News and Events

January 2, 2020
Chief Big Minnehaha invites you to join him in the 2020 Chief’s Challenge: “Finding True North.” True North is used by explorers and mariners to navigate over long distances. A compass points to “magnetic north,” which is different than True North because magnetic north is the result of magnetic... read more
December 6, 2019
Pals and Friends,We wanted to share some exciting – but bittersweet – news with you: Our friend Kate “Dancing Penguin” Gross has started a new adventure with the YMCA of the Triangle. Kate is now our YMCA’s Senior Director of Association Teen Programs. In this role, she will give leadership to... read more
November 25, 2019
Pals & Friends,We did it! On Thursday night, Nov. 21, Y Guides - along with the rest of the Association's Program Branch, which includes Youth and Government, YOTA Swim Team, Lightner Y Achievers, Super Skippers, and Academic Support Programs - celebrated the conclusion of our Annual "We Build... read more
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