Frost Valley YMCA, nestled in New York's Catskill Mountains, offers a transformative summer camp experience, free from the trappings of technology. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, and campfire storytelling. Celebrated traditions like hoopla, the Olympix ceremony, and the Hirdstock music festival highlight the importance of creativity and imagination in play and learning.
With over 100 summers of experience, Frost Valley YMCA promotes a healthy mind, body, and spirit for children from diverse backgrounds. Campers form lasting friendships while engaging in a variety of activities, all within a safe and nurturing environment. The camp's focus on character development is anchored in eight core values: Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship, making it a prime destination for a fulfilling summer camp experience near New York City.
Blog posts by Abby Barber, Noah Naftulin, Josh Naftulin, and Kiana Kim