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Welcome Carlie Fischer

Hello Takodians! My name is Carlie Fischer, and Im thrilled to be joining the full-year Takodah team as the Assistant Camp Director. I fell in love with Takodah in 2000 when I debuted as a Mini Camper, and since then I havent missed a summer. I grew up at Girls Camp, and Ive always considered […]

Letter from the Executive Director

VOLUNTEERISM IS WHERE ITS AT! I have learned so much about our YMCA history not only as part our Centennial Celebration, but since as well. It was amazing to share so many memories, look through pictures, and watch people reconnect. I truly hope we can continue to build on that momentum and get together more […]

Opportunities Day – 2016 – THANK YOU

                    We are so GRATEFUL for the 125volunteers who BOOSTED TAKODAH this past Saturday for Opportunities Day (O-Day). It’s hard to believe such an incredible amount of work was accomplished in just a few hours: Cleaning all the cabins and buildings Painting the new Kiln Room […]

The Camp Takodah Bells

(As shared by Uncle JEF Craig and Yo-Bob Vreeland, April 13, 2016) Our years with the Cheshire County YMCA and Camp Takodah were wonderfulalmost Camelot in nature. However, in 1983, I began to feel a need for a new challenge, and just before the summer of 1994, we found ourselves along with Bob and Madeline […]