Variety Camps

variety camps



  

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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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 Cannundus

the WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 1-10 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-13 | ebp: $320 | COST: $335

Making friends, learning new skills, understanding more about the natural world and good old fashion fun is what Camp Cannundus is all about. Hosted outdoors at the Watchung Reservation, each day offers many enjoyable activities to choose from including arts and crafts, nature hikes, games and swimming at the YMCA. Cannundus campers participate in a theme day, STEM day and a field trip every week!

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CAMP DISCOVERY & ENTERPRISE

SUMMIT YMCA

WK: a&b | 9AM-4PM | Ages 7-14 | EBP: $480 | COST: $495 

This travel camp blasts off and ends summer with a bang! Children enjoy whole days of field trips to state parks, the beach, museums, fun centers and other exciting locations like Jenkinsons Aquarium, the Bronx Zoo & Liberty Science Center! Per diem or partial week is also available at $125 per day.

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Camp Lagoonland

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 1-10 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 | COST: $375 | COST: $390

Campers swim everyday at Camp Lagoonland (except on scheduled trip days), in addition to games, arts and crafts and field trips to local attractions. They also participate in weekly swimming lessons. Field trips may include state parks, sporting events, movies, mini-golf and more.

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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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full steam ahead

SUMMIT YMCA

WK: 4&8 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 5-8 | EBP: $290 | COST: $305

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. 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!

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LEADERS IN TRAINING

THE WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 1-8 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 14-16 | EBP: $205 | COST: $220

Leaders in Training (LIT) is a great program for teens to develop leadership skills, learn how to work with children of all ages, and have fun at the same time. LITs receive weekly leadership lectures, practical skills training and performance evaluations. LITs accompany Camp Cannundus on weekly trips and gain opportunities to become future Summer Camp Counselors.

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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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