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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Howdy Everyone! Hope you are all having a lovely day. It is raining here at Frost Valley but that doesn’t stop our fun! The kids have just got back from a wetter than usual waterfront and again had a great time, swimming, building sand castles and having water fights. For their activity yesterday Mustango played sock rugby, which is a take on flag rugby but with socks and not as much contact. Our other Durango counselor Hamish plays Rugby at home in the UK so he loved teaching them all and seeing them really get the hang of it!  Last night Mustang did Disco Yoga which they thought was the […]

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Howdy Everyone! Apologies for the delay in an update but as I am sure you can imagine, we have been pretty busy here at camp! The kids are all having the best time and are really bonding with their horses!  Waterfront has been a highlight every day so far, the weather has been great and despite the lake water getting shallower, the kids have not stopped having a great time. They particularly love the new floaties that the lifeguards have provided. There is a giant unicorn, lobster and chicken that have been the focus of many floaty/splashing wars! On that note, Night swim last week was the ‘BEST EVENING EVER’ […]

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