My favorite thing in a whole entire world is Camp Combe.

Female camper, age 6

The energy! The care! The fun! Everything a kid could want.
I want to go to camp!

– Parent of an 11 yr old girl

This was our first summer and everything has been exactly as we
were told it would be...even better!

– Parent of an eight year old camper

I didn’t realize the importance of camp until I sent my kids to Combe

Mother of 2 boys with camp sine 2012

Service Corps, especially Habitat for Humanity, had a huge impact on my son!

– Parent of a 7th grade boy

It’s hard to outgrow camp when it gets more fun every year! Your teen programs are perfect!

– Parent of an 8th grade girl

My child comes home more mature and responsible after every trip. How can so much growth happen in just one summer?

– Parent of 9th grade boy

As a kid, I loved Camp Combe. Now I want to make camp just as awesome for my campers!

– Camp Combe Junior Counselor

This was my son’s first truly successful mainstream experience —we couldn’t be happier!

Parent of 8 yr old camper with Autism

This is a camp that celebrates kids being themselves. What could be better than that?

– Parent of a male camper, age 12

My daughter loves camp so much she is disappointed on the weekend. "Camp Combe today?" is her first waking question!

– Parent of a six year old camper

Camp Combe is the coolest place I have ever been.

Male camper, age 9

I'm not sure how you do it, but I don't think my boys have ever been this excited about anything!

– Parent of two campers, age 7 & 9

ABOUT US

A common thread of honesty, caring, respect and social responsibility weaves itself through all of our YMCA programs, staff and participants.  We pride ourselves on those four character traits and firmly believe our community is better because of our values. In addition, our programs enable children to realize their potential in a place where fun & learning go hand in hand.

Operating as a non-facility YMCA we are unique in that we are solely based on programs. Thanks to the generosity of community partners, our Y provides its programs in schools, community spaces and local pools/lakes throughout Northern Westchester and Putnam Counties.

OUR MISSION

The YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester is committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. It is a charitable, not for profit organization that welcomes all people regardless of age, race religion or economic status and strives to enrich each and every life through a unique, dynamic combination of programs that strengthens spirit, mind and body.

OUR AREAS OF FOCUS

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. That’s why, through the Y, millions of youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

HEALTHY LIVING
Improving the nation’s health and well-being
In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors
The Y has been listening and responding to our communities’ most critical social needs for 160 years. Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through global services, or preventing chronic disease and building healthier communities through collaborations with policymakers, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve. Through the Y, 500,000 volunteers and thousands of donors, leaders and partners across the country are empowering millions of people in the U.S. and around the world to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

CARING. HONESTY. RESPECT. RESPONSIBILITY.