Naomi’s Story

Naomi’s Story

Naomi is seventeen years old, a senior at the Cincinnati Public School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), living with her family on the West side of Cincinnati. Her family came to the ...

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Camp Ernst Alumnus and Donor, Bill

Bill’s parents were among the founding members at the Powel Crosley, Jr YMCA in the 1960s. Bill’s whole family enjoyed all the aspects the Y offered, including overnight camp at Camp Ernst. ...

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Fun Family Summer Activities

Fun Family Summer Activities Everybody loves summertime!  With the sun shining and no school for kids, it’s a great time to get outside and enjoy family time together.  However, many parents can ...

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Learn to Swim at Any Age

It is never too late to learn to swim and ensure that you stay safe this summer! Swimming is not only a freeing and pleasurable activity, but also can drastically improve your mental and physical ...

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Top 3 Benefits of Gymnastics

Did you know that gymnastics has been around since 500 BC?  Gymnastics was originated by the Greeks to train and develop muscles for combat.  While we no longer need to prepare for battle, ...

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