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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 […]

100 Years Ago: a Mess Hall is moved to Camp

In the Spring of 1922, an interesting site would have been seen on the road into Camp. It was a sight that, as far as we can tell, only happened once throughout the century in which Takodah has been nestled in the woods of Richmond, New Hampshire. By all accounts, it was truly an amazing […]

Honoring William R. “Bill” Jarvis, CT 17 (1968-2022)

We all have one of those leaders who made a lasting difference in our lives at Takodah. They’re usually larger than life. They could lead like no one else could lead, sing like no one else could sing, smile like no smile you had ever seen before, and give you one of those hugs you […]