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Join us on December 3 for Giving Tuesday

December 2, 2019

Warm-up with free hot chocolate at one – or all – of our locations to kick off the month of Joy!   Connect with others in the YMCA community, learn about our annual giving campaign and what you can do to share that warm Y feeling with others!   Our Hot Chocolate Warm-up Schedule is below:  Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA   6:30 […]

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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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