By Matt de Simone
Families gathered at the Botetourt Family YMCA for the “Botetourt Youth Extravaganza at the Y” over the weekend. Children of all ages experienced a story corner, crafts, exercise class, an a “ninja course,” Pickleball, and a homemade boat float challenge.
Throughout the event, families could get stamped to win prizes at booths that featured local organizations TAP Head Start, Li’l Scholars, Smart Beginnings, Carilion Safe Kids, Community Health Outreach, Orchard Hills, Bonsack Weekday Early Education Center (WEEC), Blue Ridge Behavior Health, Bank of Botetourt, Botetourt 4-H, BOCO Library Summer Reading, Character Counts, Lions Blub, YMCA Youth Programming, Girl Schools, BCPS Preschools, and more.
To learn more about the programs and services available through the Botetourt Family YMCA, visit ymcavbr.org.