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Congratulations to Jose Noriega

JOSE NORIEGA of Mexico City Is Now the General Manager Of Club Espana – Mexico City After managing his Senior Masters ‘Crew’ Team on October 15th for the ‘Head Of The Charles’ Regatta in Boston … Jose Noriega from Mexico City visited Dear Ole Camp Takodah and then holidayed with retired Camp Director Bill Allen […]

Reflections on Outdoor Education

It’s morning at camp. Looking around you might not think anybody is around. But, in the dining hall, a small, dedicated group of staff is preparing for the day. They talk about the group that’s on their way to camp – where they’re coming from, what they’ll be doing, and what they want to get […]

Introducing Kathy Batchelder

  I would like to introduce myself. My name is Kathy Batchelder and I am the new Heritage Tour Director for Takodah YMCA. My husband and I moved from Massachusetts to Jaffrey in 1981 and we have raised our family here in New Hampshire. All of my four adult children and my granddaughter, just last […]

Connecting Kids to Service

When I was a camper, Camp Takodah Candlelight ceremonies offered me nothing short of an education. For the uninitiated, Candlelight is the final evening program of each session at Takodah. The ceremony is held in Memorial Lodge, and it’s reflective, thought-provoking, and visually stunning–the building is dimly lit except for thousands of candles. Throughout the […]