Meet Our Day Camp Team: Morgan Thomas
Morgan Thomas, Youth Development Director at the Kelly Hall YMCA, was born and raised in Chicago to a large and loving family. She has been working at Y for eight years. She loves seeing youth grow up and continuing to make the YMCA a part of their families' healthy living goals. She’s looking forward to Field Trip Day this summer at Day Camp at the Y!
Q: What do you like most about the work that the Y does?
A: What I like most about the work that the Y is doing is that there is something for everyone in the family to explore.
Q: What is your favorite memory from Day Camp at the Y?
A: My favorite Day Camp memory at the Y is Prom Dance and Award Day.
Q: What are you most proud of in your career so far?
A: I am most proud of the mentorship I developed with the youth during my career.
Q: What’s one thing people don’t know about you that they would be surprised to find out?
A: I like pineapples on my pizza.
Q: If you could have any superpower, what would it be (and why)?
A: If I had to pick a superpower it would be teleportation, to travel instantly wherever I like — but without Samuel L. Jackson chasing me [like in Jumper].
Q: What’s the last song you listened to?
A: Whitney Houston’s “You Give Good Love.”
Q: What’s one thing on your bucket list?
A: Take The California Zephyr train.
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!