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RISE & THRIVE THIS SUMMER FROST VALLEY YMCA

SUMMER CAMPS & ADVENTURE TRIPS


RISE AND THRIVE THIS SUMMER! Although summer camp might last up to eight weeks, at Frost Valley we create moments and experiences that last a lifetime. While here in the picturesque and serene Catskill Mountains, Frost Valley campers have an opportunity often overlooked in our increasingly busy lives – an opportunity to lay the foundation for a fulfilling, successful life. With studying and homework on hold, campers have a chance to focus on building the facets of character that will carry them not only through the next school year but through life. Numerous camp offerings allow families to select from a broad range of programs that appeal to each camper’s interests and needs. From traditional overnight camp, to horseback riding and farm camps, to survival and adventure programs, there’s truly something for everyone here. All of the programs within these pages are rich with summer camp traditions and activities – such as s’mores around the campfire, hiking, archery, boating, and more – but everything we do is guided by our signature core values: caring, community, diversity, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, responsibility, and stewardship. The most cherished aspect of Frost Valley summer camp is our commitment to ensuring that an engaging, growth-filled summer is available for all. Campers become bunkmates with new friends of varying backgrounds, abilities, and beliefs. They are guided by counselors and role models from all over the world and of all fields of expertise to help campers create a welcoming, lively community. Thanks to programs that focus on inclusiveness paired with our commitment to celebrating everyone’s unique differences, we hear one phrase over and over again: “At Frost Valley, I can finally be myself.” We believe all children deserve a place where they can safely unlock their potential, surrounded by a community that embraces them for who they are. That sense of belonging is crucial to building confidence and self-awareness, which is why a summer at Frost Valley is a summer that lasts a lifetime.

We encourage you to register today – sessions are already filling! Our friendly, knowledgeable staff members are standing by to answer your questions!

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 3

Overview

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Traditional Overnight Camp

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Daily Schedule • All-Camp Events

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Camp Dates • How to Register

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Registration Form

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Participation Agreement

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Adventure Camps

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Horse Camps

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Farm Camp

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Other Programs

OUR MISSION: Frost Valley YMCA is a values-driven organization that fosters youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through outdoor educational and recreational programs for all.

OUR VALUES: In pursuit of this mission we strive to embody the following core values: caring, community, diversity, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, responsibility and stewardship.

HONESTY: Being true to yourself and others.

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SUMMER OVERNIGHT CAMP Imagine you’re here in the Catskills on a warm summer day. You hike up the trail toward the cool spray of High Falls. Later, you and your new friends start a game of gaga ball that you’ll be laughing about for the next week. Or maybe you, along with our experienced camp staff, choose to climb up the 40-foot Y Tower, soar down the zipline, join a choreographed dance routine or go for a horseback ride on the trails. By then you’ll want to cool off with a plunge in the refreshing waters of Lake Cole. Day turns to night and the air grows cooler, but the crackling campfire keeps you and your cabin-mates warm. You’re making s’mores and telling stories beneath a blanket of stars. New friends feel as comfortable as family. Counselors lead the singalong. The summer seems perfectly endless. The night does, too. And soon dawn breaks. There are pancakes in the dining hall, the sleepy, smiling faces of all your friends, and you get to enjoy another day in the Valley all over again!

CAMP FOR ALL Every child deserves the opportunity to have the summer of a lifetime. Enrolling in a Frost Valley camp program opens a world of opportunities in leadership, skill building, and appreciation for the natural world. With the generous support of our donor community, nearly 600 children received the gift of Frost Valley Summer Camp in 2019. We believe the cost of summer camp should not be a burden on any family. For this reason, we offer the following options to make camp more affordable: •

As a non-profit, all programs are offered at cost

Tiered Pricing is available if the cost of camp is just out of reach (see page 12)

Scholarships are available! To apply, visit: www.frostvalley.org/for-all

If you have any questions or concerns about cost, please contact the registrars’ office at 845-985-2291 x203 or email campregistration@frostvalley.org

FROST VALLEY STAFF Frost Valley YMCA is dedicated to hiring only the most qualified and experienced counselors to care for our campers. Many have been with us since they were young, journeying from camper to counselor in training (CiT) to counselor. They know our history, culture, traditions, and terrain as if they have Frost Valley in their DNA. Others come to us from over a dozen countries around the world. Before being hired, all Frost Valley YMCA staff over 18, including our counselors, are given background and criminal history checks. Counselors undergo extensive training in our policies and procedures, which stress health and safety. For more about our staff, see page 9.

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MOMENTS LIKE THESE...

... LAST A LIFETIME! CARING: We go beyond ourselves to do what we can for all.

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TRADITIONAL OVERNIGHT CAMP

CAMP WAWAYANDA (GRADES 2-7)

Many young campers spend their first nights away from home in Camp Wawayanda, where they discover a cabin full of new friends waiting to meet them and form lifelong bonds. Our staff are specially trained to care for and address the needs of young children, especially in the areas of homesickness and developing new social skills. Children grow alongside one another and discover that differences can be celebrated and triumphs are often shared. Camp Wawayanda is a traditional overnight camp where, during two-week sessions, children build independence while choosing from a wide range of activities based on age, interest, and ability. Campers gain confidence, new skills, and good friends as they climb the Y-tower, hike to High Falls, canoe across Lake Cole, and learn from role models from around the world.

“Our twins had a wonderful time at Frost Valley! It was their first sleepaway camp experience and proved to be transformational for them both.� - Camper Parent

Campers live in villages according to age and gender. For more information about Camp Wawayanda, please email campdirector@frostvalley.org or call (845) 985-2291 ext. 271.

WAWAYANDA VILLAGES POKEY/TOTEM

(girls/boys, grades 2-4)

SUSKY/FOREST

(girls/boys, grades 5-6)

LAKOTA/OUTPOST (girls/boys, grade 6-7)

AVAILABLE SESSIONS 1: JUNE 28 - JULY 10 2: JULY 12 - 24 3: JULY 26 - AUG 7 4: AUG 9 - 21

Every day is filled with growth!

Check out the Schedule & Activities listed on page 7.

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Home away from home!

Sleep in a cabin or lodge with 8-9 campers & 2 staff.

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Build Confidence!

Campers develop confidence while swimming in Lake Cole.

Make new friends!

Get ready to make memories and friendships to last a lifetime.


TRADITIONAL OVERNIGHT CAMP

CAMP HENRY HIRD (GRADES 8-10)

At Camp Henry Hird, teens come together for two weeks at a time to enjoy a wide range of camp offerings, including extended overnight camping trips on the trail, and adventure courses like the Giant’s Ladder and Leap of Faith. These experiences may seem like pure fun and excitement (and they are!) but our staff design each activity to promote lifelong traits of character, such as leadership skills, conflict resolution and problem solving skills as well as an attitude of embracing diversity and inclusion. On a daily basis, we witness the transformation from camper to young leader, as teens exceed their own expectations and become confident, socially responsible stewards of the natural world.

“Our experience as parents has been excellent. We couldn’t be happier with Frost Valley!” - Camper Parent

Campers are placed in villages according to age and gender. For more information about Camp Henry Hird, please email campdirector@frostvalley.org or call (845) 985-2291 ext. 301.

HENRY HIRD VILLAGES SACKY/HEMLOCK (girls/boys, grade 8)

TACOMA/LENAPE (girls/boys, grade 9)

WINDSONG/PAC

(girls/boys, grade 10)

SUNBURST

(girls only, grade 10)

AVAILABLE SESSIONS 1: JUNE 28 - JULY 10 2: JULY 12 - 24 3: JULY 26 - AUG 7 4: AUG 9 - 21

Build skills and character! All Frost Valley activities are guided by our signature 8 core values.

Gain Confidence!

Teens reach new heights that build independence!

Unplug to make real connections! Campers thrive in our screen-free environment.

Join a Community!

Camp is a place where everyone belongs and experiences are shared!

COMMUNITY: We work together to create shared connections.

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SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

Schedule content will vary with village. Every camper enjoys an overnight camping experience on the trail. Cabin cleanup is complete before campers begin daily activities.

7:45 am for Wawayanda 8:30 am for Hird 9:30am

FLAG RAISING & BREAKFAST A great time for announcements, recognitions, and skits.

SPORTS & GAMES

Basketball, soccer, dodgeball, geronimo, capture the flag, USB, gaga ball, and more!

WATERFRONT

10:40am 11:50 am for Wawayanda 12:50 pm for Hird 2:00pm

Our staff lead this instructional and recreational program on our own Lake Cole, under supervision of certified lifeguards. We offer canoeing as well as rowing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, and a ton of water sports!

LUNCH & REST HOUR FEELING GOOD

Activities for campers vary by age and include arts & crafts, hikes, gardening, yoga, etc.

SPECIALTIES

3:10pm 5:30 pm for Wawayanda 6:30 pm for Hird 7:30pm 9:30 pm for Wawayanda 10:00 pm for Hird 7

Experienced instructors teach these popular skill building sessions. Wawayanda campers choose two 4-day long specialties. Henry Hird campers choose one 8-day specialty. Choices vary and may include a variety of sports, theatre, music, cooking, gardening, nature, arts, high ropes and adventure courses, and hiking.

DINNER EVENING PROGRAMS

Campfires, overnights, hayrides, and dances are just a few things campers enjoy.

REFLECTION! GOODNIGHT! LIGHTS OUT! Gather together as a cabin group to reflect and get excited for the next day.

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“Frost Valley has changed my life and now my children’s. We shall be forever grateful and hold our hearts and souls over Lake Cole and Big Tree on misty mornings and dark cold nights.” - Cherished Alumnus


ALL-CAMP EVENTS

SMALL WORLD FAIR (1ST SESSION) The Fourth of July begins, like all other days, with a flag raising ceremony. However, for our Independence Day celebration, the entire camp joins together around the flagpole to sing a rousing happy birthday to America. During the day, campers participate in activities to celebrate this patriotic day. Later, we invite our international summer staff to participate in a Small World Fair, where campers participate in sharing the history and traditions of a variety of cultures. The celebration culminates with an evening of fireworks over Lake Cole.

OLYMPIX (2ND SESSION) Every summer, the Olympix spirit sweeps through camp when Frost Valley hosts our annual Olympix championship. Competing countries vary from year to year and are represented by groups of campers. The opening ceremony commences the night before with dances, skits, and songs representing the cultural traditions of each country. Team unity and pride are on full display, but it’s the spirit of Frost Valley that rises strong. Let the games begin!

CARNIVALLEY (3RD SESSION) CarniValley is our Session 3 all-camp activity, the greatest carnival to ever take place at Frost Valley! At CarniValley, records will be set that will go down in camp history in our Frost Valley Book of World Records! The competition is always friendly and a wide range of carnival games will be enjoyed by all. Campers can earn tickets on behalf of their village. The village with the most tickets at the end will receive a special prize!

HIRDSTOCK (4TH SESSION) Hirdstock, a camp-wide music festival inspired by the original Woodstock, takes place during the fourth session. Campers participate in arts and crafts, games, an air guitar competition, and other activities on Hirdstock Field. But the main attraction is always the music. Performances and musical acts by campers and counselors draw the positive vibes of all present.

DIVERSITY: We promote a culture of respect and value diversity.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHO SUPERVISES MY CHILD? Many of our summer staff members were campers who became CiTs and then counselors, so they know Frost Valley YMCA better than most. Others join us from around the world as international staff. Many return year after year, giving Frost Valley a family environment and a true sense of culture and tradition. Counselors undergo extensive training on our policies and procedures which stress health and safety first. In-depth background and criminal history checks are performed on all of our employees. We follow the American Camp Association standards by providing a 1 to 6 counselor to camper ratio. For younger campers, this ratio is often smaller. To ensure a welcoming and familiar community, roughly 70% of our staff return each summer.

WHAT IF MY CHILD WHERE WILL MY GETS SICK? CHILD SLEEP? The Guenther Family Wellness Center, located on camp, is staffed by registered nurses and emergency responders 24 hours a day. If your child gets sick, you will be notified immediately while your child receives the care they need. To learn more, email: ddauria@frostvalley.org

WHAT WILL MY CHILD EAT? Three hot, wholesome meals are served daily. Our dining hall offers a vast array of options from the typical kid fare to organic, gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options. Care is taken to meet the dietary needs of all of our campers. Fresh fruit is available for snacking all day long. Chartwells Educational Dining Service creates the menus, ensuring that each meal is nutritionally balanced. Candy and soda are not served nor sold in the Camp Store.

The majority of our campers reside in cabins and lodges, with some specialty programs - East Valley Ranch, Farm, and Adventure Camps - staying in yurts and tents. These arrangements all promise the opportunity for friendships to flourish naturally and with ease, while under the close supervision of counselors and village coordinators. We honor one mutual bunk request per camper.

IS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE? We offer bus transportation to and from camp in these neighborhoods: Brooklyn NY, Montclair NJ, and Manhattan! The cost is $80.00 per camper, one way. For more information, please contact us at campregistration@frostvalley.org.

IS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? Frost Valley YMCA’s Annual Giving Campaign raises money for “camperships” to provide a Frost Valley experience for nearly 600 children who would not otherwise be able to join us. For more information about our camperships and to start the application process, email: campregistration@frostvalley.org.

RENOWNED STAFF TRAINING! All Frost Valley camp staff, including returning staff, experience up to three weeks of rigorous training. Beyond First Aid and CPR, staff also receive training on child development, risk management, homesickness, and more. For example, in 2018 prominent parenting expert Dr. Deborah Gilboa (as seen on the Today Show) inspired our staff with a thought-provoking, informative talk on character development.

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CANCELLATION

POLICY:

• All cancellations must be received in writing • Full refund if canceled by March 31 • Full refund minus $250 deposit (per camper, per session) if canceled by June 1 • NO REFUNDS AFTER JUNE 1


CAMP DATES & HOW TO REGISTER

OPEN HOUSE DATES: FEB 9TH • MARCH 8TH • APRIL 19TH • MAY 17TH

SESSION DATES: 1 2 3 4

JUNE 28 - JULY 10 JULY 12 - 24 JULY 26 - AUG 7 AUG 9 - 21

HOLD-OVER DATES:

between sessions • $250 per camper

AA

JULY 10 - 12

BB

JULY 24 - 26

CC

AUG 7 - 9

4 WAYS TO REGISTER: 11. 22.

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Register Online at www.frostvalley.org/register Fill out the Registration Form in this brochure and send it to: Camp Registrar Frost Valley YMCA 2000 Frost Valley Road Claryville, NY 12725 Fax the Registration Form to: 845-985-7925 Email a scanned copy of the Registration Form to: campregistration@frostvalley.org

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2020 FROST VALLEY YMCA SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM * Please print legibly and complete ALL boxes on pages 11-13 YOUR CAMPER’S INFORMATION HERE Camper Information: Gender:_______________________________________________________ r Address and home phone are the same as Account Holder First Name:___________________________________________________________________________ Last Name:_____________________________________________________________________________________________ Email Address:____________________________________________________________________________________ How many years has camper attended camp at Frost Valley?_________________ *Please be sure that your email address is valid. You will receive all correspondence to this email. Add “campregistration@frostvalley.org” to your address book to ensure delivery. Your email is confidential information.

Street Address:______________________________________________________________________ City:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ State:__________________ Zip/Postal Code:__________________County______________________________ Country (if outside USA):_______________________________________________________________ Home Phone:________________________________________________Birth Date:_________________________ Age at time of camp:_________________________ Grade Entering Fall 2020:__________ Cabinmate request: (Limited to one request per child. Must be mutual and in same grade)__________________________________________________________________________________

YOUR INFORMATION HERE Account Holder/Parent/Guardian #1 Information: (all information, correspondence and invoices will be sent to the “Account Holder” name) First Name:__________________________________________________Last Name:_________________________________________________ Occupation:_____________________________________________________ Email Address:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ *Please be sure that your email address is valid. You will receive all correspondence to this email. Add “campregistration@frostvalley.org” to your address book to ensure delivery. Your email is confidential information.

Street Address:______________________________________________________________________ City:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ State:__________________ Zip/Postal Code:__________________Country (if outside USA):__________________________________________________________ County__________________________________ Home Phone:________________________________________________Work Phone:________________________________________________ Cell Phone:_______________________________________________________ Relationship to Camper: r Mother r Father r Guardian r Other:________________ __________ Custodial Parent? r Yes r No

Date Of Birth_____________________

Parent/Guardian #2/Non-Custodial Parent (Note: all information, correspondence and invoices will be sent to the “Account Holder” named above) Check this box if address and home phone are the same as Account Holder r First Name:__________________________________________________Last Name:_________________________________________________ Occupation:_____________________________________________________ Email Address:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ *Please be sure that your email address is valid. You will receive all correspondence to this email. Add “campregistration@frostvalley.org” to your address book to ensure delivery. Your email is confidential information.

Street Address:______________________________________________________________________ City:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ State:__________________ Zip/Postal Code:__________________Country (if outside USA):__________________________________________________________ County__________________________________ Home Phone:________________________________________________Work Phone:________________________________________________ Cell Phone:_______________________________________________________ Relationship to Camper: rMother rFather rGuardian rOther:___________________ Custodial Parent?

rYes rNo

Date Of Birth_______________________________

Non-Custodial Parent: rShould be contacted in case of emergency and has permission to pick up camper

Emergency Contacts and Authorized Pick Up Persons: (In addition to parents/guardians) *Use this area to list the individual(s) we may contact in an emergency and you authorize to pick up your camper from camp or bus location at the end of a session in the event that you are unable to do so. 1. Name:_____________________________________________________2. Name:____________________________________________________ 3. Name:_________________________________________________________ Relationship to Camper:__________________________________Relationship to Camper:_________________________________ Relationship to Camper: _____________________________________ Home Phone:________________________________________________Home Phone:_______________________________________________ Home Phone: ___________________________________________________ Cell/Work Phone:___________________________________________Cell/Work Phone:__________________________________________ Cell/Work Phone:_______________________________________________

How did you hear about Frost Valley? Please check one and use the line below to write the name/place if applicable. r Friend, Who?

r Alumni, Who?

r Internet, Where?

r Camp Fair, Where?

r School, Which?

r Brochure

r TV

r Another YMCA, Which?

r Magazine, Which? r Other

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Camper Name (First and Last):

4 Check box(es) of session(s) you would like to attend (white boxes indicate available sessions): 1 2 3 4 SESSIONS

4 Check the tuition level you are choosing: TUITION

Level A

Level B

Level C

Traditional Overnight Camp

Traditional Overnight Camp

r $2300

r $2100

r $1970

June 28-July 10

July 12-24

July 26-Aug 7

Aug 9-21

Adventure Village FULL*

Farm Camp Durango Village Mustang Village East Valley Ranch (Regular 2 week) East Valley Ranch (4 week sessions) Horse Trails (1 week sessions) separate pricing >

$1800

*Sessions marked “FULL” are wait-list only. Register for open sessions now to reserve your spot!

ADVENTURE TRIPS

separate pricing

Adirondack High Peaks (4 week trip)

$4270

Adirondack Hike & Climb

$2100

NEW! Adirondack Hike & Climb Young Women’s Leadership Experience

$2100

Adirondack Paddler

$2100

Adirondack Paddler Young Women’s Leadership Experience

$2100

Adirondack Trail Builders

$2100

Catskill Backpacker (1 week trip)

$1300

Catskill Farm Tour

$2190

Catskill Trail Builders

$2100

Long Trail Backpacker

$2100

Long Trail Backpacker Young Women’s Leadership Experience

$2100

Maine A.T. Adventure (4 week trip)

$4270

Maine Coast

$2290

Maine Trail Builders

$2290

NEW! Maine Trail Builders Young Women’s Leadership Experience

$2290

Rocks and Ropes (1 week trip)

$1450

Vermont Voyager

$2290

West Virginia White Water

$2390

White Mountains Hike and Climb

$2390

White Mountains Hike and Climb Young Women’s Leadership Experience

$2390

Adventure Village

r $2470

r $2270

r $2140

Farm Camp

r $2520

r $2320

r $2190

Durango Village

r $2740

r $2540

r $2410

Mustang Village

r $2740

r $2540

r $2410

East Valley Ranch (2 wk)

r $2785

r $2585

r $2455

East Valley Ranch (4 wk)

r $4810

r $4610

r $4500

WHY 3 TUITION FEES? Frost Valley serves families with different abilities to pay. Tuition A reflects the true cost of camp. Tuitions B & C have been created to help families that would like some financial assistance to send their child to summer camp. You choose the price – no extra paperwork needed! In the event that Tuition A, B, or C are out of your family’s budget, please contact us about financial aid. We believe every child should have a camp experience. Regardless of the tuition paid there is no difference in the camp experience for your child!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Our goal is to make Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp affordable for everyone through camperships. Visit FrostValley.org or email campregistration@frostvalley.org for more information.

ADVENTURE SURVIVAL CAMP separate pricing 1-Week Program for Ages 13-17

$1700

1-Week Program for Ages 11-13

$1700

USE THIS TO CALCULATE YOUR FEE Total price of camp session(s), and/or Adventure Trip(s) Holdover Weekend A: Jul 10-12 for sessions 1&2 $250 Holdover Weekend B: Jul 24-26 for sessions 2&3 $250 Holdover Weekend C: Aug 7-9 for sessions 3&4 $250 Camp Store $50 per session suggested. Adding money to your store account must be in addition to deposit. Laundry $15 for unlimited loads for campers staying 2 or more consecutive sessions TRANSPORTATION - please check appropriate box

Brooklyn Bus TO Camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

Brooklyn Bus FROM Camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

NYC Bus TO Camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

NYC Bus FROM Camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

Montclair Bus TO Camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

Account Number: _____________________________________________________________________________ Exp. Date: _____________/____________

Montclair Bus FROM Camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

Signature: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I will drive my child to camp

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

I will drive my child home

session: r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4

PAYMENT INFORMATION Enclosed please find: $250 Deposit per session x ________________________ sessions = $ __________________________________ PAYMENT METHOD: o Check Enclosed (Made payable to Frost Valley YMCA) Charge To: o Visa o MasterCard o Discover o American Express

o I, _____________________________________ , authorize Frost Valley YMCA to charge the outstanding balance on my family’s Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp invoice to the credit card listed above on March 31, 2020. *If registering after March 31, Frost Valley will charge the full amount due upon receipt of this registration to the credit card listed above.

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN FOR CAMPERSHIPS Frost Valley YMCA is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. 100% of your tax-deductible contribution goes directly to support our Annual Campaign for Camperships, which offers opportunities for all children to attend summer camp regardless of their ability to pay. Will you help us build a lifetime of values for campers this summer? o Yes, I/we would like to help send a child to camp. Gift amount: o $500 o $250 o $100 o $50 o Other: $ ______________________________________ Thank You!

Bus Fee: $80 each way $40 credit card fee per session (Optional) Campership Gift (Optional) SUBTOTAL Less $250 deposit per session BALANCE DUE MAR 31 , 2020

Find information on New York State charities by calling the Attorney General’s Office at 1-800-771-7755 or visit www.CharitiesNYS.com

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PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT & REFUND POLICY: PLEASE READ & SIGN THIS STATEMENT I hereby enroll my child in Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp. In signing this application, I certify that he/she is healthy and free of problems that could adversely affect his/her stay or that of other campers at Frost Valley YMCA. I agree to pay the balance of camp fees on or before March 31, 2020. I understand that reserved space may not be held past March 31, 2020 without full payment. I understand that on or after September 1, 2020 any outstanding balances are subject to a 1.5% monthly finance charge. REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: A full refund is available if canceled by March 31, 2020. A full refund less a $250 deposit (per session, per camper) is available if canceled from April 1 - June 1, 2020. No refunds if canceled after June 1, 2020. ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN WRITING. I grant permission for the applicant to participate in all planned camp activities. I hereby grant Frost Valley YMCA and its agents full authority to take whatever actions they deem necessary regarding my child’s health and safety, and I fully release Frost Valley YMCA from any liability in connection there within. In the event of an emergency, I understand that prudent attempts will be made to contact the undersigned immediately. I understand that I will be responsible for payment of all medical and medication bills. I understand that my child must comply with the camp’s rules and standards of conduct and that the organization may terminate my child’s participation in the camp program if he/she does not maintain these standards. Occasionally Frost Valley YMCA transports campers out of camp to participate in activities. Camp participants may be transported over to the East Valley of Frost Valley’s property and other areas within the Catskill region to enjoy programs. By signing below, I hereby give my permission for my child to be taken off site, supervised, and to take part in programs with the Frost Valley YMCA. If my child is registered for any of the Equestrian Camps, I understand that as with any sport there are inherent risks that can be minimized through preparation and training. Each rider will be required to wear protective attire. This includes long pants to protect the legs, socks, hard smooth-soled shoes with heels (preferably boots), and a properly fitted and secured helmet, provided by the camp. I understand the risks and release Frost Valley YMCA, and the directors, trustees, officers, volunteers and employees of Frost Valley YMCA, from all liability for damages or injuries resulting from all camp activities, negligence or defects in the preparation, instruction, or equipment involved in camp activities in or around Frost Valley YMCA. Frost Valley YMCA is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal articles. I authorize Frost Valley YMCA and the YMCA of the USA to own and have full right of disposition of any video film, footage, sound track recordings and photo reproductions of the camper named on this contract and/or his/her narrative account of his/ her experience within YMCA programming. Frost Valley YMCA shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of any video film, footage, sound track recordings and photo reproductions of the camper named on this contract and/or his/her narrative account of his/her experience for any purpose without compensation to him/her. I individually and corporately agree to hold harmless Frost Valley YMCA, its volunteers, agents, employees and officers irrespective of any negligent act or omission by Frost Valley YMCA and/or those individuals arising from or related in any way to this Frost Valley YMCA program. I acknowledge that the Courts of Ulster County, State of New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims, legal dispute or cause of action arising out of my child’s stay at Frost Valley YMCA. I hereby agree that if I commence any legal proceedings, they will be held only in Ulster County, State of New York, and I hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Ulster County, New York.

Signature of Parent or Guardian: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Print name of Parent or Guardian: ________________________________________________________________________________ Date: ___________________________ Camper Name(s): ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mail your completed form with deposit or full payment if after March 31, 2020 to: Camp Registrar, Frost Valley YMCA, 2000 Frost Valley Road, Claryville, NY 12725 If you have questions, call the Camp Registrar: 845-985-2291, ext. 203 or email: campregistration@frostvalley.org

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ADVENTURE CAMPS

ADVENTURE VILLAGE (GRADES 5-9)

Adventure Village is organized into two minivillages, Woodwise (Grades 5-7) and Sequoia (Grades 8 & 9), both with the same mission: to help campers become lifetime lovers of the outdoors! Combining the best of Overnight Camp and Adventure Trips, campers choose their adventure from activities like climbing, day-long hikes exploring trails and creek beds, orienteering, ropes courses, and outdoor skills. Campers in the village will also experience a four to five day mini trip to either the Adirondacks for canoeing and backpacking, the Catskills for backpacking, the Shawangunks for climbing, or a backpacking trip across our 5,500-acre camp.

“I wanted to extend our gratitude and appreciation for a great session for our children. They had the most amazing time and can’t wait to come back.” - Parent of Adventure Campers

Adventure Village’s homebase is tucked in the woods between two converging mountain creeks with a communal Mongolian Yurt in the center. Campers sleep in bunks in canvas platform tents where they drift off to the soothing sounds of frogs chirping in the cool mountain air beneath the brilliant starlight.

MINIVILLAGES WOODWISE

(girls/boys, grades 5-7)

AVAILABLE SESSIONS

SEQUOIA

(girls/boys, grades 8-9)

1: JUNE 28 - JULY 10 2: JULY 12 - 24 3: JULY 26 - AUG 7 4: AUG 9 - 21

For more information on any of our adventure programs, or to find out which program is the best fit for your child please call (845) 985-2291 or email adventure@frostvalley.org today!

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ADVENTURE CAMPS

ADVENTURE SURVIVAL CAMP (BOYS & GIRLS AGES 11-17)

Do you have what it takes to survive in the Catskill Mountains with no cell phone and no civilization in sight? In a wilderness survival situation, could you make it through the night let alone an entire week? If your tween or teen is up for a thrilling challenge, this one-week Adventure Survival Camp led by trained survival professionals will grow their confidence as they push beyond their comfort zones. Under careful supervision, your camper will gain valuable outdoor survival skills, as they’re put to the test in exhilarating survival and endurance scenarios such as: creating shelters from resources found in nature, foraging for food and learning to set traps, building fire to cook over and stay warm, navigating waterways and rough terrain, and employing various methods of self-rescue. Campers are outfitted with essential outdoor gear, so they can experience simulated, yet very real, survival scenarios in the wilderness. Campers develop grit and resilience as they test the boundaries of their physical and mental toughness. This is the only Frost Valley program where campers rappel down a 50-foot waterfall! Campers will explore and develop an appreciation for the natural world around them, while building a strong bond with their fellow survivalists. Campers can choose their own challenges to ensure they strive to reach individual and cooperative goals. Throughout this exciting one-week program, your camper will gain a sense of accomplishment as they overcome challenges they never imagined before. Frost Valley’s renowned core values are infused in each of these extreme excursions, all of which take place in a fun and safe outdoor environment. To register for this or any of our summer programs, please follow the instructions on page 10.

1-WEEK PROGRAMS FOR TWEENS AND TEENS 1-WEEK TWEEN PROGRAM

1-WEEK TEEN PROGRAM

AVAILABLE DATES JULY 19-24 | JULY 26-31 AUG 2-7: ADVANCED PROGRAM AUG 9-14 | AUG 16-21

AVAILABLE DATES JUNE 28-JULY 3 | JULY 5-10 JULY 12-17: ADVANCED PROGRAM

(girls/boys, ages 11-13)

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(girls/boys, ages 13-17)


ADVENTURE TRIPS

1-WEEK ADVENTURE TRIP (GIRLS/BOYS, GRADE 6)

“The trip took all of my daughter’s natural attributes and amplified them. She came home elated! She had this glow on her face like I’ve never seen before.” - Adventure Trip Parent

ROCKS & ROPES

CATSKILL BACKPACKER

DATES: 7/12-17 | 8/9-14

DATES: 7/5-10 | 8/2-7

The Rocks and Ropes trip is an introductory climbing experience for the camper looking to challenge themselves and build skills as a confident climber. Located in the Shawangunk Mountains, campers learn climbing knots, belay techniques and more. This is a great first trip for campers looking to reach new heights.

This one-week, all-level backpacking trip in our own Catskill Mountains is a trip for the camper looking to develop both skills and themselves. As we learn map reading, fire building, low-impact camping and much more, campers will also begin to develop leadership qualities and greater self-confidence.

YOUNG WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP TRIPS (GIRLS ONLY, GRADES 7-10)

Each of the following trips empowers young women to step up as leaders with support from their peers, giving them hands-on experience learning wilderness skills. Campers share their collective experiences as young women growing up in today’s world and learn from excellent female trip leaders how to navigate both the trail and life.

NEW! ADIRONDACK HIKE & CLIMB

ADIRONDACK PADDLER

The Adirondack Hike and Climb trip is an introductory trip for the adventurer at heart. Campers learn backcountry skills like orienteering, fire building and low-impact camping. Campers will also test their limits and find the value of teamwork while hiking and climbing some of the highest peaks in New York state.

The Adirondack Paddler is for the water-loving adventurer looking to develop their paddling skills and themselves. From paddling small streams, to large lakes, to whitewater this trip offers opportunities to build confidence and leadership in addition to mastering paddling. **Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim**

(girls only, grades 7-8) SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7

LONG TRAIL BACKPACKER

(girls only, grades 7-8) SESSION 4: 8/9-21

NEW! MAINE TRAIL BUILDERS

(girls only, grades 8-9) SESSION 1: 6/28-7/10

(girls only, grades 9-12) SESSION 4: 8/9-21

Join us as we hike the beginning portion of the Vermont Long Trail. The Long Trail is a 272-mile footpath that travels from the Massachusetts-Vermont border to the Canadian border. This trail climbs rugged mountains and passes pristine ponds, hardwood forests, and beautiful streams. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime!

Maine Trail Builders is for the adventurous camper who wants to develop leadership; learn to be a steward of our public land while creating deep bonds with your trail crew. On this trip campers explore the beautiful area of Acadia, Maine, as they help maintain trails and complete service work with the National Park Service. Digging in the dirt, trimming trees and doing various other projects around the park, they will earn up to 35 hours of community service. On days off, they’ll climb cliffs above the ocean and hike the highest peaks, knowing that the hard work of people just like them makes adventuring in the park possible.

WHITE MOUNTAINS HIKE & CLIMB (girls only, grades 9-10) SESSION 2: 7/12-24

Travel to the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire and experience some of the most amazing vistas on the East Coast. Backpacking and climbing in the White Mountains offers challenging experiences that build confidence, character, and friendships that will last a lifetime.

INCLUSIVENESS: We open our hearts and minds to all people.

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ADVENTURE TRIPS

EXPLORER TRIPS (basic) (GIRLS/BOYS, GRADES 7-8)

ADIRONDACK HIKE & CLIMB

PATHFINDER TRIPS (introductory) (GIRLS/BOYS, GRADES 8-9)

SESSION 2: 7/12-24 | SESSION 4: 8/9-21

WEST VIRGINIA WHITEWATER

The Adirondack Hike and Climb trip is an introductory trip for the adventurer at heart. Campers learn backcountry skills like orienteering, fire building and low-impact camping. Campers will also test their limits and find the value of teamwork while hiking and climbing some of the most pristine areas in New York state.

SESSION 2: 7/12-24 | SESSION 4: 8/9-21

ADIRONDACK PADDLER SESSION 1: 6/28-7/10 | SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7 The Adirondack Paddler is for the water-loving adventurer looking to develop their paddling skills and themselves. From paddling small streams, to large lakes, to whitewater this trip offers opportunities to build confidence and leadership in addition to mastering paddling. **Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim**

MAINE COAST SESSION 1: 6/28-7/10 | SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7 SESSION 4: 8/9-21 This trip in Acadia National Park is for the explorer interested in the challenge of climbing, hiking, and paddling. Join us as we climb the Otter Cliffs, hike the highest peaks in Acadia, and kayak along coastal islands all with certified Maine guides. While exploring the coastal islands, campers will get the unique experience of camping on these incredibly beautiful islands. This trip offers a little bit of everything. **Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim**

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Spend two weeks learning the art of whitewater rafting in the world-renowned New River Gorge. Frost Valley has over 25 years experience running this trip, and it is extremely popular – a great next step in the Adventure program. Participants will also experience caving and rock climbing. **Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim**

LONG TRAIL BACKPACKER SESSION 1: 6/28-7/10 SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7 Join us as we hike the beginning portion of the Vermont Long Trail. The Long Trail is a 272-mile footpath that travels from the Massachusetts-Vermont border to the Canadian border. This trail climbs rugged mountains and passes pristine ponds, hardwood forests, and beautiful streams. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime!

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PIONEER TRIPS (intermediate) (GIRLS/BOYS, GRADES 9-10)

WHITE MOUNTAINS HIKE & CLIMB SESSION 2: 7/12-24 SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7 SESSION 4: 8/9-21 Travel to the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire and experience some of the most amazing vistas on the East Coast. Backpacking and climbing in the White Mountains offers challenging experiences that build confidence, character, and friendships that will last a lifetime.

VERMONT VOYAGER SESSION 1: 6/28-7/10 SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7 The Vermont Voyager takes place on the stunning Lake Champlain. Campers learn to work as a team and master skills as we spend days sea kayaking and sailing. Join us on this trip as we create memories and lasting connections to friends and the outdoors. ** Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim **


ADVENTURE TRIPS

ADVANCED TRIPS (GIRLS/BOYS, GRADES 9-11)

ADIRONDACK HIGH PEAKS

MAINE A.T. ADVENTURE

DATES: 7/12-8/7 Spend 21 days as we venture to hike 23 of the 46 peaks over 4,000 feet in elevation in the Adirondacks. This trip will develop camaraderie with your fellow adventurers, leadership skills, and confidence while also learning valuable practical skills including: map and compass, Leave No Trace Seven Principles©, backcountry cooking, and other backpacking skills. Adventurers will experience a mixture of backpacking on trails, bushwhacking, and day hikes on this advanced Adirondack hiking excursion.

DATES: 7/12-8/7 Lace up your hiking boots for this 25-day experience. We will trek through the northern most portion of the Appalachian Trail through portions of Maine, concluding on Mt. Katahdin. Adventurers will be fully immersed in nature, learning map and compass skills, Leave No Trace Seven Principles©, backcountry cooking, and other backpacking skills. Gain confidence and develop leadership skills, all while forming a tight-knit community of fellow outdoor enthusiasts.

SERVICE TRIPS

(GIRLS/BOYS, GRADES 9-12) MAINE TRAIL BUILDERS

ADIRONDACK TRAIL BUILDERS

SESSION 2: 7/12-24

SESSION 1: 6/28-7/10

Maine Trail Builders is for the adventurous camper who also wants to make a difference. On this trip campers explore the beautiful area of Acadia, Maine as they help maintain trails and complete service work with the National Park Service. Digging in the dirt, trimming trees and completing various projects around the park, they earn up to 35 hours of community service. On days off, campers climb cliffs above the ocean and hike the highest peaks with the best vistas in the National Park.

Join us on an adventure that gives back to a place that we visit frequently: the Adirondacks. Last summer, over 60 participants went on this journey for 100+ days all throughout the Adirondacks so this is an amazing opportunity to help maintain the trails we use so often. This trip will entail different projects such as clearing brush, building bridges, and digging water dams. Campers will receive 35 hours of community service for their volunteer work.

CATSKILL TRAIL BUILDERS

NEW YORK FARM TOUR

SESSION 4: 8/9-21

SESSION 2: 7/12-24 | SESSION 3: 7/26-8/7

Join us in the “forever wild” Catskill Mountains as we help maintain our trails and complete service work for our local community. Campers will learn about trail building and gain knowledge and skills digging water trenches, clearing overgrown brush, creating vista points, and completing other projects on the nearby trails. Campers will earn up to 35 hours of community service. On days off, we explore the best vistas in the area and visit local fire towers.

Roll up your sleeves and get hands-on farming experience as we tour many local farms. Learn different farming techniques and see the ins and outs of a variety of farming operations throughout the state. New York is home to many farms that supply us with fresh produce, meat, and dairy products so this is a great opportunity to not only learn where our food comes from but also give back to the hard-working farmers who serve our community. Campers will gain 35 hours of community service.

RESPECT: We listen to each other.

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HORSE CAMPS “The time my son spent at horse camp helped him to build up his confidence. He had a great experience. Thank you very much!” - Parent of a Horse Camper

HORSE PROGRAMS AT MAIN CAMP (GIRLS, GRADES 2-5 & BOYS, GRADES 4-8)

Frost Valley YMCA is home to two different horse camps on main camp: Mustang Village and Durango Village. These programs are ideal for campers who want to live the life of an equestrian, but also participate in traditional camp activities. Campers spend half of each day learning the basics of horsemanship and developing riding skills, while the remainder of the day is devoted to a wide range of other camp activities, including swimming in the lake, hiking, arts and crafts, climbing, overnight camping trips, and more. Campers live in a lodge or cabin with counselors who have exceptional skills with horses and childcare. No previous riding experience is required. For more information on any of our horse programs, or to find out which program is the best match for your child please call (845) 985-2291 ext. 240 or email horses@frostvalley.org today!

MAIN CAMP HORSE PROGRAM VILLAGES MUSTANG VILLAGE

(girls, grades 2-5, ages 7-10)

DURANGO VILLAGE

(boys, grades 4-8, ages 9-13)

AVAILABLE SESSIONS 1: JUNE 28 - JULY 10 2: JULY 12 - 24 3: JULY 26 - AUG 7 4: AUG 9 - 21

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HORSE CAMPS

HORSE PROGRAMS AT EAST VALLEY RANCH AND BEYOND! Located just one mile from Farm Camp, East Valley Ranch is set in a picturesque location dedicated to providing campers with an exceptional experience working with horses and enjoying summer camp. This program is designed for campers with all levels of horse experience from all disciplines and our highly knowledgeable and passionate staff are eager to help them develop confidence in their abilities both in the saddle and in life. The East Valley Ranch programs teach primarily Western style horseback riding techniques, but experience from all backgrounds and disciplines are welcome. Campers sleep in yurts arranged by age and enjoy their own private dining hall and a variety of program areas. For more information on any of our horse programs, or to find out which program is the best match for your child please call (845) 985-2291 ext. 240 or email horses@frostvalley.org today!

EAST VALLEY RANCH PROGRAMS

HORSE TRAILS

2-WEEK EAST VALLEY RANCH PROGRAM

boys & girls, grades 9+, ages 13+

girls only, grades 5+, ages 10+

AVAILABLE SESSIONS

AVAILABLE DATES

1: JUNE 28 - JULY 10 2: JULY 12 - 24 3: JULY 26 - AUG 7 4: AUG 9 - 21

Young equestrians will learn not only how to ride, but also the responsibility that comes along with caring for horses. Campers are assigned a horse for the whole session and spend half of their day at the barn, focusing on their riding technique and learning about grooming, tacking, veterinary care, and training techniques. Another portion of each day is spent hiking, completing high and low ropes elements, boating, and making arts and crafts. Campers will enjoy swimming several times each week, an overnight camping experience, and an all-camp day focused on a theme. During their second week, campers can choose a specialty program either trail riding, where they spend the week exploring on our 14-mile network of trails or in the arena, focusing on progressing through the fundamentals of riding and good horsemanship.

4-WEEK EAST VALLEY RANCH PROGRAM girls only, grades 8-11, ages 13-16

AVAILABLE DATES

SESSION 1-2: JUNE 28 - JULY 24 SESSION 3-4: JULY 26 - AUG 21

1: JULY 5 - 10 2: JULY 19 - 24 3: AUG 2 - 7 4: AUG 16 - 21 Saddle up and hit the trail for this exciting horse trekking adventure through pristine Catskill Mountain trails. Spend full days exploring nature on horseback and cozy nights sitting by the fire reflecting on the day, making memories with new friends, and sleeping under the stars. Riders will have full responsibility for caring for their horse while on the trail. Learn outdoor wilderness skills while packing out at campsites. In addition to polishing equestrian skills, there will be plenty of non-horse adventures! This challenging yet fun excursion requires that riders be confident walking/trotting a horse and comfortable in the great outdoors. Participants MUST have previous riding experience, preferably in Frost Valley’s equestrian programs. Call to find out if Horse Trails is a good fit for your camper.

Very Few Spots Remaining! For advanced riders who already have consistent control in walking, trotting, and cantering, this month-long adventure will provide new challenges, riding opportunities, and guest presenters for our most advanced campers. This program is designed to enhance and perfect riding technique. Campers will work on drill team maneuvers, learn horse training techniques, discover ways to coach and teach other riders, and much more. As with every program we teach, campers learn confidence and independence to take home and apply to their everyday lives.

RESPONSIBILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for what we do.

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FARM CAMP

FARM CAMP (GRADES 2-10)

Farm Camp is a working farm set on 515 acres, with a barn full of animals and a colorful garden, both of which are tended to daily by our campers. Here, children learn to care for all kinds of animals and cultivate and harvest the garden. At farm camp, children learn on a deep level what it means to live a healthy life, by eating the very foods they’ve grown and how important it is to be stewards of the earth. Frost Valley Farm Camp’s Mongolian yurts are arranged by age and gender, and campers spend their days integrated as a united community. This gives campers of all ages the chance to learn from one another, mentor others, and develop skills at their own pace.

“When I picked up my daughter from Farm Camp she immediately said, ‘Can I please go to two sessions next summer?’” - Parent of a Farm Camper

Campers also enjoy the simple pleasures of summer camp: swimming, boating, playing games and sports, making arts and crafts, and bonding with friends over the campfire. Farm Camp sows the seeds of our core values: Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship.

FARM ACTIVITIES:

Learn about the care of a variety of livestock including goats, sheep, alpacas, chickens, pigs, cows, and rabbits. Pick berries, learn where your food comes from, harvest, prepare, cook, pickle, make jams, compost, plant, save seeds, be a steward of our 3-acre garden space, and don’t forget your appetite for homegrown, healthy foods! Collect eggs, milk goats, muck stalls, harvest veggies, and enjoy family-style meals. Learn blacksmithing, wool arts, sheep shearing, candle making, soap making, yogurt and cheese making, and cooking in the kitchen. For more information, email farm@frostvalley.org or call (845) 985-2291 ext. 323.

FULL! SESSION DATES 1: JUNE 28 - JULY 10 2: JULY 12 - 24 3: JULY 26 - AUG 7 4: AUG 9 - 21

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OTHER PROGRAMS AT FROST VALLEY

RUTH GOTTSCHO DIALYSIS & CHILDREN’S KIDNEY PROGRAM In partnership with the Ruth Gottscho Kidney Foundation and the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, campers with chronic kidney disease benefit from the solace of nature and the carefree pleasures of summer camp, alongside the wider Frost Valley YMCA community. Supported by experienced staff and the encouragement of other campers, kidney campers do things they never thought possible. They conquer the Giant Swing, row boats across Lake Cole, scale the climbing tower, enjoy tasty s’mores, make new friends, laugh and be silly, and sleep beneath a canopy of stars. Frost Valley YMCA provides unparalleled service and medical attention to these young campers. Dialysis treatments take place in the state-of-the-art Guenther Family Wellness Center, overseen by our caring medical staff. For more information, please visit frostvalley.org/kidney

MAINSTREAMING AT CAMP (MAC) In partnership with the Young Adult Institute, Frost Valley YMCA welcomes children with developmental disabilities to join the wider camp community during daily activities. In integrated groups, children experience the joys of play and the abundance of the natural world where no two things are alike. This program benefits both the campers in it and their peers in other villages as children and young adults come to appreciate one another in new ways. The MAC Program fosters development, independence, and joy in all of the campers who attend Frost Valley. For more information, visit yaicamping.org

THE TOKYO-FROST VALLEY YMCA PARTNERSHIP The Tokyo-Frost Valley YMCA partnership, a unique global collaboration between our YMCA associations, provides a homebase for Japanese families living in America to take respite from the stresses of life in a foreign country. Coordinated programming with YMCAs in Westchester and New York City offer families the support they need on a regular basis. This partnership helps children from Japan build strong identities as global citizens with friendships that span cultures and continents. For more information, please call (914) 705-5434, email tokyopr@frostvalley.org, or visit http://www.ymcatfv.org/

DAY CAMP

EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL TRIPS

Perfect for local residents and second-homeowners, our safe and affordable Day Camp is available for children ages 4-16. Along with our traditional day camp sessions, we offer equestrian and farm day camps, exciting programs for tweens and teens, and other specialty camps.

Our school programs department partners with educators to design and conduct day-long and overnight field trips in our vast, outdoor classroom, where learning is always experiential and student-centered.

FAMILY RETREATS

Overnight campers stay free when they come with family!* Your family and loved ones are invited to join us nearly every weekend September through June! Activities vary with the season and include: archery, apple picking, hiking, canoeing, crosscountry skiing, snow-tubing, woodworking, ziplining, arts and crafts, and so much more!

TEAMBUILDING PROGRAMS Corporate groups, colleges, religious organizations, and sports teams are among the many groups that come to Frost Valley each year for unique, customized, and effective teambuilding retreats. Challenge yourselves on our high ropes courses or take advantage of our breakout rooms for strategizing. Contact us today to organize a retreat that will bring your group closer together and help you achieve your goals!

For information about any of these programs as well as our many others, please call (845) 985-2291 or email info@frostvalley.org today! *some restrictions apply; call for details

Contact us about Winter Break Camp December 28 - January 1

STEWARDSHIP: We strive to be caretakers and not just takers.

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FROST VALLEY YMCA

CAMP OPEN

Binghamton

CATSKILL STATE PARK Big Indian

Albany & Mass. Tpk.

Phoenicia FROST VALLEY YMCA MAIN CAMP Ashokan FROST VALLEY ROAD

HOUSES

Claryville

EAST VALLEY RANCH FARM CAMP

Kingston

DENNING ROAD

Liberty

Grahamsville Neversink

CONNECTICUT

SUMMER

Oneonta

New Paltz

12 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Join us for a weekend tour during our Open House Sundays listed above or call to book a time that’s better for you. Attend an informative slideshow, Q&A, lunch and a walking tour. Call (845)985-2291 ext. 203 or email campregistration@frostvalley.org for information and reservations.

Ellenville

Bethel

NY State Thruway

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Rise & Thrive This Summer  

2020 Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camps and Adventure Trips

Rise & Thrive This Summer  

2020 Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camps and Adventure Trips