YMCA Camp Kekoka Polar Bear Plunge raises $30,182 for scholarships

The YMCA Camp Kekoka Polar Bear Plunge felt a little different this year—mainly because it wasn’t so “polar.”

Postponed from a January date due to pandemic restrictions, the plunge was held Saturday, April 10, on Indian Creek at YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock. 32 plungers, some individually and some as part of a team, agreed to “freezin’ for a reason” and raised $30,182, surpassing the goal of $25,000.

Camp executive Cassie Leichty thanks all of those who came out and helped raise enough money to send 60 kids to camp this summer.

“It was an amazing day full of fun & positive energy. This year, kids need camp more than ever….

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