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Video Contest

#becauseofcamp Win $500 off your summer camp fees in the#becauseofcampvideo contest. Submit a video no later than 3/24/17 to The video should start with “Because of camp…”, and it should be no longer than 30 seconds. It could be as simple as a quick video on your smart phone. We want to know the […]

Welcome Carlie Fischer

Hello Takodians! My name is Carlie Fischer, and I’m 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 haven’t missed a summer. I grew up at Girls Camp, and I’ve 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 […]