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DAY CAMP

Preschool through 6th Grade
(Preschool, Kinder, Traditional)
Y camp features swimming, field trips, and weekly themed activities listed below. Campers will be exposed to new activities designed to teach independence and team building skills. Sign your child up for one, two or all the weekly adventures.
(Preschool camp does not participate in field trips).

 

REGISTRATION:
Member registration begins April 1, non-member registration begins April 15. Register early to avoid late fees! Early registration ends 5 business days prior to the start of each camp week. There is a one-time $30 registration fee. CAMPS FILL UP FAST!

DATES & TIMES:
Camps are offered from June 7-August 13. Camper Drop-off and pick up will be available from 6:45am-6:00pm unless otherwise noted.

FIELD TRIPS:
Preschool does not participate in field trips.
3-6 grade field trips will be on Wednesdays
K-2 grade field trips will be on Thursday
Campers must have a healthy sack lunch on their field trip day. The Y will provide snacks.

*The YMCA has partnered with School District #2 for the Lunch in the Park Program. June 14 through August 6 your child can eat lunch for free at the YMCA. Please note that the first and last week of camp AND July 5th  are not included in this and your child will need a lunch. Your child will also need a lunch on field trip days.

PRESCHOOL CAMP
AGE: Children entering Kindergarten in the fall
COST: Members $67 per week, Community $107 per week
DAY & TIME: M-f 9:00am-1:00pm
LOCATION: YMCA Preschool

KINDER CAMP
AGE: Children entering Kindergarten in the fall
COST: Members $108 per week, Offsite members $133 per week, Community $178 per week
DAY & TIME: M-F 6:45am-6:00pm
LOCATION: Drop off at Central Christian Church, afternoon pick up at YMCA
Central Christian Church-1221 16th St. W

Y CAMP
AGE: Children entering 1st-6th grade in the fall
COST: Members $108 per week, Offsite members $133 per week, Community $178 per week
DAY & TIME: M-F 6:45am-6:00pm
LOCATION: YMCA

WEEKLY DAY CAMP THEMES

WEEK 1:  June 7-11: HOMECOMING – Register by May 31to avoid late fee!

Day camp welcomes back all campers to celebrate the start of summer! This week we will dress up each day to kick off a fun summer.
Monday: Western
Tuesday: Pirate/Princess
Wednesday: Mismatch
Thursday: Super Hero
Friday: Pajama Day

FIELD TRIP: The Reef

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WEEK 2:  June 14-18:   ANIMALS IN THE WILD – Register by June 7 to avoid late fee!

Learn about the animals that roam this earth. Where they live, what they eat, and how they survive. This week is sure to be a wild one!
FIELD TRIP: Zoo Montana

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WEEK 3:  June 21-25:  BACKYARD FUN – Register by June 14 to avoid late fee!

What’s better than some fun in our own backyard? This week we will enjoy all the outdoor activities. Come with your most favorite backyard activity!
FIELD TRIP: Lake Elmo

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WEEK 4:  June 28-July 2: SPORTS WEEK- Register by June 21 to avoid late fee!

Spend the week exploring all the aspects of different sports and playing them with camp friends. Whether you are an athlete or a fan, get ready to play ball!
FIELD TRIP: Laurel – Bowling

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WEEK 5:  July 5-9: NATURE WEEK- Register by June 28 to avoid late fee!
What’s in nature, what can we learn about nature? Come explore with us as we take a leap into the wild side of where we live.

FIELD TRIP:  Red Lodge- Nature Sanctuary

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WEEK 6:  July 12-16:  SPLISH SPLASH- Register by July 5 to avoid late fee!

This week is all about water. Enjoy some water wars, time in the sun and in the pool. Get creative with ways to make water fun.
FIELD TRIP:  Oasis Water Park

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WEEK 7:  July 19-23: OUTER SPACE- Register by July 12 to avoid late fee!

There are so many things in space to see. This week campers will take a closer look at all of the wonders of our solar system.
FIELD TRIP: Skate World

WEEK 8:  July 26-30:  LIFE IS BETTER AT THE BEACH- Register by July 19 to avoid late fee!

This week we will take a trip to the beach and enjoy the sand, sun and water! What better way to spend your week than with those three things!
FIELD TRIP: Lake Elmo

WEEK 9:  August 2-6 :  FULL STEAM AHEAD- Register by July 26 to avoid late fee!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math! This week will have your camper observing, questioning, planning, investigating and analyzing findings through hands on activities!
FIELD TRIP: The Reef

WEEK 10:  August 9-13: BIG SUMMER BLOWOUT- Register by August 2 to avoid late fee!

Do you want to build a snowman? Let’s beat the Montana heat with a Y winter wonderland. This week campers will be experimenting with water, ice and snow.
FIELD TRIP: Oasis Water Park