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Takodah YMCA announces Chris Burke as new Executive Director & CEO

We are excited to announce that Chris Burke will serve as the new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2024. He will succeed Jim Doremus who has served as Interim Executive Director & CEO since October, 2022. Chris brings extensive experience in independent residential camping, youth development, and mission-focused non-profit programs. He […]

Summer 2023 Zeitgeist

The 107th summer at YMCA Camp Takodah was quite a success! Though we endured more rainy days than we would like to admit, had an unusual amount of turtles hatching at camp, and sustained a brief closure of the lake, the staff and campers had a memorable summer. From Opening Campfire to CT Cremony and […]

Fall 2023 Update

You might imagine camp is done for the season when session four ends. However, Camp Takodah has many things that go on in the off-season! Each fall we host Family Camp and Women’s Weekend as well as welcomed several weddings and other events to Takodah. We started off the fall season with our first-ever Labor […]

2023 End of Summer Update

As we wrap up from the 107th summer, we have a lot to look back on, a lot to be proud of, and a lot to look forward to. Check out this End of Summer video to find more of what we accomplished in the past few months along with what we plan to focus […]