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Honoring Arthur Assuncao, CT 1, (1997-2022)

Tucked away in the corner of his suitcase was a little transparent plastic container with a solid black top. It was mixed in among all the things a leader needs at camp. It wasn’t obvious or always in sight, but when he brought it out, it suddenly took on a tremendous amount of meaning. It […]

Donor Profile: A (fantasy) Football Star

One long time Takodian found a way to combine his love of sports with his dedication to camp. Dr. Nicholas Theberge, CT 12, or “Berg” as he is known at Camp, is a fantasy football star. He doesn’t just play the game; he wins the season. Berg’s connections to the Takodah YMCA go way back. […]

100 Years Ago: Two small boats and the start of something big

Boating has always been a core element of the Takodah experience. These days, we have boats of all shapes and sizes from the smallest kayak to the biggest canoe. Even before we came to settle in the woods of Richmond, boats were enjoyed by campers and staff alike. Camp Primitive, the precursor to Camp Takodah, […]

Welcoming Jim Doremus, Interim Executive Director and CEO

The Takodah YMCA Board of Directors is excited to announce that Jim Doremus will be joining the organization as Interim Executive Director and CEO effective October 4th, 2022. The board has developed a leadership transition plan that builds upon the success of our Y today and maintains excellence in executive leadership going forward. We are […]