BRLS Blog

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.

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 eligible [...]

Counselor Update – Spring 2019

We are thrilled to that the counselor selection process is complete and work has begun to prepare for the 2019 School! This is in the form of weekly assignments containing anything from articles to TED Talks to Redwoods Trainings will be used to fill their toolboxes and ensure everyone has a great week on the Mountain. [...]

Registration Update – Spring 2019

As Greg mentioned the School filled faster than ever before. We have a long wait list that we are working to move teens off of as space is available through drops. If you have anyone from your Club that has had a change and no longer is able to attend please contact me ASAP. We […]