As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that’s in a pool, pond, lake, river, stream, or ocean. That means the risk of drowning is ever-present. With May being National Water Safety Month, now is the time for parents and caregivers to reinforce the importance of water safety and equip their kids with the […]
Every New Year, millions of people set the common resolution of reaching a healthy weight, eating better, and exercising more. The gyms are packed, as many people buy memberships that they use for about a month. Even with the best intentions, they feel intimidated by the enormity of their goals. “Lose 40 pounds,” “Eat only […]
The Camp Curtin YMCA has embarked on a Trauma Responsive Community Violence Prevention program in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. Central to this program are Block Leaders who will be trained in Trauma-Informed Care and as points of contact for the neighborhood. Block Leaders will be looked to for implementing Trauma-informed […]
This January marks the 19th Annual Mentoring Month. The goal of recognizing this month is to expand our mentoring opportunities. We also aim to connect the children in our community with selfless adults. Inside January, join us in celebrating a few other campaigns aimed to increase participation in this cause. January 8th, 2020 is recognized […]
Bittersweet is the day when parents say goodbye to their young ones on their first day of school. If you have a child who is attending kindergarten for the first time this fall, you’re likely either breathing a sigh of relief or your heart is breaking just thinking about it.