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Northern Lights Community Board



The mission of YMCA Camp Northern Lights is to nurture our need for belonging and connection, to each other and to the outdoors.

The Camp Northern Lights’ Community Board is a committed group of individuals with a passion for Northern Lights’ mission and programming. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive community that helps advise, advocate, and support Northern Lights’ strategic direction and mission delivery.

2024-2025 Northern Lights Community Board Roster

Recruitment for board members is an ongoing process. We are looking to connect with individuals who have the following areas of expertise and experiences:

  • Work in racial equity in the outdoors 
  • Mental health 
  • Social media/marketing and technology
  • Graphic design 
  • Risk management
  • Multicultural youth development, leadership, and education
  • Fundraising and alumni development
  • Natural resource management / environmental conservation
Northern Lights Board Member Job Description

Northern Lights’ Executive Director, Executive Committee and Board Development Committee work to help recruit and onboard new board members. Board terms often begin in the fall and individuals serve a three-year term, with the option of a second term.

Board Member Interest Form

If you are interested in being a part of the Community Board, let us know. The Executive Director or Executive Committee member will follow up with you shortly after your submission.

Submit your info

Northern Lights’ Committees and Task Forces

Northern Lights’ Board is supported and informed by a number of committees and task forces. We welcome participation in our committees and task forces from board members as well as staff, campers, and community members. Serving on a committee is a great volunteer opportunity and allows individuals to become more familiar with Northern Lights, before joining the Board. 

  • Mission Advancement
  • Buildings & Property
  • Program Development
  • Executive Committee
  • Outreach & Inclusion 
  • Board Development

For individuals interested in learning more about Northern Lights’ Community Board please email: