Our Mission

The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Every season at YMCA of the Ozarks brings fun and excitement for the entire family. Whether its a vacation at YMCA Trout Lodge or your camper's experience at YMCA Camp Lakewood, we want to know how visiting YMCA of the Ozarks has affected your life. Submit your story, by answering one or more of the following questions.

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