Club Development – January 2018

Club Recognition Club recognition is the manner in which the work at the home YMCA is measured. Club recognition is an excellent way to celebrate and calculate the impact your Leaders’ Club has served and lead throughout the year. As registration packets information is being gathered in preparation for BRLS 2018, we have already had [...]

2018-03-11T22:40:16+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – MobileServe

Friends, Colleagues, LEADERS! I have the pleasure of expounding on the many joys that come with using the website and App called MobileServe. I will start by saying that our club is quite large – we have just under 150 Leaders in our club. The numbers dictate that we have systems in place to make [...]

2018-03-11T22:41:36+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – November 2017

Volunteer Recognition Happy Belated Thanksgiving Leaders, As the year comes to a close, the tendency is to reflect on the past year and start focusing on the year ahead.  Before we wrap 2017, we should celebrate it.  In an effort to share ideas, recognize our Leaders, and celebrate their accomplishments, we would like to#CelebrateOurImpact. We [...]

2018-03-11T22:41:24+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – October 2017

"Budget Time: The Benefit of Leaders' Club" If you are reading this and are a YMCA Director, thank you for taking the time out of budget season to enjoy the Express.  Rest assured all your hard budget work and time invested in the young men and woman of your club will yield results for years to [...]

2017-12-10T17:26:57+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – September 2017

"Taking It Beyond BRLS" That is a wrap folks. Summer is in the rear view mirror. Memories of BRLS 2017 are three months behind us. Much like the rear view mirror, those memories are closer than they appear due to impact the school has made. It is time to pay that impact forward to our home YMCA members and [...]

2017-12-10T17:08:05+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – May/June 2017

"Advisor Advice Continued" Kendra Fuentes Being a first year Advisor who has been to BRLS before. Be sure to have your focus on your teens - while BRLS is something you are familiar with and love, it is your job to pass that along to your teens. Your time on the mountain should be spilt 80/20 80% on your teens [...]

2017-12-05T03:22:31+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – April 2017

"Preparing for BRLS: Advisor Advice" Soon we will be returning to the mountain and reuniting with old friends! Staff are preparing their curriculum to bring together a wealth of knowledge for another successful year! The largest population on the mountain will be first year attendees, including leaders, advisors, and staff alike. The first year Leader [...]

2017-12-05T03:14:46+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – March 2017

"BRLS Club Recognition" The excitement is in the air! Leaders’ School applications are being filled out by eager Leaders ready to experience the mountain in June. Leaders and advisors have been serving their home YMCAs all year long as they prepared for our annual school. Club recognition is the manner in which the work at [...]

2017-12-05T03:11:50+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – February 2017

"A Leader's Perspective" Hey All! I wanted to just touch on something that I think can be easily glossed over when trying to build and develop a club. Recognizing and respecting the different place in life a 13-year-old is versus an 18-year-old. Some clubs have approached this problem by simply separating their clubs into a [...]

2017-12-05T03:02:06+00:00Categories: Club Development|

Club Development – January 2017

"We've got spirit, yes we do. We've got spirit, how 'bout you?" The fall semester of the 2016-2017 Leaders' Club calendar is the books.  Our newest Leaders have been introduced to new friends, strategies regarding group formations, fitness goal setting and the history of the YMCA.This class of YMCA Leaders can even recite the YMCA mission, [...]

2017-12-05T03:02:15+00:00Categories: Club Development|
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