Stories tagged with: The Y

June 14, 2011 - 4:32pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Chemistry, anatomy, biology and more... Kids involved with science camp think, it's just fun.

A summer camp held at  Zane Sate College offers kids some hands-on experience with science. Instructor at Zane State College, Katie Hooper, said, if kids get their feet wet now with science, the future job opportunities are endless.

"Absolutely, if a student is interested in science, there are so many opportunities that are available to them," said Hooper. "...

August 22, 2010 - 5:14pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

Some youth in our community are in need of guidance.

The Muskingum Family Y hosted a Big Brothers Big Sisters picnic Sunday afternoon. The organization is nationally recognized for it's mentoring program.  

"We won't turn any child away, because every child always needs that special someone that might not be their mom or their dad, so they can just talk to about personal things," said Sarah Browning, Development Coordinator.

The...

August 21, 2010 - 4:06pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

One local organization wants to thank the community for a great summer. 

The Muskingum Family Y hosted it's First Annual "Run Wild At The Y" community day. About twenty adults and children competed in the 3 mile run around the park. All proceeds were given to the Y's finacial assistance program.

"Financial aid for those who can't afford the program fees or membership fees and we provide the assistance to them to participate in the programs and membership...

July 13, 2010 - 5:39pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The YMCA has recently decided to change its name to just, "the Y" , the organization also announced a new brand strategy.

After two years of analysis and research, the YMCA has concluded that changing its name to "the Y" will help make the organization more progressive with the community.

"You know when most people refer to, I'm going to, they don't necessarily say I'm going to the YMCA, they say I'm going to the Y," said Craig Miracle from...

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