News and Events

September 17, 2020
Thank you to everybody who was able to join us on Tuesday night, Sept. 15 for our First-Year Dads Meeting. We are so excited to welcome a new class of first-years to the Y Guides program. We know it will be an impactful experience for you and your children that will allow you to strengthen your... read more
August 12, 2020
Change is never easy, but it is necessary.Nearly 100 years ago, Harold Keltner (a YMCA Director in St. Louis) and Joe Friday (an Ojibwa Indian) sat by a campfire and engaged in deep conversation. They reflected carefully on the events of history and their effect on the integrity of the family and... read more
July 10, 2020
We are so excited to begin what will be Y Guides' busiest Fall Season yet! In just a few short weeks, we will begin welcoming Trailblazers to Camp Rockmont and first-, second-, and third-years to Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer for our "fall edition" of Spring Outing. Fall Outing at Camp Kanata... read more
June 4, 2020
Summer is here! That means it’s time to begin preparing for the 2020-2021 program year. The spring and summer of 2020 have been challenging for us all. As we navigate a new normal, we believe that the Y Guides program is more important now than ever before. Dads and kids must be there for one... read more
May 1, 2020
The fun doesn't have to stop after your third year of Y Guides. Join us for our Fourth-Year Interest Meeting on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.! During this virtual meeting, you will learn more about the Trailblazers program, volunteering with the Long Bow Council and special events that are just for... read more
April 6, 2020
Last updated on Friday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m.Y Guides Families,Thank you for the outpouring of support you’ve given us as our YMCA and our community continue to navigate the COVID-19 outbreak. News, updates, recommendations and information are ever-changing, and our Y is working as quickly as possible... read more