Author: YMCA

Don’t get eaten!

Don't let the bugs get in the way of your awesome summer! Consumer Reports has a list of recommended insect repellents that we encourage you to check out here. You will notice a distinct trend towards more natural based repellents. Several smell like lemon and citrus...

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Nervous about sending your daughter to camp?

Are you concerned about your daughter's first overnight camp experience? Never fear, we have some resources that can help! Dr. Christopher Thurber, psychologist at Phillips Exeter Academy as well as a staff member at a YMCA camp, is a leading researcher in the field of homesickness. He suggests...

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Guess who’s back!

We are thrilled to welcome Katie Bell back to Camp Mohawk! Here is what Katie had to say about coming back this summer: “This summer will be my 7th year working at Mohawk! I was a Jawak counselor and the Riding Camp instructor during my first...

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Why is camp so great?

Why is camp so great? Here are a couple of top reasons, but there are many more: Getting to be outside all day and be physically active Unplug from technology – no TVs or cell phones gives you the opportunity to focus on the people and nature...

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Your favorite horses… are coming back!

Who is coming back to camp that you love? Some of your favorite horses will be here and they can't wait to spend the summer with you! Here's the list of returners: Murphy Apache Jet Tessa Gus Tilly Chiago Gerri Winston Maisie Oreo Harvey Elvis Stay tuned for the list of returning counselors!...

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Why do campers return to camp?

Why do campers return to Mohawk year after year? Here’s what a few of our campers had to say: Independence Large variety of fun activities Kind, enthusiastic, amazing counselors Sisterhood and friendships All girls camp Camp traditions Horses and other animals Learning new skills Amazing food Something to look forward to every year It is THE...

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