisis is placing unprecedented financial pressure on Frost Valley. Because most revenue […]

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