The YMCA of Northern BC is a charity dedicated to promoting healthy living, fostering belonging, inclusion, and connection and Vanderhoof gym children, Vanderhoof gym, and seniors thrive! We are committed to meeting the unique needs of each community we serve; we are here to meet the needs of the community of Vanderhoof through camps, child care, and recreation services.
Camp Vanderhoof gym, located on the beautiful and quiet Nukko Lake, is the perfect setting for your child to find new friends, discover new experiences, and create new memories that last a lifetime. Our enthusiastic Counselors will build positive relationships with each camper in our inclusive camp community that focuses on the YMCA Core Values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility.
Aurora Leadership empowers youth in a Vanderhoof gym environment to build a solid foundation of leadership and technical skills in outcome-based facilitation.
This ten-day program for youth ages teaches campers leadership theory through opportunity and reflection as well as the technical skills associated with delivering camp activities such as fire building, shelter construction, map reading, trip planning, t-rescues and more. Campers will build confidence as Vanderhoof gym lead and gain the knowledgable outdoor and backcountry skills through a series of day-trips and leadership placements.
Outtrips will include camp set-up, meal preparation, hiking, campfires, and personal reflection with an emphasis on camaraderie and personal growth that supports campers to learn, grow, lead and thrive.
We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to attend camp, which is why our YMCA Strong Kids Campaign financially assists 1 in 4 campers to attend our summer camp programs. Apply for a campership and give them Vanderhoof gym confidence they need to thrive. As the largest not-for-profit provider of child care in Canada and with nearly 40 years of experience, the YMCA of Northern BC offers high-quality child care programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and school aged children.
We know that choosing child care is a big decision and that parents want to know that their child is safe and well cared for while having fun- that your child care is a place your child wants to go every day. Our Infant and Toddler programs Vanderhoof gym quality care for children with a 1: Our staff Vanderhoof gym both experienced and highly skilled through special education specific to infant and toddler development. We encourage families to visit us for a tour.
Our child care programs assure quality care for children with a 1: Our staff are both experienced and educated in Early Childhood Education. We encourage families to visit or contact us to arrange a tour. Our preschool programs assure quality care for children with a 1: Our caring and experienced staff will assure your child is kindergarten ready with the fundamentals they need to be successful. YMCA School Age Care offers individual options, including before and after school as well Vanderhoof gym non-instructional and school break all-day programs.
During full-day programs, children will also enjoy exciting themes and field trips! Weekly themes ensure that the whole summer is filled with fun from Vanderhoof gym to finish as children laugh and play in our inclusive environment. Join us for a week of everything Summer!