Category: Kids Clubs

Why We’re a Scout Family

By Guest Blogger Kristi Johnson Marion Family Tradition Signing my young son up for Cub Scouts was a no-brainer. My husband and his brother grew up in an active troop,...

Get Ready Now for a Great Summer

By Chelsea Cullen Joslyn, Communications Director for the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina After the winter weather we’ve had, it’s hard to believe summer is just...

How GUSA Helps Level the Playing Field

You wouldn’t normally think of a sport as a gift, but when you register your child for an activity such as soccer, you are giving them so much more than just an...

Why It’s Cool to be a Soccer Mom

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. ~ Mia Hamm There are...

Does Summer Camp Really Matter?

By Amber Ford, Family Services Director, Spears Family YMCA  Over the years many parents have asked, “what is the point of summer camp anyway?” Summer camps are...

Singers Company: A Fun Way to Inspire Confidence Through Music

By Cami Fife of Winston-Salem Singers Company We sing, we move, and most of all—we have fun! We are excited to announce that Singers Company has come to Winston-Salem!...

Make Back to School Special

It is hot, hot, hot and hard to believe that back to school is just around the corner. Before you know it the lazy days of summer will be replaced with the hustle and...

YMCA Adventure Guides and Princesses

Sponsored by the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina; written by Andrew Plyler, Director of Adventure Guides YMCA Adventure Guides and Princesses is all about “fostering...

All About Scouts

By James Green Sports like baseball or soccer are great. They teach kids teamwork and physical skills and can give them a sense of accomplishment. However, to help your...