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Welcoming Jim Doremus, Interim Executive Director and CEO

The Takodah YMCA Board of Directors is excited to announce that Jim Doremus will be joining the organization as Interim Executive Director and CEO effective October 4th, 2022. The board has developed a leadership transition plan that builds upon the success of our Y today and maintains excellence in executive leadership going forward. We are […]

Saying Farewell to Executive Director Artie Lang

Arthur Lang will be departing as the Executive Director and CEO of the Takodah YMCA on September 20, 2022, after seven years with our organization. Mr. Lang’s leadership during that time enabled the Takodah YMCA to grow year-over-year. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Lang carefully guided the Y through our first shutdown in 105 years […]

Sophia’s Story

Dear Friend of Takodah, “Takodah was life-changing for Sophia this year,” said Jen (Sophia’s mom). “She was glowing when we picked her up. We have not seen her this happy and exuberant in two years.” Takodah has been Sophia’s “home away from home” for several years. Jen has always loved the rides home from camp […]

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 […]