The Adventure Guides program was developed by the YMCA to help strengthen relationships between fathers & their sons or daughters. Spending quality one-on-one time with your child will help build a strong bond of trust and memories that will last a lifetime.

Adventure Guides is a Father/ Child program where dad’s gather in local “circles” and have adventures with their kids! Camping, service projects, leadership experience and character building programs all culminate in the ultimate goal of Adventure Guides.


WHO: Children (K-12) & their fathers/father-figures

WHAT: Camping, service projects, leadership experiences, character building & adventures!

WHERE: “Circles” meet regularly at your local VOS Y branch!

For more information on our Adventure Guides program, contact David Burckhard at


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