News and Events

March 13, 2018
Hello Fellow Y Guides!   My name is Lauren Coleman. I started the Y Guides Program 12 years ago as a princess with my Dad. My Dad and I joined the Longbow council volunteer group because we wanted to give back to a program that had given so much to us. Over the years I have picked up a few tips and... read more
February 20, 2018
Our Nation's Chief, Crawling Bear, has decided on his challenge to celebrate 50 Years of Y Guides and he is making sure it COUNTS!Dads, guides, and princesses are challenged to focus on strong character throughout the year. Strong character is shown by doing something for others when you know that... read more
September 25, 2017
As you prepare for an amazing year with Y Guides, here are a few insider tips to help get your tribe started. Before the first meeting with your guides and princesses, make sure to schedule a Dads only meeting. At this meeting we recommend planning out the whole year with the dads in your tribe,... read more
August 23, 2017
Hey everybody, My name is Chas “Swift Arrow” Sharp and I am stoked to be joining the Y Guides team.  You might remember me from Spring Outings down at Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer the past few years where I worked for Camp.  I am no stranger to the YMCA or Y Guides, having participated in Y... read more
July 27, 2017
Second and third year dads, we hope you are enjoying the summer. We are gearing up for another amazing year with Y Guides!Please note that your program fees are due on Friday, August 25 for the upcoming program year to avoid additional fees. Click here to log in to your YMCA of the Triangle account... read more
May 9, 2017
Hey All! My name is Caitlin “Spotted Turtle” Herrion and I am originally from Massachusetts. I moved down the east coast growing up. I graduated from J.H. Rose High School in Greenville, NC and then received a degree in Elementary Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After... read more