To top the 175 celebrations off, YMCA Glenrothes welcomed visitors from Capital District YMCA (New York) and YMCA Quebec to Glenrothes shortly after the event.
Their visit consisted of exciting activities, including a trip to Edinburgh to explore its history, and a Ceilidh which YMCA Glenrothes held in partnership with Cupar YMCA-YWCA at the Y. I think you can see from the photos that everyone enjoyed themselves. It was a night filled with fun and traditional Scottish food, dance and live music… we even had a ‘guess the Scottish slang quiz’.
Now almost a year on from the event our young people continue to introduce and use concepts they gained from the London trip. New internal fundraising and involvement groups have also been set up to as a result of YMCA 175 to look at strategic planning for future events with our residents.
YMCA Glenrothes would like to extend its thanks to all those who allowed this trip to happen and indeed the monetary donations that allowed our young people (and staff) to take part in such a life changing experience.
We look forward to keeping in touch with all the inspiring people we met and seeing what exciting times lie ahead!!