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Y Adventure Guides/Y Adventure Princesses
Because They Look Up To You
Join one of the largest programs the YMCA offers by going camping with your son or daughter.
You will create memories that will last a lifetime! The Adventure Clubs session runs from
September to June, but we accept members year-round. Organized geographically, you
will attend one meeting and one scheduled weekend activity per month with tribe and
nation. Weekend activities may include a campout in the desert, mountains, beaches,
and even Catalina Island. All new members must belong to a nation and tribe to
register for the events.
Y Adventure Guides: Dads and Sons
Spend time bonding with "the boys" in some of the best camping spots Southern California
has to offer. Beyong fishing, hiking and canoeing, you will also design and race your own
pinewood derby car and create a winning tribal chariot. Monthly campouts include many
long-standing traditions, from bead-trading to Saturday night campfires to a Snow Moon camp.
Treasure time with your son while he learns and lives the SIX AIMS values of the Adventure
Y Adventure Princesses: Dads and Daughters
Enjoy special time with the princess in your life, camping across the terrain of beautiful
Southern California. Beyond hiking, kayaking and rock climbing, you will also create
many interesting crafts and even star in a skit or perform in "Princess Idol." Monthly
campouts include many long-standing traditions, from bead-trading to Saturday
campfires to a Snow Moon camp. Treasure time with your daughter while she learns
and lives the SIX AIMS values of the Adventure Clubs Program.
The Six Aims
The principles we try to teach and live by.
- To be clean in body and pure in heart.
- To be pals forever with my child.
- To love the sacred circle of my family.
- To be attentive while others speak.
- To love my neighbor as myself
- To seek and preserve the beauty of the Great Spirit's work in forest, field, & stream