Oct
7
Fri
Fall Women’s Wellness Weekend @ YMCA of the Pines
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm

A time to relax, rejuvenate, and have fun! Spend a weekend away in the beautiful Pine Barrens treating your mind, body and spirit to better overall wellness. Get moving with invigorating activities such as nature hikes, yoga, our climbing wall, and more. Available to women aged 18 and up. Unless a rustic cabin is specifically requested, all participants will be housed in our 3 lodges: Pomona, Douglass, and the Roost.

Oct
10
Mon
Hiking Club: Autumn Evening Hike @ YMCA of the Pines
Oct 10 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm

Take a hike!…with YMCA of the Pines hiking club! We’ll hike approximately 1.5 miles ( about 30 minutes). This hike is FREE to members, non-members are $10 per guest. If interested, please sign up by texting @hikeymca to the number 81010. In case of inclement weather, the hike may be cancelled, you will be notified via text alert through @hikeymca.

Please meet inside the Welcome Center (brown cabin at the main entrance – main entrance sign will say Camp Ockanickon). All participants must be present in the office to check in. Members please wear your member tags. Non-members need to sign a program waiver and anyone 18 years and up must present a driver’s license (photo ID).

Please dress appropriately for the weather. Please wear proper footwear as some areas of the trail have uneven ground and are covered in leaves and can be slippery. Depending on the weather prior to the hike, the ground may be muddy.

Suggested (optional) items for the hike:

Backpack

Water bottle

Granola bar/fresh fruit (apples, etc., easy to eat)

Proper hiking shoes

gloves & hat

Hiking stick

Bug Spray

Oct
16
Sun
Open House for Summer Camp ’23 @ YMCA of the Pines
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 

Come to camp and take a tour of our camps: Ockanickon and Matollionequay, or Lake Stockwell Day Camp, or learn more about our BOLD & GOLD Wilderness Trips! Register now through our registration page under the 2023 Summer Camp and/or 2023 BOLD & GOLD portals.

 

Oct
28
Fri
Fall Festival Weekend @ YMCA of the Pines
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm

Join us for a fall and harvest-themed weekend including spooky movies, haunted hay rides, trick or treating, costume contests, and more!

Fall Festival Weekend: October 28-30.

Registration is open on our website now for the Fall Festival weekend. Some notes:

1. Each family gets their own cabin (although families may share by request).
2. Housing preference is an additional $10.
3. Meals are served at the dining hall and are included with the weekend.

Please view our suggested packing list.

Please contact our Welcome Center with any questions 609-654-8225, or for help registering. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing your family back at camp this spring!

Nov
7
Mon
Alpine Towers ACCT Level I & II Challenge Course Practitioner Full Certification Training @ YMCA of the Pines
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm

Alpine Towers ACCT Level I & II Challenge Course Practitioner Full Certification Training at YMCA of the Pines.

YMCA of the Pines will offer lodging and meals for the week, please use this link to register for lodging and meals under  under 2022 Year Round Camp and Family Programs. Please note, contact Alpine Towers for actual course & testing registration as Alpine Towers will be handling all of the registrations for the course &testing themselves.

Alpine Towers Open Enrollment for ACCT Levels I & II Certifications Lodging and Meal pricing at YMCA of the Pines:

  • Course & Testing — 5 nights lodging and 14 meals (Sunday evening check-in, Friday afternoon checkout) $500
  • Course & Testing (commuters) — 14 meals provided with no overnight lodging. (Mon – Fri) $210
  • Testing Only — 2 nights lodging and 5 meals (Thursday morning check-in, Friday afternoon checkout) $170
  • Testing Only (commuters) — 5 meals provided with no overnight lodging. (Thur – Fri) $75

Please email Grace Tierney with any questions, grace@ycamp.org with any questions.

Dec
3
Sat
Breakfast with Santa – 8:30am Seating @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with the family before meeting Santa for a photo opportunity in front of the fireplace.

Breakfast with Santa – 10:30am Seating @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with the family before meeting Santa for a photo opportunity in front of the fireplace.

Dec
27
Tue
Winter Overnight Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy traditional camp fun — in the winter! Campers stay in our winterized lodges and are housed by gender and age.  A great opportunity to come back to camp after the holidays and enjoy a mini-reunion. Many 2022 camp counselors will be in attendance, in addition to camp friends!

To register for winter camp visit our registration page and select the registration tab under “2022 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.