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Earth Service Awards

YMCA Earth Service Awards NOTICE : The 2020 Earth Service Awards have been postponed until further notice.  2019 recipient Sena McLaughlin If you have questions, please contact, Tricia BilesDirector of Outdoor Education and Group Services(518) 656-9462 ext. 6604.

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Teen Service Camp

Teen Service Camp Teen Service Camp has been cancelled for 2020 – Consider joining our volunteer work weekend or April 25 and 26 or check back in for Teen Service Camp April 2021 Calling all teens! Spend April break doing something meaningful and fun! Ages: 13 – 16 Cost: $225/ teen

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Winter Camp

2020 Winter Camp Wondering What to do with the kids for winter break? Send them to WINTER Camp!Winter Camp is 5 days of frosty fun for children ages 7-14. Campers spend their days making friends and enjoying activities that include, tubing, crafts, snowshoeing, games, gaga ball, stories, campfires, music, and more! Days include a balance […]

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A Decade of Chingachgook Magic

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Strategic Planning Sessions

Does Your Company Have 2020 Vision? Enrich your office team in 2020 with a Strategic Planning Session Bring your staff to YMCA Camp Chingachgook for a strategic planning retreat. Take a step away from the office and start your new year off with intention and direction. Strategic planning sessions at Chingachgook help you get out […]

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Online “Pop Up” Holiday Store

Here in Lake George, we welcomed December with several inches of snow but even with fresh snow on the ground, we are looking forward to the warm, sunny days that summer camp brings! We know that many like to give the gift of Camp to the campers in your life. Weather you are gifting a 2020 Chingachgook […]

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Chingachgook Challenge

Calling all runners – save the date! This year’s Chingachgook Challenge will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Click here for more info or visit www.AREEP.com.

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A Gap Year Internship

“I can guarantee you will become a better version of yourself and you will have a blast doing so.”       Noah Rifkin 2018 Gap Year Intern Noah Rifkin spent six months of his gap-year at YMCA Camp Chingachgook. Here’s a snapshot of his experience in his own words: For the past six months, I’ve […]

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NEATS

1st Annual Northeast Adventure and Trip Symposium (NEATS) 2018 brought with it the Adventure Program’s first ever Fall programming season! Our Adult Trips have already passed, but coming up, we will be hosting the 1st Annual Northeast Adventure and Trip Symposium (NEATS). This is a conference for all established and emerging outdoor adventure and travel industry […]

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This Month in Outdoor Education

A Tale of Two Schools – From Near and Far Every two years Ancona School’s 7th and 8th graders, with their dedicated team of teachers, board an airplane and travel from Chicago to YMCA Camp Chingachgook for a full week of outdoor education. Their motivation in coming so far is to experience the spectacular Adirondacks. Here they […]

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