Gang Prevention Education At YMCA

By Danielle Craig MEDFORD, Ore. — Gang prevention efforts are starting early with local police officers teaching elementary school children. Two Medford police officers are spending time at YMCA’s summer camp, teaching kids about the GREAT (Gang Resistance Education And Training) program. While the program is about gangs, the officers say it starts with learning … Continue reading »

Medford YMCA Use State Sunscreen Safety Guidelines

By Christy Lewis MEDFORD, Ore. — Summertime is here and that means your child might be headed to summer school, or summer camps, spending lots of time outdoors. Those activities are sparking sunscreen safety reminders. Sometimes kids at camp spend hours out in the sun and YMCA officials are applying sunscreen to children every two … Continue reading »