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In Memoriam: Sherry Barndollar Rock

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of fellow Takodian, Sherry (“Spider Legs”) Barndollar Rock on January 26, 2020. Uncle Oscar’s original and much treasured “Keene Girl”, Sherry began attending Camp Takodah in the mid-1960s and earned her 20-year jacket this past year at Family Camp with her friends and family there […]

New Activity for 2020

Every year we make a point to bring new and exciting activities to Takodah. You may remember the elements we added to our high ropes course in 2018 or the standup paddleboards we bought this past summer. Looking ahead to Summer 2020, we’re excited to announce we’re buying… CORCLS! Corcls are colorful, round boats specifically […]

Letter from the President – Takodah of the Future

Working to ensure Takodah continues to provide the best experiences possible to our campers, we are excited to announce the construction of a NEW twins (bathhouse) for the Crowninshield Division (formerly Monadnock Division). Built in the same location as the previous twins, the Crownie Twins will closely resemble the new Kingfisher twins, which campers, parents, and […]

Letter from the ED – Coronavirus Update

To everyone in our Takodah YMCA family, we are thinking of you in these uncertain times. I wanted to reach out and let you know we’re here for you, and we are grateful to stay connected through technology. Right now, children all over the world are staying home, and giving up what every child deserves: […]