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Y members get onsite childcare, early registration, program discounts, referral savings, and much more.

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YMCA Camp Watia

Summer camp is coming!

It's not too late to sign up your child for overnight camp this summer. Sessions at Camp Watia are filling up fast!

YMCA of WNC mobile food market and nutrition education

Food for all

The Y distributes free, fresh produce at more than 20 mobile food markets each month, no questions asked. 

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August News: Keeping You Moving

Don't worry about cooking and doing dishes - we provide all the meals and snacks while you are here, starting with the Friday night snack. …

Camp Watia

We Need YOU as a Camp Counselor

It's a challenging job market for all employers, and teenagers have a lot of options. One of the best ones is being a camp counselor. It…

Safety Around Water Community Session

Swimming Lessons Save Lives

We are bringing Safety Around Water classes into the community Drowning can happen nearly anywhere with standing water. Knowing how to…

family camp

Take the whole family to camp!

Adults always say, “We want to come to camp!” Well, now is your chance for you and the rest of your family to come out and experience a…