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2 kids canoeing and enjoying the benefits of nature at YMCA Camp Moody

The Bountiful Benefits of Nature

Fall in Central Texas is a perfect opportunity for nature enthusiasts and families looking to create more meaningful outdoor experiences. Doctors and educators are recognizing the benefits of time spent outdoors, particularly for children. Research

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This picture show kids canoeing in a river at Camp Moody.

Why I Love Camping

By Steve Peterson, Executive Director, Northwest Family YMCA I have always loved camping. The Peterson family fished, hunted and camped as we had for generations. Since I could walk, my Dad made sure “us boys” got out of the

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Kids playing in a water fountain.

Summertime Safety

Summer is already approaching, and the spring temperatures are soaring quickly!  With quarantine measures in place, many families have already been enjoying the great outdoors more frequently.  What do you need to know to keep

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