Every day at Frost Valley campers are given the opportunity to explore different sides of themselves with a variety of programs. This afternoon in Arts and Crafts, Lakota Village got their creative juices flowing with an array of activities. Some tried their hand at making candles, while others twisted their t-shirts into unique patterns for tie-dye or made friendship bracelets to share with each other.

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Over on Hayden Soccer Field, Outpost played an exciting game of “Crusades.” Half of the village hid behind barricades, launching dodge balls to protect the holy artefact, while the other team bobbed and weaved towards the treasure with nothing but a frisbee shield to deflect the flying objects. As the game progressed, so did each group’s teamwork and strategy.

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Ashley Loftus

Ashley is in her third year working at Frost Valley YMCA. Hailing from Co.Waterford in Ireland, Ashley is on an 18 month training visa, working as the Assistant Wawayanda Director in Summer and as a Program Instructor year round. Her background is in digital media with a degree in Digital Media and Communications from the University of Wolverhampton. Ashley found herself working for theater companies and after school programs for youth's and sought some new experiences here in the States that would fulfill her passion for working with young people and in the outdoors.

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