Here’s Why Your Kid Needs Camp This Summer!

Summer camp is something every child should experience

We know it's crazy. It's January. It's cold. We are about as far away from summer as you can get. And we want to talk about CAMP! It's time to start talking about camp because summer will be here before you know it, and we want to make sure you ar... Read More

YMCA Preschool Curriculum Helps Children Grow

Early Learning Preschool helps fill the need for quality care in Lawrence

Everyone wants a great start for their child, and Megan has found that with the Benjamin Harrison YMCA Early Learning Preschool Program. “My son has been attending the program ever since he turned 2 years old. First as a half-day student, then mov... Read More

Get Spooky With The Ransburg Y

Ransburg Y Annual Member Spooktacular is Around The Corner

It’s that time of year – you have your pumpkin spice latte, the weather is getting cooler and Halloween is just around the corner. Halloween is a Ransburg Y Special – with so much to do at our FREE members’ Halloween Spooktacular, it’s a... Read More

Kids Learn to Lose and Other Life Skills with Youth Sports

Sports build character, teach teamwork, patience and other life lessons

In this day and age where electronics and technology rule, schools have less funding for physical education or daily recess, and some neighborhoods are no longer safe, youth sports are vital. Sports impact youth in more ways than you can imagine a... Read More

An Open Letter to New and Returning Campers

Camp Director Brian Shelley Is Excited about Summer Day Camp, Are You?

Dear Campers, (Moms and Dads, you can read this, too.) I know it’s April, and your calendars are counting down. Many of you have just finished Spring Break, but I cannot contain myself any more. I am about to BURST! I have been holding on to s... Read More