Moment #23: The first YMCA camp is founded . . .

Posted: June 15, 2011

In 1885, Summer F. Dudley and seven boys from the YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) in Newburgh, New York, went on a camping trip. By 1891, there were eighty-three campers. The camp became known as Camp Dudley and is the longest continually operating camp in the United States.

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