Y’s Camp Hyde connects kids to nature near Chris’ hometown

Not far from Chris’ hometown of Clearwater, Kan., the Y’s Camp Hyde gives hundreds of kids the opportunity to explore and appreciate nature while having a blast in camp activities like nature education, canoeing, hiking, climbing, fishing, horseback riding, swimming and more.

Photo Courtesy Greater Wichita YMCA

Photo Courtesy Greater Wichita YMCA

With a $2,000 CMF grant, the Foundation can share Chris’ passion for nature and genuine love of the outdoors by providing needs-based scholarships for about 20 children. These kids will get the chance to step away from city living and unplug from technology and daily routines while gaining an appreciation for our environment.

Since 2010, the Foundation has given $18,000 to the Greater Wichita YMCA’s Camp Hyde to help young people experience the outdoors. 


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