Frost Valley YMCA is excited to introduce Jessie Emmons as the new Community Programs Director. Jessie will oversee all of Frost Valley’s Day Camp programs, free community events, and after-school childcare at Tri-Valley Elementary School. 

Jessie has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and has been working with youth for 13 years. She has extensive experience in running both overnight and day camps, as well as before and after school programs for YMCA of Michiana.

Born and raised in South Bend, Indiana, her love for the Y began when she was just six years old as a second-generation camper at YMCA Camp Eberhart in Three Rivers, Michigan. At 17 she joined the staff, spending six full summers at camp and three years working in Outdoor Education.

After graduating college, Jessie transitioned to the South Bend branch and began overseeing after-school and day camp programming full-time. Within four years, she was overseeing all youth development programs and had expanded their Day Camp program from one site to four.

“We are thrilled to add Jessie to our team of staff members,” said Jerry Huncosky, Chief Executive Officer of Frost Valley YMCA. “Her leadership, professional experience, and positive attitude are sure to enhance the experience of the children in our day camp, after-school programs, and community events,” he explained.

Local families and members are invited to come meet Jessie in person and learn all about the programs available at Frost Valley YMCA. Join us for a free Meet and Greet on Tuesday, May 8th from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Daniel Pierce Library in Grahamsville. We look forward to seeing you there!

Read more about Frost Valley’s Day Camp programs or or call 845-985-2291 for more information.

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Frost Valley YMCA is a 5,500-acre, year-round camp - There's something for everyone here in the Valley. From group and family retreats to sleepaway camps to horse camps to teambuilding, we've got you covered. School groups love taking a three-night field trip to explore the natural world and learn about the environment and their classmates. Family weekends are the perfect getaway for the young and the young at heart. Teambuilding retreats afford corporate, collegiate, religious, and other groups the opportunity to challenge themselves and effectively work toward common goals. In the summertime we're where kids and teens gain independence, explore the world, and make lifelong friends through various camps such as traditional sleepaway camp, farm camp, horse camp, adventure trips, Bear Grylls Survival camp, and day camp. Call (845)985-2291 or email info@frostvalley.org to learn more today!

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