CHESTNUT STREET SUMMER FUN CAMPS
Campers will be free from the overly structured, overly scheduled routines of home and school life at Chestnut Street Family YMCA. Summer Fun Camp gives children time to play with much needed free time. Camp is a slice of carefree living where kids can relax, laugh, and be silly all day long. Campers will spend their day being physically active, experience success and become more confident, unplug from technology, develop life-long skills, grow more independent, learn social skills, reconnect with nature, and make friends.
SUMMER DAY CAMPS HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION We are working diligently to ensure a fun, safe, and healthy summer for children and staff at the Y. Review our policies to keep your children and our staff healthy this summer.
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CAMP KICKOFF/PARENT ORIENTATION: MAY 19
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4 pm-6 pm at the Chestnut Street Family YMCA
This is an opportunity for parents and future campers to familiarize themselves with our summer camp program, facility and staff. Receive important information including calendars, permissions questions answered.
June 1-August 11; 6:30 am-6:00 pm
Registration Fees: $25 per child beginning March 1, 2021, $45 per child beginning May 11, 2021
Facility Member Weekly Rate: $140 per child
Program Member Weekly Rate: $150 per child
June 1 – 4 Color Wars Camp Meet your team, pick a color, make a flag, and let the games begin! One of our most popular weeks of the summer, Color Wars is an opportunity for children of all ages to compete in classic camp games with lots of laughs along the way.
June 7 – 11 Inventor’s Workshop Camp Campers will use their brainstorming cells, imagination and curiosity to challenge themselves to invent and build like never before.
June 14 – 18 All Ball Camp A theme week of All Ball doesn’t have to just be about physical activity. Campers will learn crafts they can do with pom poms, magic tricks using sponge balls and cooking recipes like Popcorn Balls.
June 21 – 25 Friendship Fun Camp This week is all about teamwork, making friends and good sportsmanship. Campers will make friendship bracelets, write letters to friends, pen pal with another camp and create an autograph book for each camper to have as a souvenir of their camp experience.
June 28 – July 2 Olympic Games Camp Don’t just watch the Olympics, be in the Olympics this summer! Each group of campers will compete in our very own Y-Olympics Summer Camp Games! Bronze, silver, and gold medals awarded to our participants.
July 5-9 Game Show Mania Camp From trivia to talent competitions, game show mania for kids will get everyone in the mood for a little lighthearted challenge. This is a great way to get kids interested in new material.
July 12-16 Hawaiian Hoopla Camp Campers will enjoy all the amazing things that make the Hawaiian Islands unique while making tie dye shirts, erupting volcanoes, learning how to hula dance, and pineapple bowling.
July 19-23 Mindfulness Theme Camp Since summer is in full swing, campers will take this chance to get out of the heat and head indoors to some calming, cooling, and mindful exercises.
July 26 - 30 I Got Skillz Camp We all know how special camp is and the memories it provides. What better way for campers to show and display the skills they learned over the summer!
August 2-6 Best of the Best Camp Last week of camp where campers can lead games, songs, skits or activities they liked best during the summer.
Our Chestnut Street summer programming is licensed by the state of Kentucky and is eligible for various third-party childcare reimbursements provided by 3-C, Foster Care, United Way, etc. Contracts must be provided at the time of registration to receive the discounted weekly fee.
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We believe all children should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Financial assistance makes summer programming available to those kids in need. Download our application or call 502.587.7405 for more information.
Registrations must be canceled a week prior to the Monday of camp to receive a refund (this does not include the deposit for some locations). If you do not give notice by the Monday before camp starts, the entire week’s fee will be non-refundable and non-transferrable.
SUMMER CAMP PARENT HANDBOOK
The parent handbook is designed to give a comprehensive understanding of the mission of the Y, policies and procedures associated with Summer Camp, and much more.
YMCA CAMP PIOMINGO OVERNIGHT CAMP
YMCA Camp Piomingo has been providing community, friendship and fun for over 75 years! You'll build relationships and self-confidence while forming other skills too, from horseback riding, rock climbing and swimming to art and drama. We have so many things for you to explore. Learn more by visiting Camp Piomingo's website.
MEMBERSHIP MEANS MORE AT THE Y
You have chosen a fun and unique experience for your child during the summer; why not treat your family to a Y membership? A membership can save you $10-$25 per week on Summer Camp fees, in addition to reduced rates on before-and-after-school child care, youth sports, swim lessons and more! Spend more quality family time being active together at the Y!
WORK WITH US THIS SUMMER
Do you want to work in an environment were you are cared for and respected for being you? Would you like to be a role model and change lives? How about becoming the hero that kids will remember for a lifetime?
What are you waiting for...apply to work for the Y today!