We chuckled and relaxed finally as Elvira the GPS lady announced in staccato, “In one mile . . . Capital Y, capital M, capital C, capital A of the Rockies . . . on right.”
- See the camp facilities
- Meet the staff
- Sign up for programs
- Get tips for planning our family reunion
There were several things about our *FRU weekend that added the **frou-frou.
*Family Reunion UniversityThe snow came, magical and sparkly in its beauty.
**IJMIU definition: lavish, over the top, beyond the basics, particularly sweet
We stayed in the newest, nicest lodge.
The group sessions and individual appointments to work out our specific reunion details were organized and efficient and accommodating.
We felt glad when we observed and heard that the C in YMCA is alive and well on this campus. YMCA has four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. YMCA of the Rockies has also added a fifth core value: faith.
A graduation feast was prepared for us and served complete with cloth napkins and five gourmet choices for dessert including homemade chocolate cake and chocolate frosting.
After a rendition of kazoo Pomp and Circumstance, we were awarded certificates and gifts.
The snow stopped so we could travel back home.
We experienced an incredible winter wonderland, our first of the season. The trees hung white with frosting-like snow.
The ride down the mountain was beautiful although the road was snowy and sometimes icy.
We traveled safely although we continually saw road signs like these.
Best of all, the real frosting on the cake, the topping of the weekend . . .