Camper Testimony – Zeke

Camper Testimony – Zeke

Name & Age – Zeke, 16How many years have you been coming to Camp Wood YMCA? – 9 yearsWhose idea was it for you to come to camp the first time? – I came with a friend of mine because we wanted to do skate camp together.Describe what you remember from...
How To Talk To Your Child About Their Camp Experience

How To Talk To Your Child About Their Camp Experience

You’ve wondered, worried and waited all week to hear about your child’s stay at camp.  The anticipation to hear stories about friends they’ve made, activities they’ve done and experiences they’ve had is unbearable. It’s Saturday morning, their bags are back in...
Camp Creates Careers

Camp Creates Careers

It’s graduation season! It’s an exciting time for many college seniors but it can also be a time of stress and anxiety.  As lifelong students, these young adults find themselves having to navigate their futures through the “real...
Who Are Camp Wood YMCA Alumni?

Who Are Camp Wood YMCA Alumni?

At Camp Wood YMCA we often refer to alumni, whether it’s regarding reunions, work days or celebrations.  But what do we mean by alumni? Webster’s Dictionary defines an alumnus as a former member, employee or contributor. At Camp Wood YMCA, however, alumni mean so...
Uniquely Beautiful by: BJ Murray

Uniquely Beautiful by: BJ Murray

I have been lucky enough to work in the camping profession for almost 20 years.  Within those two decades, I have seen well over 50 camps from New York to Colorado. You could say it’s kind of a hobby of mine. And while most camps are set in beautiful places and...