At Frost Valley YMCA, we believe that a happy camp experience begins with healthy fuel for the day! We set the standard for the campers to make good food choices by offering a menu directed towards a healthy diet. Our menu is designed to not only kick-start the day, but also keep the campers going for an active, fun and engaging camp experience! Below you will find the Main Summer Camp Cycle Menu for Week One and Week Two for Summer 2018. Summer Camp Week One Menu Summer Camp Week Two Menu

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Cucumbers belong to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin, and watermelon (the Cucurbitaceae family). Like watermelon, cucumbers are made up of mostly water- 95 percent! However, there’s reason to eat cucumbers all year long. With vitamin K, B vitamins, copper, potassium, vitamin C, and manganese, cucumbers can help you to avoid nutrient deficiencies that are widespread among those eating a typical American diet. Plus, cucumbers contain unique polyphenols and other compounds that may help reduce your risk of chronic diseases and much, much more. Frost Valley has produced over 149 pounds of cucumber this year at the educational farm.  All of which is used in the meals served in the Thomas […]

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Sweet and portable, cherry tomatoes add more than color to your dinner salad. Although technically a fruit, nutritionally cherry tomatoes more closely resemble a vegetable. That means they’re low in calories and rich in a number of nutrients that are good for your health. Ten cherry tomatoes have almost as much potassium as a medium banana with 400 milligrams. Eating more potassium-rich foods may help lower your blood pressure. A high intakes of potassium increases your body’s ability to excrete sodium, helping to improve fluid balance and lessen pressure on your arteries. Adults need 4,700 milligrams of potassium a day, and eating cherry tomatoes can help you meet almost 10 […]

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