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The Adventure Guides program provides fathers and their children the opportunity to spend valuable time together. As part of a larger group, both father and child create unforgettable memories playing games, spending the weekend at an overnight camp, family adventures, and much more. Register today through your local YMCA branch.
We won't grow old and just remember our lives in general, we will remember moments in our lives. The Adventure Guides program creates moments and lifetime memories.
Luke Plese, Adventure Guides Dad
Regional Adventure Guides Director Plano & Frisco
Program registration for Adventure Guides will open on August 1st.
Dates: October 18th-20th
Location: Camp Grady Spruce (Graford, TX)
Registration Deadline: October 4th (late fee assessed starting October 6th)
***Pair Registration good for Dad & 1 Child; Dads with a 2nd child will need to register as a pair and register an additional child***
Date: November 9th
Here is a step by step process to register for Campouts:
Circles need to register for camp before the registration deadline. There is also an option to register for all camps at the beginning of the year and make equal payments throughout the year.
Camp Fire Closing Ceremony:
And now (point with both hands at your feet) may the Great Spirit (point with both arms above your head skyward) of All Great Spirits (make circles with your hands 3 times). Be with you (point with both hands at the person across from you), Now (point with both hands at your feet) and Forever (point skyward pretending to shoot an imaginary bow and arrow).
Camp Carter: 817 738 9241
Collin County Adventure: 469 952 5600
Camp Classen: 405-297-7740
El Tersoro: 817 910 1242
817 779 3411 ext. 10 : Ray Bean Area
817.779.3411 ext. 20 : Main Camp Area
817.779.3411 ext. 30 : Frontier Area
The Pines: 214 522 6533
Please Take Precautions Against Ticks:
11 Commandments of Camping
YMCA Packing List
For the Whole Circle
In case of accident or illness, I authorize the calling of medical services. I will not hold the YMCA or the volunteers responsible. In case of accident, I can be reached at the above numbers. In the event of an emergency, I give the YMCA permission to provide first aid and/or transport my youth to the nearest facility. I also give permission for the necessary emergency treatment by physician/hospital/clinic. By my signature and my own free will, I do hereby indemnify and hold harmless the YMCA from any and all claims and demands, cost or expense arising out of any injuries sustained by myself or any party in which I am responsible. I give permission for the use of photos taken by the YMCA.
I give my child permission to participate in the YMCA Adventure Guides evaluation process. This process includes collection of demographic data, attendance, and youth development and family outcomes. No information about your child will be disclosed to anyone outside the research process. The research staff will maintain your child's confidentiality by not revealing his/her identifying information.
I give my permission and consent to YMCA of the USA, its agents, successors and assignees the right to use, print, publish, reproduce and license, in any manner whatsoever, my or my child's survey responses. I understand and agree that my or my child's survey response submission may be used by the YMCA or others.
Zero Tolerance Alchol Policy
The YMCA Adventure Guides program is an alcohol and a drug free environment. The use of alcohol or illegal drugs on YMCA property or during an Adventure Guide event is strictly prohibited. The Adventure Guide program has a no tolerance policy. Anyone found drinking or using illegal drugs will be asked to leave the program for one year.
This policy is consistent with the mission of the YMCA and is the policy dictated by the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas.
The suspended individual must request to be reinstated into the program by contacting the YMCA Program Director. The YMCA Program Director will then review the details of the alcohol incident with the Longhouse Volunteers and YMCA Executive Director then based upon the findings, determine the appropriate reinstatement action.