Please join us in welcoming Greg McCrohan, Outdoor Center Director, to the mountain. South Mountain YMCA Camps is pleased to announce that Greg McCrohan has been named The Outdoor Center Director. In his new position Mr. McCrohan will be responsible for all guests visiting the South Mountain outside the summer season. This includes but is not …  Read More
Celebrating our History: The 65th Anniversary of YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser & the 30th Anniversary of the South Mountain YMCA Camps.
For 65 years, we have welcomed you to the mountain. We’ve invited you to share in our Fire of Friendship, determined in our belief that every person shares the potential to grow in wisdom, to discover their unique and independent voice, to nurture others and to engage their communities. The fun and challenging programs we have offered have …  Read More
They Teach It At Stanford!
You know those mass emails your second cousin sends you? The ones warning you about the dangers of cotton socks and chewing gum. Or the ones that promise you good luck or a free Ipad, ONLY, if you forward to everyone you know. I'm not a fan. But, when I received this 'viral email' from my mother, who knows I detest them, I gave her the benefit of …  Read More
The Bride Wore Bug Spray
By Katherine Rosman Reposted from The Wall Street Journal (July 21, 2010) Instead of bridesmaids and groomsmen, there will be "head counselors" when Serena Orgel, 35, and Josh Young, 36, get married this September at Lake Bryn Mawr Camp in Honesdale, Pa. Instead of bridesmaids and groomsmen, there will be "head counselors" when Serena Orgel, …  Read More
A new ICEP Trip? AWESOME. AND it’s to Spain? CAN I GO?!
The title above is how my thought process went when I heard about our newest international program. For me, one of the most exciting summer programs this year is the new ICEP trip to SPAIN! Not only is this a fun topic because it’s another great opportunity for our campers…it brings back memories from my first “real” international trip. I say my …  Read More