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Specialty Camps offer your camper the opportunity to try something new!  Camp designed for kids in grades K-6.  

Specialty Camp

NEW LOCATION: BEN STEELE MIDDLE SCHOOL, 5640 GRAND AVE, BILLINGS, MT 59106

Grades K-6

YMCA Specialty Camp encourages campers to think outside of the box and try new things!  Experts will teach your child about a variety of different topics.  Full and half day options are available.

Camp Info:

  • Camp day will run 7:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Specialty camp portion will run from 9:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Campers must be dropped off at location by 8:00 am for bussing
  • Specialty camp is a full day only camp.
  • No Camp July 4th
  • Please download the Remind App. It is our mass communication piece for all camps.

 

 

Week 1-STEAM Genius Camp: Grades 3-6

What is STEAM you ask? Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Each day this week campers will work on fun projects geared towards this exciting topic. STEAM truly makes the world go round and will certainly intrigue your camper. You will feel like a genius after this week.

Register by May 29 to avoid late fees!

AGE: 3-6 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291/week

DATES: Week 1: June 5-9

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 1

 

Week 2-Mini STEAM Genius Camp: Grades K-2

 

Campers will learn a little about each topic of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Different STEAM activities geared toward this age group will make up each day. STEAM makes the world go around. You will feel like a mini genius after this camp.

Register by June 5 to avoid late fees!

AGE: K-2 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291/week

DATES: Week 2: June 12-16

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 2

Week 3-Hip, Hip Hooray Cheer and Baton Play Camp: Grades 3-6

Learn the fundamentals of cheering. Includes age-appropriate basic skills that are unique to cheerleading including chants, dance, motions and more!

Register by June 12 to avoid late fees!

AGE: 3-6 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291/week

DATES: Week 3: June 19-23

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 3

Week 4-Mini Hip, Hip Hooray Cheer and Baton Play Camp : Grades K-2

Learn the fundamentals of cheering. Includes age-appropriate basic skills that are unique to cheerleading including chants, dance, motions, and baton twirls!

Register by June 19 to avoid late fees!

AGE: K-2 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291/week

DATES: Week 4: June 26-30

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 4

Week 5-Art Attack Camp: Grades 3-6

No CPR needed for this fun week of camp! This week campers will splash into color and crafting with pottery and cement. A visit to Yellowstone coffee and canvas will be a treat as the week kicks off and ending with a tour and project at the YAM. 

Register by June 26 to avoid late fee!

AGE: 3-6 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291/week

DATES: Week 5: July 3- July 7 * The Y is closed on July 4

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 5

Week 6-Scuba Camp: Ages 8-12

We are partnering with Adventure Scuba to provide this underwater adventure! Campers will need to be at school no later than 8am for this camp. Bus leaves at 8am.

MEET DAVE BAKKER: Dave has been introducing divers to the underwater world for over 20 years. He teaches all levels of Diving and will be leading Scuba camp this summer.

Register by July 3 to avoid late fee!

AGE: 8-12 years

Space is limited! There are only 12 spots available.

COST: Members $262

Community $362

DATES: Week 6: July 10-14

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am-6pm (bus leaves at 8:30am for this camp)

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle/ YMCA

CAMP LEADER: Dave Bakker

Register for Week 6

Week 7-Mini Art Attack: Grades K-2

Move over Crayola! There are no coloring books at this summer camp. This week will be filled with pottery, cement and glue just to name a few. The fun doesn’t stop there will visits to Coffee and Canvas and the Billings Yellowstone Art Museum.

Register by July 10 to avoid late fee!

AGE: K-2 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291/week

DATES: Week 7: July 17- 21

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 7

Week 8-Healthy Hearts and Safety Smarts: Grades K-2

This camp is designed to help educate and entice your camper to get active finding their inner fitness guru. This week will be full of fitness, fun, and safety. Every aspects included will you’re your camper have an all-around healthy mind, spirit, and body.

Register by July 17 to avoid late fee!

AGE: K-2 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291

DATES: Week 8: July 24-28

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 8

Week 9-Trail Blazer Adventure Camp: Grades 3-6

This camp is only for those who want to get up, get out and get moving. The weeks activities will keep your camper busy with local adventures. We will learn about plant life, take a trip to Zoo Montana, have an activity with the Audubon Center, take a road trip to Red Lodge and hike a few local trails.

Register by July 24 to avoid late fee!

AGE: 3-6 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291

DATES: Week 9: July 31-Aug 4

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 9

Week 10-Mini Trail Blazer: Grades K-2

Just because your little does not mean you do not like adventures. This camp will get your little up, out and moving.  Campers will stay busy all week with Zoo Montana, the Audubon Center, Red Lodge and much more.

Register by July 31 to avoid late fee!

AGE: K-2 Grade

FULL DAY COST: Member $232/week, Community $291

DATES: Week 10: August 7-11

DAY & TIME: M-F 7am–6pm

LOCATION: Ben Steele Middle School

 

Register for Week 10