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From the Director’s Porch – January 2017

Fitness Testing Update The YMCA Blue Ridge Leaders’ School has always been firmly committed to advancing the leadership qualities of its Leaders through the thoughtful use of physical fitness programming. As times change and knowledge grows, so does the programming offered by the YMCA. Just as the peach baskets of James Naismith evolved into [...]

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Honor Leader Retreat Recap – December 2016

The date had been set for months. We all knew that from the 16th-18th of December we would be at our favorite place in the world. When the actual day came, there were some complications. Baber (Rachel) had a final at Duke that ended the same time the retreat was supposed to start. Basmaci (Rachel) and Josh almost didn’t make it there because of overbooked flights.


Counselor Update – December 2016

Being a counselor is about learning skills, developing character and making friends while leading peers to do the same. But few environments are as special as Blue Ridge Leaders' School, where teens become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in [...]


From the Director’s Porch – December 2016

Happy New Year!!!! As we reflect on 2016 we look back at twelve months of amazing impact in our local Y communities. As we look forward we see a lot of exciting changes for BRLS in 2017. We will ring in the new year with a totally re-purposed and redesigned website! This site will have [...]

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