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SUMMER DAY CAMP 2024
LEAD, CONNECT & GROW!

Welcome

We believe that values and skills learned at an early age are vital building blocks of life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn positive behaviors and values to explore their unique talents and interests for them to realize their full potential. This makes for confident kids today and contributing, engaged adults tomorrow. The Y has long history of providing a quality summer day camp experience for children. Campers have the opportunity for growth in spirit, mind and body, self-confidence, social development and the ability to learn through play!
 

Program Details:

Hours of Operation: 6:30 am to 6:00 pm

Program Hours: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Located Off-Site On A Local LBUSD Campus (more details coming soon!)

Daily Camp Requirements:

  • Non-perishable lunch
  • Plenty of snacks for an adventurous day
  • Closed-toed shoes!
  • Reusable water bottle

Registration Information:

Step 1: Register in person at the Lakewood Family YMCA beginning February 24th, 2024

Step 2: Fill out your participants CampDoc profile (will be emailed to you shortly after registering)
*A Campdoc profile must be completed for each participant being enrolled. These profiles must be completed at 100% before the start of camp without exceptions.

  • All payments will be automatically deducted on Wednesdays.
  • If you want to cancel your weekly enrollment, please do so on Wednesdays but not later than Friday by 12pm.
  • Registration is based on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • We accept Third-Party Agencies such as Children's Home Society & Crystal Stairs

TRADITIONAL CAMP

Registration Fee: $35 | Camp Shirt: $15 | Deposit: $20/week 

EXPLORER (TK-K):

Member: $274/week
Non-Member: $304/week

Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, group games, singing camp songs and much more! This program is an introduction to summer camp and gives kids the chance to sample a bit of everything. This camp includes one local field trip per week and one swim day per week.

RANGER (1st/2nd):

Member: $274/week
Non-Member: $304/week

Campers will take the next step from Explorer camp into "big kid" camp where they will learn responsibility in a fun filled environment. Group games are a big component of this age group. This camp includes one local field trip per week and one swim day per week.

PIONEER (3rd/4th):

Member: $274/week
Non-Member: $304/week

Campers will become role models to the younger campers while learning what character means through a variety of hands-on activities. This camp includes one local field trip per week and one swim day per week.

ADVENTURE (5th/6th):

Member: $274/week
Non-Member: $304/week

Campers will enjoy a variety of team building activities that will strengthen their social skills and leadership skills. This camp includes one local field trip per week and one swim day per week.

TEEN (7th/8th):

Member: $274/week
Non-Member: $304/week

Campers will experience a summer to remember! This camp will spend one day on a field trip, one day swimming and full days of team building and leadership development activities to help them become positive examples of our 4 core YMCA values.

SPECIALTY CAMPS - S.T.E.A.M.

Registration Fee: $35 | Camp Shirt: $15 | Deposit: $20/week

MAD SCIENCE (K-5th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Learning doesn't have to stop in the summer! Campers will have the opportunity to become junior scientists for a week as they get their hands dirty making slime and other concoctions. They will embark on a series of science adventures like no other!

Camp Offered: Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5

CULINARY (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

In this week-long camp, participants will explore a variety of cooking techniques and flavor profiles. Participants will develop a foundation of safe and efficient cooking skills such as knife work, measuring, and hot & cold cooking techniques. Participants can expect to work individually and in small groups to imporve their skills. By the end of the week, they will be able to develop a cohesive meal that demonstrates their new culinary ability and knowledge.

Camp Offered: Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9

NEW!!! HANDS ON ART (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Join the adventure into the world of art! Campers will be hands on when learning to understand and appreciate art through an interactive multi-media art experience at the Y! Campers will learn about various artists, techniques, and materials to create their works of art. Their portfolio of masterpieces and sketchbook will be displayed at an end of session art show for family to see and enjoy.

Camp Offered: Week 2, Week 4

FUTURE FARMERS (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

In this camp, participants will learn about agriculture and food responsibility in an innovative and fun environment. Participants will get a one-of-a-kind experience as they visit a local nursery and get hands-on instruction from on site professionals.

Camp Offered: Week 6, Week 7

BOTANY (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Exploring and discovering nature! Our budding botanist will learn about the science of plants and the differences in plant specimens with hands-on instruction from professionals at one of our local nurseries. Participants will work on a project they will get to take home and continue caring for with the experience and knowledge gained throughout their week at camp.

Camp Offered: Week 8, Week 9

NEW!!! LEGO ADVENTURES (K-5th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Letting imaginations run wild! We are partnering with Play-Well Tekologies to bring this fun opportunity for campers to use their problem solving skills to build elaborate objects, structures and possibly vehicles. This camp will allow campers to explore fundamental principles of engineering and physics.

Camp Themes:
Week 7: Adventures in STEM with LEGO
Week 8: Pokemon Engineering with LEGO
Week 9: Mine, Craft & Build - Games with LEGO

Age Group Rotations:

Ages 5-7: 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages 8-12: 1:00pm-4:00pm
*Participants in the first rotation will need to be signed into camp no later than 8:30am daily

SPECIALTY CAMPS - SPORTS

Registration Fee: $35 | Camp Shirt: $15 | Deposit: $20/week

BASKETBALL (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Building confidence one dribble at a time! This camp is geared toward the beginner level player looking to learn the fundamental movements of basketball such as dribbling, passing and shooting as well as the social and listening skills of teamwork.

Camp Offered: Week 1, Week 2

AQUA (K-8th):
*Swim lessons for beginner level swimmers

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

The Y has long been America's favorite swimming instructor. In Aqua Camp, campers are sure to get that same quality instruction while also having fun. Rest assured, your child is safe in the hands of our certified swim instructors and lifeguards.

Camp Offered: Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5

TENNIS (K-5th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

In Tennis Camp, participants will be transported to the Lakewood Tennis Center for a portion of their day to learn the basic skills and rules of the game. This camp is for the beginner level athlete.

Requirement: Tennis Raquet

Camp Offered: Week 5, Week 6

SK8 (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

This camp is designed for youth that are new to riding their skateboard. These lessons help develop basic skills needed for beginners such as: balance, pushing correctly, turning and safety. Participants will also get the opportunity to learn how to ollie and roll down banks.

Requirements: Skateboard, Helmet, Safety Pads

Camp Offered: Week 8, Week 9

GYMNASTICS (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Instilling confidence and strength in all participants, this camp offers instruction and activities on the fundamentals of gymnastic for boys and girls in a fun and safe team building environment.

Camp Offered: Week 5, Week 7

NINJA GYMNASTICS (K-8th):

Member: $399/week
Non-Member: $429/week

Ninja Gymnastics is an awesome opportunity for energetic kiddo's looking to get their wiggles out. This camp includes obstacle courses, bars, trampoline, ninja games, challenges and plenty of strength building with age-appropriate physical conditioning skills.

Camp Offered: Week 4, Week 6