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100 Years Ago: The First Edition of Takodah Whispers

  The first edition of Takodah Whispers was mimeographed by Ruth Beverstock at the Keene Chamber of Commerce in late February, 1924, and was mailed out in early March to 77 boys and 43 girls. Whispers was originally conceived as a way to increase awareness, registration, and excitement for the summer seasons ahead. While no […]

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 […]

Meet the Full Time Team

Our full-time staff has changed a lot over the last year. Along with our Interim Executive Director, Jim Doremus, we have Sarah, Shawn, Trevor, and Jill. We’re super excited to have such an awesome team and look forward to welcoming a new CEO to Camp Takodah soon. We asked the team some questions about their […]