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YMCA Camp Gorham’s Leadership team is comprised of experienced professionals devoted to making your camper’s experience unforgettable!  Ever summer we are also joined by many staff members from around the world!

Currently Camp Gorham has opportunities for full time staff to join our dynamic team!  For more information or to apply:

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Meet the 2018 Gorham Central Staff »

Anne Thornton: Executive Director

Anne has been working in YMCA Camping since 1991. Anne is passionate about camping previously holding positions as Outdoor Center Director at YMCA Camp Speers-Eljabar in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania and Executive Director of YMCA Camp Linwood-MacDonald in Sussex County, NJ. Anne has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and is certified by the YMCA of the USA as an Organizational Leader. Anne lives at camp with her husband Tony (they met at a YMCA camp in 1991) and their two children Helen and Karen (pictured). All the Thornton’s love Camp Gorham and look forward to welcoming guests and campers.

Phone: (315) 357-6401 | Email:

Jackie Rudolph: Associate Executive Director

Jackie has been at Camp Gorham since 2011 and she is often the first person you will be in communication with while registering for camp. Jackie lives locally at the Stillwater Reservoir with her two children, Tyler and Emily, who both attend Gorham as campers. Jackie is a Certified Horsemanship Association Level I Western and English Horseback Riding Instructor. She holds the following degrees: Accounting B.S., Business Administration A.S., Paralegal A.A.S. and has completed her Team Leader Certification with the YMCA of the USA. You can reach her at the Camp Office year round; please feel free to contact her.

Phone: (315) 357-6401 | Email:

Board of Managers

Camp Gorham Board of Managers

Duane Basch - Rochester, NY
Dana Consler - Rochester, NY
Larry Davis, III - Rochester, NY
Bernadette Raum -Avon, Ct
Margaret Kilmer - Rochester, NY
Julie Gutch - Rochester, NY
Andrew Ashworth - Rochester, NY
Nathan Basch - Rochester, NY
Dan Perregaux, Petersburgh, NY

Honorary Camp Gorham Board

Ralph Merzbach - Rochester, NY
Bob Metcalf - Hartford, CT
Ron Rauscher - Canandaigua, NY

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Events Calendar

Camp Corral

June 24, 2018

  Camp Corral at YMCA Camp Gorham:  June 24 – June 29, 2018 – children of military families experience the week of a lifetime!

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Jul 08 2018

Magician Farrell Dillon!

Each of our Sunday Funday events feature a professional performer!  Session 1 Campers will be awed by Farrell Dillon! Farrell Dillon is know for his […]

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Jul 22 2018

Hypnotist Christopher Carter!

Each of our Sunday Funday events features a professional performer!  Session 2 Campers will be amazed when Christopher Carter returns to Gorham – last year he […]

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