Horizons: Outdoor Adventure

NOW ENROLLING OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP In this therapeutic adventure program, an experiential education model is used to develop trust, promote teamwork, and build self-confidence. These themes are woven into activities such as: Ropes courses Hiking Read more…

By Carson Henry, ago
Y Stories


rock One humid day in July, as youth from the Linkages to Learning and Rock Climbing Camps joined together, Y instructors began with their usual ‘safety talk’ and a review of the climbing and rappelling options from which they could choose. They explain that rappelling uses ropes and friction equipment to help campers descend rock cliffs slowly and safely. The campers were nervous when they saw the height of the cliff for the repel. When it came time to start the rappelling activity, no one wanted to be first. Continue reading “THIS IS SCARY. YOU GO FIRST!” »

By Linda Medina, ago

Youth & Family Services’ Staff

Patti Bryce – Director of Community Programs Andrea Zawatsky, LCSW-– Director of the YMCA YFS Montgomery County Wraparound program Kimberly Nimmons, LCPC – Director of Regional Youth Services/CORE Counseling Elena dos Reis – Director of Linkages to Learning Read more…

By Carson Henry, ago

Impacting Our Community

We strive to provide quality and effective services that will leave a lasting impact on the communities and individuals we serve. Check out some of our results! 2016 Annual Report 2015 Annual Report 2014 Annual Report Youth Read more…

By Carson Henry, ago