All About Art (Downtown)
From wearable art like tie-dye, to more traditional art forms such as painting and sculpting, students will be immersed in art projects that reflect their own creative talents. This popular camp is an extravaganza of creativity and fun!
Week 5, July 3 & 5-7: 8-12 yrs. (1-4 p.m.)
NEW! The Artful Experience: Groovy 60’s (Kerasotes)
Campers will spend their week with a focus on arts and crafts from the 50s and 60’s. Pop Art (Warhol) and Pollock will influence our art projects. We will weave innovations of the 1960s throughout our week of arts and crafts adventures. We will also spend time in the YMCA’s Community Garden, YMCA ROOTS, to include nature in our art and expand our understanding of being good stewards of our world. This camp will include an outdoor water play activity on Wednesdays, and Fridays will be our swim day. A sack lunch, sun screen, bug spray, and water bottle will be needed daily for the full day camp experience. A swim suit and towel will be needed on Wednesday and Friday.
Week 8, July 24-28: 5-12 yrs. (9 a.m.-4 p.m., Full Day)
Learn skills to be a safe and effective sitter. We will cover first aid, emergency procedures, playtime activities and child care. The responsibilities of having a job and presenting yourself to potential employers will also be discussed.
Week 3, June 19-23: 11-15 yrs. (9 a.m.-Noon)
Bakery Bliss (Downtown)
Campers measure, mix and decorate their way to delectable sweet and savory treats in this camp. Creating and tasting their creations is the highlight. We will also include lessons on safe food preparation, nutrition and cooking terms.
Week 4, June 26-30: 8-12 yrs. (9 a.m.-Noon)
New! Behind the Scenes (Downtown)
Calling all make-up artists, set builders and costume designers! Working collaboratively with Drama Camp, participants in this camp will work on the nuts and bolts, the paint and fabric or our production. It takes more than performers to put on a show, we need creative artists too!
Week 8, July 24-28: 10-14 yrs. (9 a.m.-Noon)
CSI Investigation (Downtown)
Back by demand from last summer, we have more crimes to solve. Campers step into the mind of a CSI expert and look at forensics, fingerprinting and DNA to solve crimes. Campers work together to study clues and solve mysteries. This exciting camp is for the science minded investigator and detective.
Week 4, June 26-30: 8-12 yrs. (1-4 p.m.)
Dance, Dance, Dance (Downtown)
From ballet to the newest dance crazes, this is the week our young campers work on their moves! While becoming acquainted with the most basic of dance steps, campers will put their lessons into practice by learning a jazz routine. All levels of experience encouraged. On Friday we will showcase our newfound knowledge of jazz for friends and family.
Week 6, July 10-14: 5-7 yrs. (9 a.m.-Noon)
New! Drama Camp (Downtown)
Drama Camp is designed to educate campers about theater. Campers will learn basic acting techniques and theater terminology. The campers will learn how to work together in groups, think critically, use their imagination, discover new ideas, and solve problems. This two week camp wraps up with a performance that lets everyone have a chance to feel like a star!
Week 7-8*, July 17-28: 8-12 yrs (9 a.m.-Noon)
*Two week camp. Must register for both weeks.
Girl Strong (Kerasotes)
Come join us for fun, fitness, fashion and the celebration of being GIRL STRONG. Being confident, healthy, and happy is our goal! Through this girl powered camp we will talk with female role models, work on building confidence, and participate in activities ranging from yoga to fashion and jewelry to investigating famous women throughout history.
Week 5, July 3 & 5-7: 5-12 yrs. (1-4 p.m.)
*CLOSED Tuesday, July 4th*