Awards

As a part of the 2017 NEYCC we would like to recognize those camps and individuals that are helping to innovate, lead and inspire our movement. Thank you for taking time to nominate deserving applicants here!

Program Innovation Award (Big – Over $5,000)
Awarded to a camp or individual responsible for creating excellent programming in correlation with any of the YMCA missions, Healthy Living, Youth Development or Social Responsibility. The program should be enduring and able to be replicated in order to further the cause of the YMCA and elevate the camping industry. This award honors those who have invested a sum of no less than $5,000 to the creation of their program.
Program Innovation Award (Small – Under $5,000)
Awarded to a camp or individual responsible for creating excellent programming in correlation with any of the YMCA missions, Healthy Living, Youth Development or Social Responsibility. The program should be enduring and and able to be replicated in order to further the cause of the YMCA and elevate of the camping industry. This award honors those who have invested a sum of no more than $5,000 to the creation of their program.
Social Responsibility Award
Awarded to a camp or individual that demonstrates a commitment to Social Services, Global Services, Volunteerism & Giving, and/or Advocacy. This camp or individual has created a program, or, whose program as a whole addresses the specific needs of their local or extra-local community; whose initiatives have a substantial impact with a small investment; or have undertaken a long term project that is continuously supported by the camp and/or YMCA association.
Rising Star Award
Awarded to an emerging leader in the camping industry who brings new ideas, creative approaches, a desire to learn, and a passion to the Y camping movement. Candidates will have not yet reached a senior-level position (no higher than camp director), but whose track-record reflects passion, success, maintenance of the YMCA core values and the potential for appointment to the highest levels of the profession. This individual should be a camp professional for no less than 2 years and no more than 5 years.

 

Please submit nominations here.