Fairview Lake YMCA Camps, a branch of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, will operate the weekday sleep-away camp Campus Kids in Blairstown beginning with the 2020 summer camp season.
Families can explore sleepaway and day camp options available during the summer for children ages 6 to 16.
The holidays are a great opportunity to start encouraging children to appreciate what they have in their own lives.
For the ninth straight year, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, which includes Fairview Lake YMCA Camps, has received the top rating from the largest charity evaluator in the U.S. for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
The YMCA offers the following tips to help children of military families cope while loved ones serve overseas.
Fairview Lake YMCA Camps’ unique location provides for easy access to two national destinations for outdoor recreation: the Delaware Water Gap and the Appalachian Trail. It also allows for campers to learn about the natural world by experiencing its beauty, and its challenges.
Here are some easy ways to involve Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math in everyday activities and interactions.
The change in temperatures and fewer hours of sunlight that come with the colder months can make it difficult to maintain routines of getting outside and exercising.
To Fairview Lake YMCA Camps’ newest executive director, Marc Koch, working at camp is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle.
A lunch that is both filling and nutritious can also cut down on after-school snacking. Additionally, healthy eating habits can help prevent childhood obesity, and provide kids with the nutrients they need for their growth and development.
More than 170 golfers will play in the annual outing, which raises money to help underserved children attend camp, child care and other YMCA programs.
The YMCA’s Financial Assistance program helps individuals and families who want to participate in the Y’s programs and services, but have extenuating circumstances, such as caring for a parent, loss of a job, or medical bills.