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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 […]

Letter from the President – Fall 2018

  Barry Ripley, trustee to the Takodah YMCA since the late 90’s, past president from 1984-1987, board member/senior director since the late 70’s, and a camper during his youth, has retired from his position within the organization that he has so fondly embraced. Barry joined the Ripley family business; Troy Mills in Troy, NH, after […]

Boost Takodah – Fall 2018

Emma was shy and slow to make friends. From the moment she arrived at Takodah, she mostly watched her cabin mates from the sidelines in hopes of going unnoticed. It was a rough school year for Emma, and it had taken a toll on her confidence. Everything changed when Emma discovered canoeing. She was a […]

Future Takodians – Fall 2018

We’re beyond excited to welcome Future Takodians to our family: Join us in welcoming Kevin Bouchard to our Takodah Family! Katie Bouchard (Smith) and Paul are the proud parents. Join us in welcoming Gillian (Gilly) Rose Mekelburg to the Takdoh Family. Rachel Mekelburg (Shillhammer) and Alex are the proud parents. Join us in welcoming Lillie Rey King […]