Arts Camps

 

SUMMER Art camps

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



  

ADVENTURERS

THE LEARNING CIRCLE YMCA

JULY & AUGUST | 7AM-6PM | Ages 4-7 | COST: $920 - $1,750

Children experience the summer in a fun, supportive environment with experienced nurturing teachers and a full time nurse on duty. The children will frequent the Summit YMCA for swimming, enjoy daily playground time and water play. Daily activities include arts and crafts, talent shows, dance, soccer and baseball clinics, gardening, hiking, summer reading and writing club, STEM activities, games and more.

TLC Camps are full day, month-long camps. Total price includes healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and any field trips or enrichment programs. TLC camps are not eligible for special offers such as early bird pricing.

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ART ADVENTURES

SUMMIT YMCA

WK: 2&6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | EBP: $290 | COST: $305

Campers will focus on a variety of art topics such as drawing, painting, sculpting and printmaking! Led by experienced art instructors, the children will learn about some of the most influential artists of the past and present to recreate some of their most famous works of art. Each day campers will create and explore their newly discovered creativity in Art Adventures!

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Busy Bees

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 1-10 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 3-5 | EBP: $330 | COST: $345

A first summer experience for preschool children, chance to make new friends, swim twice a week, arts and crafts, STEM, story time, sports, group games, local field trips, special events and more! Campers must be 3 years old by June 1, 2021 and fully toilet trained. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.

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Camp-A-Palooza

SUMMIT YMCA

WK: A,1-10,B | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 | EBP: $305 | COST: $320

Does your camper prefer the great indoors? Celebrate summer at the Summit YMCA with a full day of specialty camp. 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.

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KITCHEN CREATIONS

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 2 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | EBP: $290 | COST: $305

Ever wonder how your favorite pizza pie is made? Or what goes into the cream to make it your favorite sundae? Join us in this week long adventure to some of our favorite local restaurants as we explore how these creations come to life. Not only will campers get to eat a variety of amazing food but they’ll get a complete behind-the-scenes tour and learn kitchen secrets from some of our area’s greatest chefs.

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SEW CREATIVE

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | EBP: $290 | COST: $305

In sewing camp, we teach children how to sew, express themselves and experiment with creativity to design and make wearable or usable items. This offers campers opportunities to experience success, build confidence and self-esteem. Through guidance from our expert sewing instructor, we’ll create items such as pillows, animals, sachets, quilts and more to learn to sew anything!

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SLIME TIME

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 1&6 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-8 | EBP: $290 | COST: $305

Does your child love the ooey gooey things? Would you prefer they didn’t create them at home? Send them our way to Slime Time where we’ll explore the science behind all things slimey and gooey - think slugs, chewing gum and marshmallow fluff, and experiment with a variety of ingredients to make a number of slime based creations every day in this week long exploration of sticky icky things!

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SPECIALTY SIDEKICK

WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 1-9 | 12PM-4pm | Ages 5-14 | EBP: $180 | COST: $195

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

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YOUNG EXPLORERS

THE LEARNING CIRCLE YMCA

JULY & AUGUST | 7AM-6PM | AGES 3-4 | COST: $920 - $1,750

The Young Explorers is a first summer experience for preschool children to participate in an encouraging and supportive environment with nurturing teachers and a full time nurse on duty. Each week the explorers will investigate a new theme in a fun, exciting way that combines special activities, on-site events and programs. Children will frequent the Summit YMCA for swimming, enjoy daily playground time and water play.

TLC Camps are full day, month-long camps. Total price includes healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and any field trips or enrichment programs. TLC camps are not eligible for special offers such as early bird pricing.

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The Summit Area YMCA offers a variety of unique camp options to ensure your child has every opportunity to enjoy the best possible summer camp experience ever!  

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

As a nonprofit, the Summit Area YMCA is committed to enhancing the lives of individuals and families in our community. We do so by offering financial assistance to those with demonstrated need so that they may enjoy all the Y has to offer, regardless of their ability to pay. This helps us ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Families with low or moderate household income or those who are experiencing financial hardship are encouraged to apply. Applicants must live or work in the Summit Area YMCA service area which includes Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit.

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