In normal times, camp is already invaluable for kids of all backgrounds. Camp provides opportunities for problem solving, learning together, meeting new people, and navigating social interactions in a relaxed and fun setting and, most importantly, outside of the house.
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For the unforeseeable future, students in the Oshkosh Area School District will conduct their learning virtually. In response, the Boys and Girls Club of Oshkosh and the Oshkosh Community YMCA have created learning pods at their locations, allowing more than 300 students access to computers, while learning and playing at a safe distance from each […]
This year, keeping young people on track academically means clearing a major hurdle – logging on to the virtual classroom. Grants totaling $23,900 helped the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh and Oshkosh Community YMCA quickly pivot when the Oshkosh Area School District announced its plan to start the school year with a hybrid virtual/in […]
Leadership, vision, persistence, and optimism. Many Oshkosh residents have used these words to describe Tom Blaze (pictured far left). Tom was the President and CEO of the Oshkosh Community YMCA, recently retiring after serving 17 years. “Tom was responsible for getting the Oshkosh YMCA sustainable and profitable in the long run. Tom knew that he […]
“Fundraising is a three-legged stool between annual campaigns, capital campaigns, and endowment building,” remarked Tom Blaze, President & CEO of the Oshkosh YMCA, as he pondered the importance of endowments. “Of those three, the endowment building gets the least attention, almost as an afterthought, but just like the other two legs it’s vital to keeping […]