Camp Sloane turns 90

Girls exercising at Camp Sloane YMCA, in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Camp Sloane

LAKEVILLE — Camp Sloane YMCA celebrated 90 years in Lakeville on Sunday, Sept. 2, with a dinner and celebration.

Executive Director and CEO Paul “Bear” Bryant, interviewed on Tuesday, Aug. 28, provided a vest-pocket history of the camp.

The origins of Camp Sloane go back to 1910, when the Westchester County, N.Y., YMCA began the process of creating Camp Mohegan at Lake Mohegan, N.Y. 

William Sloane, for whom Camp Sloane is named, was on the committee that established Camp Mohegan.

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