A Special Campout Will Be a Home Run for 400 Dads and Kids

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Y-Guides, a YMCA of Greater Charlotte program for dads and kids will host a unique campout at BB&T Ballpark.

More than 400 Y-Guides dads and kids will attend a Charlotte Knights baseball game and camp out overnight in the outfield of the BB&T Ballpark. Fathers and their children will make lasting memories spending quality time in a unique outdoor experience, while meeting Y-Guides participants from all over the Charlotte area.

Friday, June 20, 7:05 p.m. – Saturday, June 21, 7:00 a.m.

BB&T Ballpark
324 South Mint Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Molly Thompson, YMCA, (704) 716-6238, molly(dot)thompson(at)ymcacharlotte(dot)org

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte recognizes the impact that fathers make in their children’s lives, and that unique experiences for quality time together are not always easy to find. Y-Guides is a father-child program that strengthens relationships through activities that allow dads to spend more quality time with their children. Y-Guides also creates opportunities for fathers to find support and reassurance among a community of dads. The campout at the BB&T Ballpark will create a unique memory for 400 dads and kids and encourage other parents to engage in quality family time.

About the Y
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Greater Charlotte, comprised of 19 membership locations and two resident camps, engages approximately 292,000 men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Deeply rooted in the community for 138 years, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. http://www.ymcacharlotte.org

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Michelle Guinyard
YMCA Greater Charlotte
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