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8 tips to prepare your child for overnight camp

August 2, 2019

Can you remember the first time you went to a sleepaway camp, how scared and excited you were to be away from home? Homesickness is common at overnight camp. Many campers miss home at some point during their stay. These 8 tips can prepare your camper for homesickness:   1. Learn more about the camp with your camper so […]

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Water Safety Tips: How to stay safe this summer around water

July 24, 2019

With summer around the corner, many of us will be heading to the water. Whether you or your kids plan to enjoy the lake, river, ocean or your shallow backyard pool, it’s important to understand how to stay safe around the water.  Contradictory to what most people think, drowning victims don’t thrash, wave and yell […]

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National Drowning Prevention Week

July 22, 2019

National Drowning Prevention Week is July 21—27, 2019     Drowning doesn’t look like a splashing call for help.  It is deceptively quiet and can happen to anyone – even to the most skilled swimmers.  Join us at the YMCA for the Lifesaving Society’s National Drowning Prevention Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness of […]

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