SUMMER DAY CAMPS
In addition to enjoying nature, kids will also enjoy favorite Southeast Family YMCA camp activities such as gaga ball, swimming, sports, roller skating, bike riding, daily opening and closing activity, theme related activities and a weekly field trip. The Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility will be highlighted and recognized throughout the summer!
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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SUMMER CAMP KICKOFF AND PARENT ORIENTATION: MAY 25 AND MAY 26
We will meet in the Pavilion behind the YMCA. All campers are invited to the Kickoff, but we especially encourage campers who have never attended Southeast Day Camp to attend. Camp Kickoff will allow campers to meet summer camp staff and experience some camp fun, while parents attend a parent information meeting.
Campers ages 5-8: Tuesday, May 25, 2021; 6:30 pm
Campers ages 9-12: Thursday, May 27, 2021; 6:30 pm
May 31-August 13; 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Registration Fees: $25 per child beginning March 1, 2021, $45 per child beginning May 11, 2021
Deposit - Non-refundable: $10 per child per week
Facility Member Weekly Rate: $145 per child
Program Member Weekly Rate: $170 per child
June 1-4: Jumping Into Camp Fun Camp: School’s out for summer and it’s time to jump into summer! As the theme notes, campers will have fun "jumping” into summer fun while enjoying various jumping activities. We’ll open camp by making group flags, learning Y camp songs and making friendship bracelets, friend interviews, and getting-to-know-you games.
June 7-11: This is Us Camp: Each camper adds a special ingredient that help make camp a memorable experience. This week campers will celebrate what makes them so great! Parents invited for a lunch cookout this week.
June 14-18: Everyday Heroes Camp: We will recognize our local heroes as well as everyday people who make sacrifices to make the world a better place for everyone!
June 21-25: Nature Unleashed Camp: Through the woods, to camp this week we go! Grab your pack, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes. We’re going on an adventure. A nature scavenger hunt and nature crafts.
June 28-July 2: Celebrate Freedom Camp: This week we will have some Spirit Fun celebrating the Fourth of July. Each day campers will show their spirit in a different way. Pajama Day, Crazy Sock Day, Crazy Hat Day, and Twin Day celebrated at Camp this week!
July 5-9: Digging The Dirt Camp: Come explore the great outdoors with us! This week campers will be encouraged to play in the dirt! Campers should dress to be a mess this week. Mud pies, Mud castles and Mud prints oh my!
July 12-16: Junk Geniuses Camp: Campers will explore the possibilities of all of the discarded materials in the world around us, play games, try experiments, and make quality, useful projects infused with their own creative ideas.
July 19-23: Just Sports Camp: This week of camp is all about having a ball. Campers will explore all sorts of sports, from the familiar to the weird and wacky. We will make some sports inspired crafts and fine-tune our soccer, baseball, flag football, basketball and gaga skills!
July 26-30: Dripping Wet Camp: Stay cool this week while playing all sorts of refreshing water games like water balloon toss and launch, bucket brigade, sponge tag, slip and slide, and Water Wars! Crafts include everything from bottled waves, to making ice pops.
August 2-6: Adios Summer Camp: This will be a bittersweet week for campers and staff. During this week campers look back on all the fun they had this summer. Campers will participate in making friendship bracelets, autograph books, or even sign each other's old t-shirts!
August 9-13: Final Days of Summer Camp: These two days will allow campers to enjoy their final minutes of summer camp FUN! Space is very limited. Registration at this location will be open to the younger campers from Southeast Camp, so register soon!
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 502.491.9622 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!