Tag: Camp Sloper

YMCA announces Sloper Plunge

The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA announced the 14th annual Sloper Plunge is set to take place on Saturday, Jan.19, at 1 p.m., at YMCA Camp Sloper. Hundreds of warm-hearted individuals from throughout the community are expected to “take the plunge” in…

YMCA honors donors, members, volunteers

On Thursday, July 16, the YMCA hosted their annual appreciation barbecue honoring YMCA members, volunteers, and donors, along with this year’s inductees to the YMCA Camp Sloper hall of fame. Among the honorees were most frequent Y-er Georgia Geyer, volunteer…

Lions Club donates $1,500 for YMCA campers

The Southington-Cheshire Community YMA announced the Southington Lions Club has donated $1,500 for YMCA Camp Sloper scholarships. These scholarships will provide children without the financial means to pay for the opportunity to attend Camp Sloper. “The YMCA believes that every…

Editorial: Anniversary year begins

Southington’s year of milestones kicked off this week with the 80th annual Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Aqua Turf, so it was appropriate that YMCA director John Myers was one of the honorees. After all, this week also kicks…

2018 Sloper Plunge: Go jump in a lake

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Saturday’s temperatures climbed to 48 degrees, but the water at YMCA Camp Sloper hovered just one degree above freezing as 175 people “took the plunge” to raise money for the YMCA’s 13th annual Sloper Plunge.…

SEF recognizes award winners

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) recognized their most recent grant and program awardees at a reception at the Southington Community Cultural Arts Center (SoCCA) on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The SEF provides these educational grants and program funding to educators in…