Arts Camps

 


Your budding artists will leave camp better able to express their creativity, communicate ideas, make choices and solve problems. 


Art Adventures (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 8 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
COST*: $230

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Campers will focus on a variety of art topics such as drawing, painting, sculpting and printmaking! Each day campers will create and explore their newly discovered creativity in Art Adventures!

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


Busy Bees (PRESCHOOL)

BH | WK: A-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 3-5 
COST*: $340

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Make new friends, enjoy swimming twice a week, arts and crafts, STEM, story time, sports, group games, local field trips, special events and more! Must be 3 years old by June 1, 2019 and fully toilet trained. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.

DAILY SCHEDULES TRIPS & THEMES


*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


Camp Lagoon - Highland (Traditional)

BH | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 
COST*: $385

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Camp Lagoon and Camp Highland have merged together (campers will still be grouped by age). In addition to games, arts and crafts and field trips to local attractions, campers will swim everyday (except on scheduled trip days) and participate in swimming lessons once a week. Field trips may include state parks, sporting events, movies, mini-golf and more. Trip schedules will be released March 2019.

DAILY SCHEDULES TRIPS & THEMES


*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


Camp-A-Palooza (TRADITIONAL)

SU | WK: A,1,3,5,7,9,B | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 
COST*: $315

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Does your camper prefer the great indoors? Come celebrate summer with a full day of specialty camp options available at the Summit YMCA. Campers will build, create arts and crafts, explore S.T.E.A.M. experiments, play games as well as take local walking trips to the playground and downtown Summit.

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 

 


CULINARY ADVENTURES (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 5 | 9AM-12PM | AGES 8-12
COST*: $300

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Have fun exploring the food scene in the downtown Summit area in this week! Not only will campers get to eat at a variety of amazing local restaurants but they’ll get a complete behind-the-scenes tour and learn kitchen secrets from some of our area’s greatest chefs.

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


Food Magicians (SPECIALTY)

bh | WK: 1 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8
COST*: $230

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This week will turn your camper into a food magician! Using edible science, we will explore delicious chemical reactions. Campers will measure and mix and watch their food grow and shrink and take on new shapes. Playing with your food has never been so much fun!

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


Full STEAM Ahead (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 3 | 9AM-12PM | AGES 5-8
COST*: $300

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BH | WK: 6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8
COST*: $300

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Full STEAM Ahead Science Camp provides an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games and have loads of fun experimenting with a wide variety of STEAM activities. The activities are designed to trigger the lively imaginations of children and build their self-confidence. We'll explore exciting topics such as skyscrapers, flight, chemical reactions and much more!

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


GLITZ & GLAMOUR (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 7 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
COST*: $300

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Kids will feel pampered all day, every day in this specialty camp! Campers will do arts and crafts, make jewelry, lip balms and scented bath bombs and shop at the boutiques in downtown Summit. They will end their week with a trip to the spa for a manicure!

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


LIL' BAKERS (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 2 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8
COST*: $230

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BH | WK: 2 | 1PM-4PM** | Ages 5-8
COST*: $230

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Join us for a week of baking and tasting! All recipes will be made from scratch and campers will learn about healthy alternatives to the not-so-healthy ingredients found in many popular baked goods. 

**We have added a complimentary morning Speciality Sidekick Camp for Week 2 if you require care from 9:00AM - 1:00PM during this week.

SPECIALTY SIDEKICK AM

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


PiratES, Princes & Princesses (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 2 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8 
COST*: $300

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Calling all pirates, princes and princesses! Join us as we sail off to mysterious imaginary lands! A return to the days when pirates ruled the seas and royalty ruled the land. We'll make castles, crowns, pirate maps & more. ARRRRGGGHH, your majesty, this camp is filled with a bounty of music, games, activities and creative art experiences for our noble princes, princesses and seafaring pirates! 

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 


Sew Creative (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
COST*: $230

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BH | WK: 4 | 1PM-4PM** | Ages 6-10 
COST*: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Learn how to sew, express yourself and experiment with your creativity. Designing and making a wearable or usable item allows campers to feel success, build confidence and self-esteem. Learn just how easy it is to sew and create items such as pillows, animals, sachets & quilts. Join our creative sewing expert and together you can learn to sew anything!

**We have added a complimentary morning Speciality Sidekick Camp for Week 4 if you require care from 9:00AM - 1:00PM during this week.

SPECIALTY SIDEKICK AM

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 

Slime Art (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 5 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8 
COST*: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Does your child love the ooey gooey things? Would you prefer they didn’t create them at home? Send them our way to Slime Art Camp! We will create a variety of slime based doughs and mixtures every day in this week long exploration of sticky icky things!

*This camp is eligible for the Camp More Save More Program - ENJOY MORE CAMP FOR LESS! 

VIDEO GAME DESIGN - Bricks 4 Kidz (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 8 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
COST*: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Students will develop a range of coding and problem-solving skills as they think creatively, reason systematically and work collaboratively to create various video games for fun. Each Game Design unit includes a themed mini-model built with LEGO® Bricks that will be the main character of all of the games. Each game progressively teaches more advanced capabilities within the design software. Students will be proud and excited to actually play their very own completed video games.


The Summit Area YMCA offers over 50+ unique camp options to ensure your child has every opportunity to enjoy the best possible summer camp experience ever!  

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Contacts

  • Kelly McHugh

    • Program Director, Child Care & Camp
      • Berkeley Heights YMCA
    • (908) 464-8301 Ext. 2027
  • Deb Graisser

    • Business Manager, Childcare & Camp
      • Association Services
    • (908) 738-2165