News and Events

September 25, 2023
Y Guides Pals and Friends,The Y Guides community has had the honor and privilege of being led by the one and only Caitlin Herrion, more fondly known as Spotted Turtle, for the past six and a half years. We are excited to share that Caitlin has accepted a new role with the YMCA of the Triangle as... read more
July 13, 2023
JOIN A CREWAre you ready to have some fun and connect with your child? Now is the time! You will spend the next three years in the program with a Crew; a group of dads with kids of the same age and gender. We have found the optimal number for a crew is between 6-10 pairs. Many crews are formed with... read more
April 6, 2023
Looking for somewhere fun (or delicious?) to stop on your way to camp? Enjoy some Y Guides favorites! Email us at to add your favorite spots to this list.GoldsboroWilber's Barbeque, 4172 US-70, Goldsboro, NC 27534 - "Wilber’s Barbecue in Goldsboro for lunch. Get the gravy... read more
March 7, 2023
Hello I am AB,I am originally from Washington D.C. where I spent my summers as a Y kid attending the Anthony Bowen Y until I moved to the North Raleigh area in my teenage years. I attended Wake Tech where I studied to be a dental hygienist and realized that it was not for me and I wanted to... read more
March 7, 2023
Our 2023 Captain’s Challenge encourages dads and kids to “Choose your own Adventure” through the Y Guides program and beyond. By spending intentional time together, Big Guides and Little Guides can share an exciting adventure and  build on strong relationships, service to our community, and... read more
February 3, 2023
The Y Guides Advisory Board is in the process of recruiting new board members to join the Advisory Board starting in the 2023-24 program year. The Y Guides Advisory Board serves to support the Y Guides program in leadership, philanthropy and relationship building. Advisory Board members serve as... read more