Jessie Emmons came to Frost Valley in April 2018. She is drawn to working with kids at camp, specifically with a focus on diversity and inclusion. As Director of Youth Development and Innovation, she helps to create safe spaces for our staff to learn and grow so that they can provide those spaces for our campers and guests. She believes that people, specifically kids, need a place in the world where they can truly embrace themselves and be celebrated for who they are. She is described by her peers as positive, empathetic, caring, a great team-leader, inspiring, and jumps at the chance to help. Frost Valley is a better place […]

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This is the time when Overnight Camp would have been in session 4, but unfortunately camp is quiet without the sounds of summer campers laughing as they greet friends and counselors and check into their lodgings. We know your camper is missing this experience as much as we miss them, and we can’t wait to welcome back all of our campers in 2021!   But in the meantime, we have an idea…   We would love to hear from our Overnight Campers through short videos answering one or more of the following questions:   What is your favorite camp memory?  Tell us about a friend you met at camp and […]

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The Frost Valley Educational Farm is usually home to our farm campers this time of year, but due to the pandemic, all of our overnight camp programs have been cancelled. However, that doesn’t stop our crops from growing and our farmers from farming – safely of course! Throughout the summer we have been donating much of our bounty to the United Methodist Food Pantry in Ellenville, NY and recently, we were able to participate in another way to serve our community. This past Monday, July 27, we embarked on a new endeavor to get our produce into the kitchens of our community members. Frost Valley participated in the Sullivan Fresh […]

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