Camp E.L.K. Is Open For Adventure!

Camp E.L.K. Is Open For Adventure! Registration Begins for the YMCA of Orange County’s New Resident Camp February 1st marks the beginning of what will be a fun-filled and exciting summer for the YMCA of Orange County and summer camp enthusiasts from the San Gabriel Valley to Orange and Riverside Counties. Starting today, parents will…

Trudy Reinhartsen

Trudy Reinhartsen “Trudy embodies our YMCA mission by showing that, regardless of age, any person has the opportunity to thrive and participate in our programming. Trudy embodies our vision of fostering  youth and family development by being an active member with her grandchildren and building strong relationships with staff.” – Kaitlin Eckert, Child Care Assistant Director   Her Story “Many years ago as…

Scott and Jennifer Crowell

Scott and Jennifer Crowell “The Crowells have served the YMCA at all levels of leadership from board service to completely running our premier youth event the Junior Triathlon, with over 225 competitors and 500  supporters.” – Ron Erickson, Executive Director   Their Story “We became members of the YMCA in 2007 when our two boys were young. James was 6 and Robby was…

Robert Brooks

Robert Brooks “Our boys Adi and Arjun are fortunate to have Robert as their basketball coach for over 4 years. His constructive methods help develop confidence and skill. Coach Robert has the unique ability to bring forward the best potential in each player. He coaches with positive approach and emphasis on fundamentals of the game. Above all, he encourages to ‘play with pride.’ We…

Nick Abeyta

Nick Abeyta “Nick has modeled leadership in a multitude of ways, some of those being how he lives his life, interacts with members of the community and how much time and energy he devotes to his  family. Nick works tirelessly to ensure that the Y is able to uphold our mission of creating stronger communities. Even before he had kids of his…

Michele McIntyre

Michele McIntyre “Michele is so sweet! She is constantly raving about the YMCA! She always mentions that her daughter went to the Y and now she works here. She talks about how great the YMCA is and how much she appreciated it when she was a young mom. She says that her daughter flourished during her years at the YMCA! She…