Every year during the months of June, July, and August, young people gather at camps all over the country. Free from deadlines, rubrics, clubs, practices, and the monotonous yet tedious schedules created for them, these kids and teens swiftly embrace the season of Summer. For those who have the opportunity, camp is a safe haven in many respects. …  Read More
Dr. John W. Gruber is named the 2015 Recipient of the Harold L. Schappell Lifetime Achievement Award.
South Mountain YMCA Camps is pleased to honor Emeritus Director at the Annual Holiday Social. Wernersville, December 2015 – On Tuesday December 8th Dr. John W. Gruber received the South Mountain YMCA Camps Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual Holiday Social. More than 50 individuals joined Board members, staff and camp alum …  Read More
Opportunities Available for Summer Camp Nurses and Host Families
Hello Nurses! Kam Kobeissi, Camp Conrad Weiser Director here... South Mountain YMCA is looking for nurses for this upcoming summer! This is an ideal full-time opportunity for school nurses. We have positions available for two week, month long or full summer. You will be living onsite in our Wellness Center for the duration of your stay. We …  Read More
Why Camp Counselors Make Great Leaders
With the summer holidays behind us, many of us can reflect on the childhood adventures of summer camp, with days spent swimming in a lake and nights beside a campfire making s’mores. But summer camp as a powerful training ground for future business leaders? Probably not the first memory that comes to mind. And yet, looking back (fondly) on my …  Read More