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Donor Profile: A (fantasy) Football Star

One long time Takodian found a way to combine his love of sports with his dedication to camp. Dr. Nicholas Theberge, CT 12, or “Berg” as he is known at Camp, is a fantasy football star. He doesn’t just play the game; he wins the season. Berg’s connections to the Takodah YMCA go way back. […]

100 Years Ago: Two small boats and the start of something big

Boating has always been a core element of the Takodah experience. These days, we have boats of all shapes and sizes from the smallest kayak to the biggest canoe. Even before we came to settle in the woods of Richmond, boats were enjoyed by campers and staff alike. Camp Primitive, the precursor to Camp Takodah, […]

Staff Referral Program

As many of you know, working at Camp Takodah is one of the most life-impacting jobs in the world! Not only do staff make a difference in kids’ lives, but they also develop critical personal and professional skills that will be assets in their future careers. Skills such as communication, problem-solving, decision-making, taking initiative, conflict […]

Meet the Camp Director: Sarah Cunningham Castro

Join us in welcoming Sarah Cunningham Castro back to Camp Takodah as our Camp Director! In case you missed the announcement, you can watch the video: Read along to learn some of her favorite things about Takodah and beyond. What CT are you on? CT 15 – though this will be my 17th summer since […]