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CAMPS

 

WHY THE Y DAY CAMP?   

YMCA day camps create experiences that last a lifetime. Our intentional approach to day camp is based on the principles of YMCA Health Child Development, and the Y values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and inclusiveness. Our staff, many of whom have been campers in the past, have a criminal record check, standard first aid and CPR, and complete a week of safety oriented training to ensure your children receive the highest level of care you expect. YMCA Day Camp is the best way to play, build relationships and start to develop a healthy lifestyle like no other day camp.  

AGE GROUPS    
YMCA day camps are structured around the developmental age and stage of your child. Our unique age groupings allow our programs to be progressive adding new and/or more challenging activities as your child grows with us.

ROVERS: Ages 4-5 years
Staffing Ratio 1:8
Promotes creativity and imagination increases cooperation with peers and adults.
TRAILBLAZERS: Ages 6-8 years
Staffing Ratio 1:10
Promotes learning through play and increase awareness of self and others.
EXPLORERS: Ages 9-10 years
Staffing Ratio 1:12
Promotes healthy lifestyle and active participation. Builds teamwork and fosters  group learning.
MAVERICKS: Ages 11-12 years
Staffing Ratio 1:12
Promotes responsibility and empathy towards others and provides leadership opportunities.

 


WEEKLY CAMP (Ages 4-12)

2019 PRICING
Members: $150/week, $34/day
Non-Members: $165/week, $39/day


2019 LOCATIONS & DATES
Join us at one of our three camp locations in Lambton Shores this summer, where campers will have a blast playing, creating new friendships and building memories.

LAMBTON SHORES YMCA
DATES:
Week 2: July 8-12
Week 3: July 5-19
Week 7: Aug 12-26
Week 9: Aug 26-30

THEDFORD LEGACY CENTRE
DATES:
Week 5: July 29-Aug 2

GRAND BEND PUBLIC SCHOOL
DATES:
Week 4: July 22-26
Week 8: Aug 19-23

CAMP BIG DAY FRIDAYS
All YMCA day camps hold a special BIG DAY every Friday to celebrate another awesome week at camp. Look forward to themes such as Y's Got Talent and Spy Kids. Ask your camp supervisor for more information.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Financial assistance is available through the YMCA Strong Kids program. 

PROGRAM HOURS AND EXTENDED CARE
Members: no charge / Non-Members: $40/week, $8/day
Extended Care is available to help support parents who need an earlier drop off and/or later pick up time. Supervision begins at 7:30am before the camp day and closes at 5:30pm. Extended Care is free for YMCA members.



TYPICAL DAY AT CAMP

7:30am-9:00am   Optional extended care 
8:30am-9:00am  Camper drop-off
9:00am-9:20am  Camp starts with an opening circle of songs
9:20am-12:15pm  Campers break off into age based activity groups for all kinds of fun
12:15pm-12:45pm  Lunch
12:45pm-3:30pm  More great camp programming
3:30pm-4:00pm  The day ends with a closing circle of songs
4:00pm-4:30pm  Camper pick-up 
4:30pm-5:30pm  Optional extended care

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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