Actively support the mission and initiative of the Alumni Committee, Alumni Association, and Frost Valley YMCA. Your resolution can pertain to any action in your personal life or your connection to the Y that helps people representing all Dimensions of Diversity to feel that they belong. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Take Action and Donate Now to Frost Valley YMCA, Explore ways to give to Frost Valley YMCA, Message From Jerry Huncosky Regarding COVID-19, Rufino Camano is Named Employee of the Month, Ben Postawa is Named Employee of the Month, Heaven Roberts Is Named Employee Of The Month, Paul Schoen is Named Employee of the Month, Frost Valley YMCA Announces the Retirement of its CEO Jerry Huncosky in 2023. Nick grew up in the YMCA and discovered his passion for working in youth development as a summer camp counselor. Today, the girls are out at Petes Pavillon on their overnight so they boys stayed in and had a BBQ. I regard my time at camp as some of the best times of my life, and I keep in touch with many of the amazing folks I met there., See What's Happening And Plan Your Next Trip. We started the day with brunch of waffles and ice cream, and had a lot of fun spending time with our yurt mates at our extended water front time! Dimensions of Diversity is explained here, through a Y-USA blog about creating a safe space of LGBT Campers. We would love to hear from you about how you are putting Inclusiveness into Action! But without it, the Y mission isincomplete. Print it out, draw, write, or add art to the template to describe your personal Inclusion Resolution. How can you, every day, at home or school or in the community, put inclusiveness into practice? For all people. See What's Happening And Plan Your Next Trip. We designed poster collages for the new dining hall and talked about what these core values means to us. They Say: For all is a simple but powerful phrase. Being a part of this community is a special thing, and the core values are what drew me to the YMCA movement many years ago. Frost Valley YMCA is located 2 hours north of New York City, in the heart of the beautiful Catskill Mountains! Embrace the Frost Valley YMCAs eight core values of respect, responsibility, caring, honesty, community, diversity, stewardship and inclusion. I will be sharing all of the resolutions at the end of the month! This is Nick's 16th summer at Frost Valley. Happy Reading, and thank you for making Frost Valley such an inclusive community! Nick Lomauro is a lifetime lover of camp (overnight and day), outdoor recreation, and value-based programs. Work as a committee to maintain and develop the following aspects of alumni engagement: Assist in planning and developing programs logistics for various Alumni events, Help the Association expand upon opportunities for members of the alumni community to communicate and build partnerships in their professional development with other Frost Valley alumni, Assist in development efforts to track lost alumni and provide updated information to Frost Valley for record-keeping. Once you become part of our family, you are part of it for life. That is how I can contribute to my community, and I thank my campers for inspiring me to do so. Get Info and Book Your Group or Family Retreat Today! Here are some of the exciting things that we did!

Participate in an acceptable number of bi-monthly conference calls and/or meetings throughout the year. Nick grew up in the YMCA and discovered his passion for working in youth development as a summer camp counselor. Frost Valley is a community built on love and our core values. I am proud of this community. Nick then returned to his childhood YMCA in NJ, of over 20 thousand members, as the Director of Youth Development. Get Info and Book Your Group or Family Retreat Today! Today, I am happy to share the resolutions from the Frost Valley Year Round Staff! This is Nick's 16th summer at Frost Valley. I am humbled constantly by the amazing youth that are part of this community. At our opening campfire, we present each camper with a chain. Full of curiosity, Nick graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in General Humanities. At the Y, we strive to understand and value each persons unique dimensions of diversity and help them overcome barriers to inclusion so they can fully participate in society and reach their potential. The diagram of the Diversity Wheel, explains all of the dimensions of diversity that are part of humanity.

In 2015, Nick returned to Frost Valley and he is now the Director of Camp Wawayanda. Maintain a profile of good standing, not only with Frost Valley YMCA but with the alumni community as a whole. We hug each other when times are hard and try to lift one another up. Tomorrow night, the boys will get to sleep under the stars. Weve been discussing the importance of Inclusiveness this month, through our Inclusion Resolution Initiative for Core Values in Action.

We stand for respect, caring, honesty, responsibility, stewardship, diversity, inclusiveness, and community for all people. In this role he designed, developed, and implemented day camp and teen programs. Nick Lomauro is a lifetime lover of camp (overnight and day), outdoor recreation, and value-based programs. This is Nick's 16th summer at Frost Valley. Get Info and Book Your Group or Family Retreat Today! We also received core value necklaces that we are super excited about! We work every single day to ensure that all of our campers are provided with a space to celebrate their differences and be included in the community. If you have created your own Inclusion Resolution, please email me at lhutchinson@frostvalley.org to be featured in our last Inclusiveness blog post of the month! I am happy to announce that Inclusiveness is the Core Value of the month of February. Were looking forward to a sunny day tomorrow, See What's Happening And Plan Your Next Trip. At the Farm, we like to celebrate these core values by rewarding campers for exemplifying each value. Each one of us bring to camp our own experiences and perspectives, and each one of us leaves with a better understanding of someone whos experiences and perspectives are different from our own.

Its a fun way to celebrate and encourage our campers to act upon these core values. Nick then returned to his childhood YMCA in NJ, of over 20 thousand members, as the Director of Youth Development.

document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Take Action and Donate Now to Frost Valley YMCA, Explore ways to give to Frost Valley YMCA. Immediately following graduation Nick set off to Spain to hike the 500 mile ancient pilgrimage trail, El Camino de Santiago. Full of curiosity, Nick graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in General Humanities. Share your resolutions with me, Lindsay, at lhutchinson@frostvalley.org. Frost Valleys mission statement is, Frost Valley YMCA is a values-driven organization that fosters youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through outdoor educational and recreational programs for all. Have Questions or Need Some Specific Info? Throughout the session, campers and counselors can award each other Core Value Beads where each colored bead correlates with a different core value. See What's Happening And Plan Your Next Trip. Has an interest in furthering the mission of Frost Valley YMCA, by assisting in cultivation, outreach, and stewardship of other Frost Valley YMCA alumni, through various events, online networking as well as other potential avenues. We are a loving community. I encourage all of my campers to continue to embrace each others differences, support each other through hardships, and spread the values that we practice at Frost Valley throughout your communities at home. Have Questions or Need Some Specific Info? Have Questions or Need Some Specific Info? Make every reasonable effort to assist with and attend Alumni events to further the development of the Alumni Association as a whole. Nick then returned to his childhood YMCA in NJ, of over 20 thousand members, as the Director of Youth Development. Our commitment to these values, and our intentional implementation of them in our programming every day, for every person, has guided me to become a stronger, more intentional leader. To give everyone a chance to explore inclusiveness this month, I have included the Inclusion Resolution Template to this post! An alumnus of Frost Valley YMCA, by way of being a former staff member, camper, or participant. But the part that makes us such a strong and unique family is our differences. Sunday was a much deserved day of rest and relaxation! I am honored to be a part of it. Im convinced of it . Often we have conversations with campers, staff, alumni, and parents of our summer camp programinvolving the sense of belonging and inclusion that our campers feel while they spend the summer at Frost Valley. In this role he designed, developed, and implemented day camp and teen programs. Get Info and Book Your Group or Family Retreat Today! Have Questions or Need Some Specific Info? In 2015, Nick returned to Frost Valley and he is now the Director of Camp Wawayanda. Copyright 2022 YMCA of the USA. Our campers are some of the most caring, positive, change agents in this world. Send me a photo, email, video, or letter with your resolution! Nick grew up in the YMCA and discovered his passion for working in youth development as a summer camp counselor.

Happy Core Values in Action Wednesday everyone!

Immediately following graduation Nick set off to Spain to hike the 500 mile ancient pilgrimage trail, El Camino de Santiago. See What's Happening And Plan Your Next Trip. The Frost Valley YMCA Alumni Committee, in alignment with the mission of Frost Valley YMCA, is rooted in their commitment and passion for engaging alumni and ensuring the long-term integrity of our eight core values: Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship. I believe this as well. Many people describe our community as being a big family. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Take Action and Donate Now to Frost Valley YMCA, Explore ways to give to Frost Valley YMCA, Message From Jerry Huncosky Regarding COVID-19, Rufino Camano is Named Employee of the Month, Ben Postawa is Named Employee of the Month, Heaven Roberts Is Named Employee Of The Month, Paul Schoen is Named Employee of the Month, Frost Valley YMCA Announces the Retirement of its CEO Jerry Huncosky in 2023. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Take Action and Donate Now to Frost Valley YMCA, Explore ways to give to Frost Valley YMCA, Message From Jerry Huncosky Regarding COVID-19, Rufino Camano is Named Employee of the Month, Ben Postawa is Named Employee of the Month, Heaven Roberts Is Named Employee Of The Month, Paul Schoen is Named Employee of the Month, Frost Valley YMCA Announces the Retirement of its CEO Jerry Huncosky in 2023. In order to explain Inclusiveness, YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) highlights the last two words in the mission statement: For All. As part of a global Movement ofinclusion championsworking in 119 countries, each of us, through our everyday actions, has the power to contribute to a more connected, cohesive world for all.. Get Info and Book Your Group or Family Retreat Today! What I try to do each day, and what Ive committed my life to, is providing children a safe place to learn about themselves, build relationships, solve healthy conflict, relate to people with differences, and learn how to care. So, keep an eye out for those beads in our pictures and when your campers get home! Be active in helping shape the future of the organization and improving the experience for each guest and camper that attends Frost Valley. Being a part of the Frost Valley YMCA movement, has made more of an impact on me than I ever thought possible. Each summer, Frost Valley YMCA provides exceptional outdoor experiences for over 4,000 children through day and overnight camp programs. We love Frost Valleys 8 Core Values. We were also given time to reflect and share with each other through poetry, story telling, and skits. Here is a photo of the Year Round directors, with our Inclusion Resolutions! Full of curiosity, Nick graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in General Humanities. All month we will be celebrating this core value, which is needed now more than ever before. Strive to be a valuable member of the Frost Valley community by furthering the organizations goals and strategies. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Take Action and Donate Now to Frost Valley YMCA, Explore ways to give to Frost Valley YMCA, Message From Jerry Huncosky Regarding COVID-19, Rufino Camano is Named Employee of the Month, Ben Postawa is Named Employee of the Month, Heaven Roberts Is Named Employee Of The Month, Paul Schoen is Named Employee of the Month, Frost Valley YMCA Announces the Retirement of its CEO Jerry Huncosky in 2023. Get Info and Book Your Group or Family Retreat Today! In this role he designed, developed, and implemented day camp and teen programs. Immediately following graduation Nick set off to Spain to hike the 500 mile ancient pilgrimage trail, El Camino de Santiago. We have seen some great examples of the core values in action and we have enjoyed sharing these special beads with each other. All rights reserved. Have Questions or Need Some Specific Info? Each color of the beads on our necklaces represents a core value. The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. See What's Happening And Plan Your Next Trip. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Take Action and Donate Now to Frost Valley YMCA, Explore ways to give to Frost Valley YMCA, Message From Jerry Huncosky Regarding COVID-19, Rufino Camano is Named Employee of the Month, Ben Postawa is Named Employee of the Month, Heaven Roberts Is Named Employee Of The Month, Paul Schoen is Named Employee of the Month, Frost Valley YMCA Announces the Retirement of its CEO Jerry Huncosky in 2023. Thank you for being part of my community. When we see someone else at the farm demonstrating one of these core values, we give them a bead and tell them why they were deserving. Have Questions or Need Some Specific Info? Nick Lomauro is a lifetime lover of camp (overnight and day), outdoor recreation, and value-based programs.

Assist in developing a plan to keep Alumni engaged via social media. We celebrate these differences, encourage each other to share and discuss differences, and coach our youth through navigating some of these differences as well. We cheer each other on and encourage each others dreams. We share stories and provide guidance to one another. We also took the day to reflect on our experience so far at camp and related it to the 8 Core Values of Frost Valley: Honesty, Respect, Caring, Inclusiveness, Community, Stewardship, and Diversity. In 2015, Nick returned to Frost Valley and he is now the Director of Camp Wawayanda.