YMCA Kicks-Off Staff Training! On March 23, YMCA hosted an all-day camp staff training at Nova International Schools in Skopje. Attendees included 80 soon-to-be Facilitators, Counselors, Counselors-in-Training, and Support Staff across Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP) and Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) — our premier leadership development programs. For the […]

Orientation Training for Staff 2019

Here we publish three posts from our guest blogger the Macedonian Kid, about the YMLP camp! Enjoy! PART I Chants, core values, s’mores and rough camping. If you know what those four things have in common that means you have been to the Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP). For those […]

Just Another YMLP Thing

Wednesday, October 25th 2017 YMCA Bitola in cooperation with the American Ambassador in Macedonia, Jess Baily, held the Annual corporate sponsorship appreciation event. The event focused on the impact made by the Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) and Young Men Leadership Project (YMLP)  Youth Development Program over the past year and our […]


In the period from 19th to 28th August in Berlin the traditional Work Camp took place, organized by YMCA, at which attended 25 young representatives from Macedonia, Germany and France. The participants were accommodated in the youth hostel “Gaste-Etage” located on the street Osloer, where the camp acted as one […]


For generations, children have spent their summers at day and sleep-away camps, trying new activities such as swimming, hiking, and various sports. But what many families may not realize is that camp provides children with different opportunities to develop important life skills that are difficult to achieve in any other […]

6 Summer Camp Benefits