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Wishing Ryan Reed all the best!

Making a lasting impact on a 110-year-old organization is not an easy thing to do. It takes a balanced mix of expertise, courage, patience, and perseverance. It also takes time. Since 2014, Ryan Reed has brought those elements – and many more – to the Takodah YMCA. From dramatically modernizing our approach to camping services […]

Sophia’s Story

Dear Friend of Takodah, “Takodah was life-changing for Sophia this year,” said Jen (Sophia’s mom). “She was glowing when we picked her up. We have not seen her this happy and exuberant in two years.” Takodah has been Sophia’s “home away from home” for several years. Jen has always loved the rides home from camp […]

Staff Referral Program

As many of you know, working at Camp Takodah is one of the most life-impacting jobs in the world! Not only do staff make a difference in kids’ lives, but they also develop critical personal and professional skills that will be assets in their future careers. Skills such as communication, problem-solving, decision-making, taking initiative, conflict […]

Meet the Camp Director: Sarah Cunningham Castro

Join us in welcoming Sarah Cunningham Castro back to Camp Takodah as our Camp Director! In case you missed the announcement, you can watch the video: Read along to learn some of her favorite things about Takodah and beyond. What CT are you on? CT 15 – though this will be my 17th summer since […]