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Club Administration – March 2020 Update

We are excited to announce that Club Recognition has evolved to Club Administration moving forward. The Club Levels traditionally have been a great way to recognize the Leaders' Club work taking place at the home YMCA.  As the Leaders' Club movement has continued to expand, it's become apparent that the foundational work at the home YMCAs is directly [...]

2020-03-11T20:10:50+00:00Categories: News|

Club Development – March 2020

Communication is KEY in Leaders Club! We have so many things to keep track of; hours, volunteer opportunities, phone numbers, meetings and so much more. Our club is currently using the Remind app to communicate and track schedules. On the remind app, you can attach files, create announcements and take polls! If you think your [...]

2020-03-11T20:06:53+00:00Categories: Club Development|

BRLS Counselors 2020

Do you remember your BRLS Counselors? Over and over again when we speak with alumni they fondly remember the counselor that led their group from year to year. This person sets the tone for the week, provides stability and humor during evening devotion, and helps Leaders grow as they make their way through the 6-year [...]

2020-03-11T20:02:05+00:00Categories: News|

Director’s Porch View – March 2020

The countdown has started, and with the Spring Rally season upon us we are less than 100 days from BRLS 2020!! Registration meeting have been happening and we know it will be another full school. Six clubs are working hard on their morning devotions, and the Honor Leaders are putting the finishing touches on [...]

2020-03-11T20:00:35+00:00Categories: From the Director's Porch|

Alumni Network Has Launched!

If you have attended BRLS in any role over the last 98 years, take a moment and reconnect today. Use this link to register now. Jessica James-Hill is leading this work and has some exciting plans for the coming months and years that will see many opportunities to meet up locally and on the mountain. [...]

2020-02-17T01:28:21+00:00Categories: News|

MobileServe is Your Friend

The YMCA Blue Ridge Leaders School is continuing our partnership with the local clubs by securing access to MobileServe Volunteer service software for ALL CLUBS who attend the school. Effective in January of 2020 MobileServe is now a key component in club levels. Next year BRLS will also be moving towards minimum hour requirements to be [...]

2020-02-17T01:23:41+00:00Categories: News|

Director’s Porch View – January 2020

At this time of the year we all take stock of the previous year and make our plans for the new one.  The Leaders School is no different. To help us address current and future challenges, we added a few new members to the School Leadership Team as we ramp up for some big [...]

2020-02-17T01:18:44+00:00Categories: From the Director's Porch|

2019 Closing Ceremony


2019-06-24T00:24:21+00:00Categories: Devotions, Opening/Closing Ceremonies|Tags: |