Age 6


ADVENTURERS (TRADITIONAL)

TLC | JUL & AUG | 7AM-6PM | Ages 4-7

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Children experience the summer in a fun, supportive environment with experienced nurturing teachers and a full time nurse on duty. Each week the adventures will investigate a new theme in a fun, exciting way that combines activities, special on-site events and field trips. Daily activities include arts and crafts, playground time and water play, swimming at the Summit YMCA, special programs, dance, sports clinics, gardening, hiking, reading and writing, STEAM activities and games.

TLC Camps are full day, month-long camps. Price includes healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and any field trips or enrichment programs.


Art Adventures (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 8 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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! 


CAMP CANNUNDUS (Traditional)

WR | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-13 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $310 | REG: $330

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE TRANSPORTATION

Making friends, learning new skills, understanding more about the natural world and each other is what Camp Cannundus is all about. Hosted at the Watchung Reservation, each day offers many enjoyable activities to choose from including arts and crafts, nature, games and swimming at the Summit YMCA. Cannundus campers participate in theme days every Tuesday and go on trips every Thursday.

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 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $365 | REG: $385

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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! 


CAMPER SAMPLER (Traditional)

BH | WK: A & B | 9AM-4PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $320 | REG: $340 | DAILY: $88

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Start your summer off right, with a full day of variety! Join us to create art and kitchen masterpieces, STEAM activities, lego creations, play board games and adventure on a few trips to local playgrounds. Each day will be fun filled, with a different theme. For details or to register for partial week, contact us.

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


Crazy Chemworks - Mad Science (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 1 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Campers will have a blast shaking up a flask of fun in the lab and becoming a junior chemist! Learn to recognize chemical reactions by mixing up reactive ingredients for sensational results. Check out the colors of chemistry with the power of pH paper. Probe the properties of light and discover the unusual applications of glow-in-the-dark technology. Take home projects include a reaction tube kit, atomic coins, slippery slime, Professor Beakerdude and more!


Destination Earth - Mad SciencE (SPECIALTY)

bh | WK: 9 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Discover how science will help us protect our planet with hands-on experiments that will increase their understanding of Earth and its residents! Where do owls live? What do they eat? How do some bugs walk on water? How do ants collect their food? Walk on the wild side as we explore owls, birds and all kinds of bugs. Learn the basics of water pollution, acid rain and the benefits of solar energy.


Digging Dinos - Mad Science (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Calling all dinosaur lover's! Here's your chance. Become a junior paleontologist at the Y! Experience dinosaur digs, black tar pits & bone reconstruction. See fossil replicas and touch real dinosaur fossils. Learn about casting and preserve your own T-Rex tooth and fly in amber as proof of your exciting journey hunting for these giants.


Food Magicians (SPECIALTY)

bh | WK: 1 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE


BH | WK: 6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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! 


Fun at the Farm (SPECIALTY)

bh | WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Our mission is to connect campers to nature through farm-based education! Campers will grow, learn and play through creative, hands-on projects, visiting the farm each day to see how farms function. Campers will visit the animals, learn about planting seasons and have fun while doing it!

*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
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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! 


HIP HOP & ROCKIN CHEER (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 3 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Learn fun high-energy hip hop dances, cheers, chants, and jumps all in one rockin’ camp! Learn to work as a team and have fun playing games, making a craft, and performing in a pep rally. Family and friends are invited to watch the BIG pep rally at the end of the camp week!

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


Jr Engineering LEVEL 1- Bricks 4 Kidz (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 3 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
EBP (ENDS 2/28): $330 | REG: $350

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Students are captivated in this super fun and hands-on class as we explore various STEM projects, create exciting gadgets, learn the basics of electricity, build a circuit, construct an electromagnet, discover marvelous machines and how they make work and life more efficient! The knowledge and learning experience from this class not only helps students build a strong foundation in STEM, but also strengthens their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


LIL' BAKERS (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 2 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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. 

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


NASA Space Center - Mad Science (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Mad Science and NASA® have teamed up to bring you the excitement and wonder of space along with your chance to be a rocket scientist! Explore the science behind rocket construction as you build your own. Use teamwork to complete an important space mission and build a model space station. Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in our planetary tour. This stellar camp is your ticket to the stars, come journey through the galaxy with Mad Science!


Ninja Warriors (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 5 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE


WR | WK: 9 | 9AM-12PM | AGES 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $230

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Ninja Warrior camp combines inspiration from the popular TV show American Ninja Warrior along with gym class games. Campers will face challenging obstacles and learn how to blow by them with ease! Ninja Warrior Camp is perfect for children who are looking to have fun, stay active and improve their agility and speed! Ninja Warrior Camp is held indoors at Berkeley Heights YMCA and outdoors at the Watchung Reservation.

*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 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

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! 


Playground Hopper (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 7 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Who loves the playground? Every child does, of course! This week long, half day camp will take your camper to the area’s top rated playgrounds! Swing, jump, run and slide into fun this summer with Playground Hopper! Playground trip list will be available March 2019. (Low staff to camper ratio of 1:8)

TRIPS & THEMES

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

Pocket Brick Monsters - Pokémon® - BRICKS 4 KIDZ  (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE


BH | WK: 7 | 9AM-12PM | AGES 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Get ready for an adventure, capturing wild Pokémon® creatures and training them for battle. Improve your accuracy and power as you learn new moves and special abilities. Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poké Balls & more. Bring your own Pokémon® trading cards to play and trade. Show off your skills as you battle for power in your journey through the Pokémon® universe. Do you have what it takes to become a Pokémon® Master?


Remote Control LEGO® Mania - Bricks 4 Kidz (SPECIALTY)

SU | WK: 1 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Making it move is the name of the game here! Kids love seeing their using LEGO® remote controls creations in motion. Each day, campers will create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines & more. Campers gain understanding of basic working principles for many ingenious devices that are part of our daily lives and earn how to magnify, diminish and redirect force to move objects at different speeds and in different directions. 


Schoolhouse Chess - Mad Science (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | AGES 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE


SU | WK: 7 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Our Schoolhouse Chess program makes chess fun! We bring pieces to life using creative personalities. Our imaginative characters accelerate the learning process and fascinate children. Play with our giant chess set – the biggest you’ve ever seen! This camp is appropriate for beginners through intermediate players. It covers all rules, strategies and tactics. Find out why chess is the most popular game in the world!


Sci-Art (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 2,6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $280 | REG: $300

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

Ignite your camper’s stellar imagination through an integrated STEAM approach to learning. Campers will learn about science, technology, engineering and math through creative hands-on art projects. Campers will create one take home project each day!

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

Secret Agent Lab - Mad Science (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $315

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

The following camp description is TOP SECRET: Suspects! Schematics! And Sleuths! Connect the dots using science to help solve a crime in this hands-on investigation of the science of sleuthing, evidence gathering, analysis and fingerprinting detection. Enhance your recall, observation skills and learn how to use spy equipment. This camp will sharpen your special operative skills and teach you all about the secret world of espionage. 


Sew Creative (SPECIALTY)

BH | WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $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!

*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 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $210 | REG: $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! 

Specialty Sidekick (SPECIALTY)

WR | WK: 1-9 | 12PM-4PM | Ages 5-14 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $170 | REG: $190

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE

The perfect afternoon compliment to any morning specialty camp! Sidekick campers join Camp Cannundus at the Watchung Reservation for a half day of activities outdoors. Making friends, learning new skills and enjoying the outdoors is what Camp Cannundus is all about. Each day offers activities to choose from including arts and crafts, nature, games and swimming twice a week at the Summit YMCA.  

Please note: Specialty Sidekick is available as an add-on only to campers enrolled in our half day morning specialty camps. Transportation for Specialty Sidekick is included between campsites.

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


Sports Camp (TRADITIONAL)

WR | WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 6-10
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $310 | REG: $330

REGISTER EXTENDED CARE TRANSPORTATION

Designed for the sports enthusiast and using the Y Super Sports Model, campers will develop fundamental athletic skills and techniques for a variety of sporting activities, while learning the value of teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play. Camp is held outdoors at the Watchung Reservation and each day includes drills, skill development, learning the rules, game time & open play. Sports camp partakes in field trips to local sporting events and we occasionally may have a visit from the Jr. NBA.

DAILY SCHEDULES TRIPS & THEMES


*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 
*EBP (ENDS 2/28): $295 | REG: $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, School Age & Camp
      • Summit YMCA
      • The Learning Circle YMCA
    • (908) 273-7040 ext. 5217
  • Deb Graisser

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