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An Open Position On Our Staff - Transport Co-ordinator/Driver

We have an open position on our awesome Sloane Superhero Staff team this summer — we are looking for a Transport Co-ordinator/Driver! This position involves coordinating all camper and staff transportation to and from camp property using Camp Sloane YMCA vehicles, and to physically drive campers and staff to and from camp property using Camp Sloane YMCA vehicles.  This position shall meet…

Checking In At Camp Sloane

We are now a few days into our first week of staff training and everyone's getting excited for the arrival of our first campers in just 13 days! If you're new to camp, you might be wondering how it all works when you first drop off your child on check in day (which is on the first Sunday of every session between 1pm and 3pm). We've put together an instructional video that runs through…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Boy's Camp Section Heads

A while ago we introduced the Girl's Camp Section Heads and now it's time to meet the leaders of Boy's Camp for summer 2015!    Name: Raul  Role…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Activity Heads (Part 3)

Here's the last Superhero introduction of our Activity Heads— these awesome staff members will be running some of the most popular areas on camp this summer!    Name: Carter  Role at camp: Boating Director  Number…

Open House - June 7th!

Our last Open House of the season is happening Sunday, June 7th! Come along between 12pm and 4pm to meet some of our fantastic staff and get a tour of camp.     No reservations required… just turn up and we will show you around! Any questions, call…

Sloane Superheroes 2015: Junior Counselors

Please welcome our Junior Counselors to the Camp Sloane staff this year! These wonderful guys and girls have all been campers for many years and have now made their way through the L.E.A.D. Program and onto staff!   Name: Jemma Number of years at camp: 10…

Denzel Washington - Academy Award Winner & Sloane Camp Counselor

While you may know the name Denzel Washington from award winning movies such as 'Crimson Tide' or 'Malcolm X', many do not know that in 1977, Mr. Washington worked as a Camp Counselor at our very own Camp Sloane YMCA! "Bit by the acting bug after…

Alumni Day Is Coming!

Did you know that this summer, on July 11, it is going to be ALUMNI DAY?!     That's right, we want to welcome all Camp Sloane Alumni to what is going to be an amazing afternoon at camp — you will be able to have a look around and see how camp…

A Recent Opening In Our Resident Nursing Team

Are you a nurse and want to spend the summer in a glorious location in the Berkshires working with a fantastic and experienced team, and gain great pediatric experience? Well look no further! We have an opening in our nursing team at Camp Sloane YMCA this summer! We are looking for someone who holds a current Registered Nurse license by the State…

Sloane Stories: Bill O'Neill

This week in our 'Sloane Stories' series we hear from Bill, whose family has been a part of Sloane history since the 1930s! "I went to Sloane in the late '50s through '65 and loved every minute of it. There are so many [stories]! Tri State Hike, earning Shark badge, the movies in the social hall, "Seventh Voyage of Sinbad", developing film in the photo lab (in the social hall), Turtle…