News and Events

November 4, 2019
Through your experiences with Y Guides, you have seen first-hand how this program builds confidence, character and skill development, not only in children, but in dads too. Y Guides BUILDS PEOPLE. But it's not just Y Guides that builds people. Every day, the YMCA of the Triangle Association is... read more
October 24, 2019
Hey Pals & Friends. GongaBear here! If I haven't met you yet, I'm really looking forward to meeting you soon. This season, I've had the opportunity to attend my very first Fall Outing at Camp Kanata and I've had a blast! I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you about a moment from earlier... read more
October 4, 2019
The YMCA of the Triangle is committed to improving community health, developing community leaders and supporting achievement for all. But we can't do it alone. There are a number of constituents in our community who need a financial boost in order to participate in YMCA programming. That's where... read more
August 13, 2019
As you make your back-to-school plans, put Y Guides on your list!  This father-child program begins in September, with more than 1,000 brand new Y Guides participants attending our First-Year Dads Trainings. But before we get to those trainings, there’s a lot for first-year dads to accomplish;... read more
June 25, 2019
Summer has officially started and that means it's time to start planning for a new season of Y Guides! Whether you're a rising first-year in the process of joining a new tribe or you're a rising second- or third-year making plans for the invitation to your next tribe meeting, there's a lot to look... read more
June 3, 2019
New Friends,My name is Max Gongaware and I could not be more excited to join the Y Guides team as "GongaBear"! The Y has been a big part of my life since I was five years old. I grew up going to summer camp at Camp Kanata in Wake Forest. At Kanata, I learned independence, confidence, responsibility... read more