Cory Rally

Hosted by the YMCA of Greater Rochester

Cory Rally is a Rochester-led Leaders event that traditionally takes place the first weekend in May.  Known as a “teaching rally” where teen leaders learn the traditions of our program the event is held at YMCA Camp Cory, located in Penn Yan, NY and right on beautiful Keuka Lake.  Leaders and Junior Leaders in grades 7-12 are invited to take part in this fun-filled rally weekend!

See our event calendar to find the next Cory Rally and download registration packets!

Cory Rally 2023!

23′ Cory Rally Registration Packet

Rally contact – Zach Smith –


May 12-14

Plan to arrive between 7pm-9pm on May 12th

Depart at 12:00pm on Sunday May 14th


Teens ages 12-18 that are enrolled in Teen Leadership programs at their home YMCA or community.

Staff ages 21+ that work with teens at their home YMCA

The rally will cost $90 per teen that attends. Adults attending as advisors or management team will not carry any charge.


We will be engaging in a wide array of Leadership Development programming focused on the theme of “Life is Beautiful”.

Please see the attached information/registration packet and share with youth that you plan to bring to the event.

Action Requested:

  • If your YMCA is planning to participate in the event, please RSVP with the approximate #of Staff and #of Teens by 4/17/23.
  • Final registration is due for all Staff and Teens by 5/1/23.
  • Please ensure that all of your teens submit the “Medication Consent Form” with final registrations by 5/1/23.
  • Payment is due by 5/12/23. (Payment details can be found within the Rally Registration Packet.)
  • Lastly, please share this email with anyone who you might think is interested in attending!


For more information on regional events please visit our Regional Event page.