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Web Brochure

You'll be able to register soon, but our Planning Council is working diligently to prepare this year's brochure, which should be ready on Wednesday February 1st. You can currently see last year's to get an idea of what it might contain.

Take a look

COVID-19 Procedures

Our goal is to provide a memorable camp experience that is as close to previous years with a new emphasis on safety. All campers who are eligible for vaccination must be fully vaccinated in accordance with CDC guidelines prior to the start of camp in 2023. Vaccines allow us to care for each other and our community. One camper getting sick is one too many, and we are grateful for this opportunity to protect each other.

We do not yet know what best practices will be in July and our guidelines on masking, physical distancing, testing, etc. will be made in accordance with evidence-based public health recommendations closer to camp. We will provide these to you by June 1st. Questions should be directed to Duncan Metcalfe, the Omsbuddy and lead for the PC Covid Task Force using the Contact Us form (choose "Omsbuddy").

Only 166 days until the brochure is released!

Loriana Stucker, moving in for the week

Programs

Couples and singles, with and without children, can enjoy a variety of workshop and recreational activities while children are in programs with others near their own age, building friendships that will last well beyond the week of camp.

The Hill to Trout Lodge

Housing

YMCA of the Ozarks, Trout Lodge, is located on 5,200 acres of pine and oak forest on a private 360-acre lake 75 miles southwest of St. Louis, Missouri, outside of Potosi. Accommodations are available for all budgets.

Jay Warner, during a photography workshop

Workshops

Workshops offer opportunities for learning, personal growth, and fun. They are an excellent way to get to know other campers in a small group setting and to benefit from the wonderful talents, skills, and insights the workshop leaders have to offer.

Chalice tattoo

Morning Celebrations

Each morning, Rev. Misha Sanders will lead a multi-generational service on the theme topic. Services include children's stories and choral music from the Awesome Choir, led by Pam Blevins Hinkle and accompanied by Bonnie Ettinger.

A hummingbird in dire need of a sugar scholarship

Scholarship Opportunities

If finances are tight and MUUSA doesn't quite fit into your budget this year, we hope you will apply for a scholarship. These funds strengthen our community and we want to be sure you know they are available.

John Sandman, Treasurer, Legend

Camp Cost Calculator

Use this helpful tool to help estimate how much MUUSA will cost this year. Please consider sharing a room with as many others as possible to reduce your cost and make optimum use of housing. Full details can be found in the brochure.

Located at YMCA of the Ozarks, outside Potosi, Missouri

Quotes from the Community

" I love that I started the week not knowing anyone except my children, but ended the week with lifelong friends. "

Geeta P.

- Colorado Springs, CO

" MUUSA is a true community for building meaningful friendships-- as well as a low stress family vacation where you are not always reaching for your wallet. "

Roger E.

- Atlanta, GA

" MUUSA gives me a space to deepen family bonds and recharge connections with my inner humanity. "

Greg R.

- Chicago, IL