The Shipman Youth Center in Lake Placid New York was created to provide a safe place for the kids of the community to mature in a stable environment while providing both direct and indirect guidance for youthful activities.
Day 5: We packed up the van after a quick breakfast in the lobby at 6:30, and headed home! Over all the trip was a great time and it couldn't have happened without the support of donors like you! If you feel like donating to the Youth Center please click this link https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=ZG2taRU21VRG0bjLSGnZRGir6khLXiV2HY040OG10x1H99Npq5DTd9P94UgtthxS7K69EG&country.x=US&locale.x= , click the donate button at the top right of this page, or stop by the Youth Cente
Day 4: Breakfast again, then we hung at the pool and in the rooms for a bit. Then we went to an outlet in Virginia Beach and headed to the Nauticus Museum and to board the USS Wisconsin Battle ship in the harbor/port. At the museum we had a nice snack and watched a 3D movie about ocean life by Cousteau and then we had a tour of the battle ship. This was amazing to imagine how people could live in such tight quarters while fighting for our freedoms and travelling across the
Day 3: Breakfast, then we changed clothes to go play some more basketball! Played for a few hours and then we went to the Virginia Beach Aquarium for the afternoon! We saw so many species of animals and some of the kids touched some stingrays! We then went back to the hotel to shower, and chill. We had dinner at a delicious amazing Authentic Italian restaurant called Il Giardanos.
Day 2: Amazing HUGE FREE continental breakfast lobby, some of the kids went swimming in the indoor pool, and then went for a beach walk, and played football, some of the kids even went in the ice cold water! Then we got dressed, walked the boardwalk, and had lunch at the Dairy Queen at the Pier and then walked the Pier. The views were awesome! We went back to the room hung out for a while. Then we went to a local basketball court and played for a few hours. Then we went to
Through the generous gift of donors via the I Love BBQ Raffle Tickets, as well as donors to the Youth Center during spring break the Youth Center was able to take 7 kids who attend the youth center and volunteer for various activities through the year on a 5 day trip to Virginia Beach! Here are some highlights from day 1 Packed into two cars at 6:15 at the youth center, drove to Albany NY airport to pick up a 15 person passenger Van to travel the rest of the way to Virginia B