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WE ARE THE FUTURE THEY DREAMED ABOUT MANY DECADES AGO, AND THROUGH THIS CAMPAIGN, WE WILL LIKEWISE IMPACT THE FUTURE FOR GENERATIONS TO COME.
Authors reflection of her Summer's at Onyahsa
Ah, sleepaway camp: that annual rite of summer. We send our kids off to unknown circumstances while we gnash our teeth in the hopes we prepared them for every dangerous or mortifying possibility. Not to worry, new camp parents: You got this! Just refer to these helpful tips from seasoned moms and camp staffers.
Our 118th summer season starts on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Are you ready?!
The Johnson Lodge was rededicated at YMCA Camp Onyahsa this month by Carole and John Sellstrom, officers of the John Alfred and Oscar Johnson Memorial Trust.
Expanded partnerships were explored as the Jamestown YMCA Association and Jamestown Community College hosted a delegation of nine professionals from the YMCA-YWCA of Chengdu, China, in late June.
At the Jamestown Area YMCA's annual meeting, Jim and Judi Swanson were honored with the Paul B. Sullivan Life Time Service Award.
YMCA Camp Onyahsa has been awarded $100,000 from non-local sources to renovate its Dewittville facility and to provide youth camp scholarships for local children and teens. Local donations were crucial in securing these matched national funds through the YMCA of the USA.
The 2015 Big Fish Triathlon raised $24,000 for Camp Onyahsa.
YMCA Camp Onyahsa is well into its 117th year of serving the youth and families of our community through active outdoor programs.
The Big Fish Triathlon is the only triathlon on Chautauqua Lake, and is held at YMCA Camp Onyahsa in Dewittville.
The 2014 Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot Expo & Town Hall Meeting will take place Saturday October 25th, 2014 from 12:00 noon until 6:00 P.M. at the YMCA Camp Onyahsa on the shores of beautiful Chautauqua Lake.
On November 2, 2013, YMCA Camp Onyahsa held its twelfth annual Dinner Dance at its beautifully restored 1938 Darrah Hultquist Dining Hall in Dewittville. This event drew guest from all over the country to celebrate Onyahsa’s long time mission, to foster excellence in youth development through quality camp programs; and its long time Camp Director, Jon O’Brian.
Onyahsa will honor its longstanding camp director, Jon O'Brian, during its 12th annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser. This event will feature a dinner, auction items, and live music in honor of the YMCA's recipient of the Lifetime for service award.