Connor Duffy
Jun 7, 2023 - Elmhurst YMCA

Meet Our Day Camp Team: Connor Duffy

Connor Duffy, one of the Elmhurst YMCA’s Day Camp Counselors, is from Western Springs, Illinois. He is a student at the College of DuPage, where he is considering a career as an HVAC technician. Connor likes running and has a pet fish named Bubbles. This summer, he’s looking forward to meeting new counselors and kids!

Q: Why did you choose to become a Counselor for the Y? 

A: I want to make a positive difference in kids’ lives.

Q: What do you like most about the work that the Y does? 

A: I like how it creates happy memories for kids.

Q: What’s one thing people don’t know about you that they would be surprised to find out? 

A: I have a scar on my foot in the shape of a stegosaurus.

Q: If you could have any superpower, what would it be (and why)? 

A: Flight — it’s cool.

Q: What’s the last song you listened to? 

A: “Breezeblocks” by alt-J.

Q: What’s one thing on your bucket list? 

A: To go to Rome.

Q: Anything else you want to share with us? We love random tidbits and facts! 

A: I have been to Singapore.

The YMCA of Metro Chicago believes in the power of play. We play for fun and for progress. Day Camp at the Y empowers Chicagoland youth to do mighty things — making friends, developing new skills, creating life-shaping experiences, and so much more! 

Our experienced and talented counselors and staff are committed to making sure your camper experiences a full day of play, exploration, learning, and personal growth. Here at the Y, we want to show off our Day Camp team’s amazing talents and contributions to our community — and find even more talented, community-oriented individuals who want to work at the YMCA!