Activities

Blessed Unions…

By | November 12th, 2013|

Hello dear readers… Over the past two weekends in a row Camp has hosted two beautiful unions here on our property. […]

Suburban Family Article

By | September 14th, 2013|

I love when Camp is in the news! http://site.suburbanfamilymag.com/articles/?articleid=942

Mother Child Weekend!

By | September 7th, 2013|

Be sure to register for our annual Fall Mother Child Weekend at Camp Matollionequay! Activities like swimming, boating, ceramics and of course plenty of mother child time! http://www.ycamp.org/documents/2013FallMotherChildWeekend.pdf

Father Child Weekend!

By | August 31st, 2013|

Got nothing to do the weekend of September 27th? Then be sure to sign-up for our Fall Father Child Weekend at Camp Ockanickon! Lot's of fun planned with activities like boating, archery, fishing and of course plenty of Ga-Ga! http://www.ycamp.org/documents/2013FallFatherChildWeekend.pdf

Check it out….

By | August 24th, 2013|

Looking for an excuse to come back out to Camp this year? Check out some of the new and exciting programs being offered at YMCA Camp Ockanickon this fall! http://www.ycamp.org/documents/2013FallWinterCalendarComplete.pdf

Above and Beyond …

By | August 21st, 2013|

When the summer campers leave for the summer, camp hosts a variety of special needs camps, free, for children. Many of these children come from backgrounds and circumstances that make the camp experience fresh, new, and exciting. It also makes it kind of scary. Sleeping in the outdoors, climbing a rock wall, or even just seeing a few bugs can make the experience an exposure to the unknown. In the end it makes children more confident, more outgoing, and leaves them with memories that they can carry through their toughest times. One of the very unique experiences at camp is [...]

Amazing story

By | August 17th, 2013|

I heard about this story this afternoon while visiting Frost Valley YMCA this afternoon. I was able to find the actual article and it's pretty amazing: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2396039/Pilots-turn-plane-pick-11-year-old-girl-cancer-New-York-summer-camp-lost-passport.html

Stockwell Video’s

By | July 13th, 2013|

It's sometimes hard to stop and smell the roses when Camp is in full swing. I find myself thinking about the days when I was living in New York working at Frost Valley as a 17 year old counselor. Over the past couple of summers I have slowly moved farther and farther away from getting to regularly hang-out with campers. My days are filled with coding receipts, marketing, reviewing surveys and talking with parents....very glorious I know. Last year I started to take pictures because we purchased a new fancy camera and I was extremely excited because I know had [...]

Safety Tip

By | June 8th, 2013|

As we quickly approach the summer it's important to know what to look for. Here was an article that was passed around a lot on Facebook this week. While out lifeguards all receive multiple trainings, I thought this was important to share. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/family/2013/06/rescuing_drowning_children_how_to_know_when_someone_is_in_trouble_in_the.html

Last Open House before Summer Camp!

By | June 1st, 2013|

Please come out and join us at Camp Ockanickon, Camp Matollionequay and Lake Stockwell for our last open house of the season. Tours will be leaving from the Ockanickon Dining Hall (Ocky & Stockwell) and the Matollionequay Dining Hall (Matolly) from 1-4pm on Sunday June 2. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about all the fun and exciting program we have lined up for this summer, meet our summer camp staff and enjoy some delicious s’mores! There is no RSVP needed…just swing on over! All of our open houses are rain or shine…but we always keep our fingers crossed [...]

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