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Strengthening Community is our Cause

The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages, and from all walks of life, joined together by a shared passion:  to strengthen the foundation of community.

When you give back and support the Y, you continue to strengthen the North Shore community and move us all forward. As the nation’s leading non-profit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y uses your gift to make a meaningful, enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.

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:60 Impact Story

YMCA Camp Video Speaks Louder Than Words 

A Y summer camp experience can truly change the life of a child.  It certainly did for me.  At the age of 42 (shhhh!), I can say without a doubt that some of my fondest memories are of Y camp!

It's hard to explain, but Y camps have a profound impact and teach kids lessons they will carry with them for life.  Kids learn how to shoot an arrow or finally accomplish their first standing dive.  They realize, with wide-eyes and a grin, that crossing the adventure course with your team intact is even better than the "zip-line" finale!

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