Why the YMCA

As the school year comes to a close for traditional schools, students are preparing for end-of-grade testing.  Thanks to volunteers, a large percentage of the children in YMCA...
Thousands of children in YMCA After School programs are participating in April’s 5210 Y Healthy Hero Challenge. Children and their families are adopting healthy eating habits and...
Athletes eat to win. Can kids eat to learn? That's a common question, especially during end-of-grade tests and exams.The experts at WakeMed provided us with a healthy lesson plan...
You took the 7 Days of Fitness Challenge and now you are ready to take your fitness to the next level. Here are some tips that will have you fit for summer.  MAKE A PLAN You need...
With so many summer day camps available in the Triangle, making a decision on the best summer day camp for your kids can be tough. At the YMCA of the Triangle we have a day camp...
Students in YMCA programs enjoyed a different kind of Spring Break. Over the week of March 27 - April 1, there were five groups with over 100 teens and YMCA Directors on trips. ...
  • The Top Four Things Day Camp Counselors Want You to Know
We asked our YMCA youth counselors and staff what they wish summer day camp parents knew about camp and the YMCA. Their responses, while light-hearted and fun, ring with a simple...
National Volunteer Month is celebrated in April as a time to recognize the incredible people who give back to the community.   At the Y, volunteers are an important part of how we...
Kids come back to YMCA Summer Day Camps year after year.  Not sure if Y Camp is right for your child? Read this from Luke’s mom, a returning camper for 2016. “I just wanted to let...
Youth Art Month is celebrated in March as a way to recognize skills developed through visual arts and arts education. Arts programming and arts activities are a part of the Y’s...

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