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YMCA Brings Over 250 Summer Cap Professional to Training, Rally in Quakertown

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June 7, 2024

YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties and Greater Valley YMCA summer camp staff came together for an all-day staff leadership training and rally at the YMCA branch in Quakertown on Saturday, June 1.

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Over 250 camp staff from both Ys gathered to review policy, procedures, practices and guidelines in preparation for working with thousands of children and families this summer. Camp leaders from both associations underwent new learning and refresher courses on camp curriculum and activities, health and safety guidelines in caring for 

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children, safety around water and drowning prevention, team-building, rainy day programming, arts and crafts and leading camp singalongs.

“It was a great day of planning, learning and getting to know each other,” explained Danielle Cioffi, VP of operations for the Central Bucks Region of the Y. “Bringing everyone together from Bucks, Hunterdon, Northampton and Lehigh counties was inspiring for everyone, and allowed all of us to benefit from best practices throughout all our camps.”

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YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties offers a variety of indoor and outdoor summer day camp experiences in Annandale (NJ), Doylestown, Fairless Hills, Flemington (NJ), Holland, Lambertville, New Hope-Solebury and Quakertown. Information about them can be found at on our camp webpage. Summer camp locations in the Greater Lehigh Valley include Allentown, Macungie, Catasauqua, Lehigh Twp., Bethlehem, Easton, Nazareth and Pen Argyl. For information about Y camps in the Lehigh Valley, please visit the webpage.