In Adventure Guides, a caregiver and child develop healthy relationships, gain a sense of belonging, and learn the importance of giving back to the community through one-on one interactions, activities with other families, and community service projects. The program brochure may be accessed here.
At the heart of the program are the Compass Points, which give members a sense of direction and an inspiration for activities:
- Family. Family is “true north”—the focal point of the
- Nature. The natural world and the camping experience are
integral parts of the program.
- Community. The spirit of the program is
experienced through belonging to a small
- Fun. Fun is the magic of the program.
The Y’s core values—caring, honesty, respect,
and responsibility—make up the other guiding
principles of the program.