Picking Peaches

Apple Hill Orchard invited the Day Campers for a tour of their orchard last week. … [Continue reading]

Knox County 4-H Fair

The Day Camp kids had a personal tour of the 4-H grounds by the Queen and her court at the Knox County 4-H Fair. … [Continue reading]

Is That a Tractor on the Football Field?

Jim from Vincennes Tractor offered to bring some farm equipment out to Day Camp so the kids could experience a glimpse of farm life. … [Continue reading]

Owls Can’t Eat McDonald’s

Tom Held from the Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District visited the YMCA Summer Day Camp to talk about the food chain and owls. … [Continue reading]

Fish & Bugs

Curt Coffman, Tracey Johnson and I went to Kelso Creek to find bugs and fish for a presentation at Camp Green. … [Continue reading]

YMCA Butterfly Garden

A butterfly garden is made of native plants that provide everything necessary for a butterfly to survive. … [Continue reading]

Garden Stepping Stones

The campers made stepping stones for the butterfly garden! These are easy to make at home and add a personal touch to a garden. … [Continue reading]

Sock Heads!

The first project craft that I coordinated for Summer Day Camp was a grass head. These were easy to do and it was a lot of fun to watch them grow "hair". The kids learned that soil, water and sunlight make the grass grow. … [Continue reading]

The Three Sisters Garden

  Squash, corn and beans ... grow together. … [Continue reading]

Welcome to YMCA Camp Green!

At the Y, we are all about social responsibility. … [Continue reading]