Week 2

SUMMER CAMPS - WEEK 2: 6/27 - 7/2



  

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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Brixology® - Engineering with LEGO®

SUMMIT YMCA

WK: 2 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 8-12 | EBP: $310 | COST: $325

This Mad Science Brixology® Camp sets the foundation for our next generation of makers! Children learn about different types of engineering and then team up to construct a project using LEGO® bricks. They learn about aerospace engineering while assembling a space station. They explore mechanical engineering as they build boats and vehicles. That’s not all, from carnival rides to drawing machines, mechanical animals to truss bridges, your future engineer will build upon their creativity to solve real-world design challenges, while developing their problem-solving and team-building skills. Let the tinkering begin!

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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 Lagoonland

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 1-10 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 5-8 | EBP: $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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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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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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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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SPORTS CAMP

THE WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 1-10 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 6-12 | EBP: $320 | COST: $335

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. Sports 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 may occasionally have a visit from the Jr. NBA!

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TEEN TREK

THE WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 1-9 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 11-14 | COST: $415 | COST: $430

Teen Trek is one of our most popular camps, where teens enjoy daily excursions to New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania for adventure, cultural awareness, the deconstruction of comfort zones, new friends and lots of fun! Past trips included Seven Presidents Beach, Six Flags, Camel Beach Water Park, High Point State Park, Round Valley, Dorney Park, Bushkill Falls, Laser One, Delaware River and Dave & Busters, to name a few.

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TRAVELERS

THE WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 2-8 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 9-10 | EBP: $360 | COST: $375

Travelers camp is the perfect combination of traditional camp activities, pool days and fun adventurous trips. Every week is different and full of fun! Past trips include Dave & Buster’s, Keansburg Amusement Park, Wild West City, Silver Ball Museum & Arcade, Tomahawk Lake, iPlay America, Funplex & Splash Zone, Dorneypark, NYC Freedom Tower, Lake Hopatcong, Castaway Cove Mini Golf, Round Valley, Ziplining, Bounce Factory, Laser Tag and more!

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Video Game Design - jr.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 2 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | EBP: $310 | COST: $325

Designed as an introduction to video game design, this Bricks 4 Kidz helps children learn basic coding and programming using Scratch Jr. Programming via iPad. The camp curriculum focuses on teaching campers the fundamentals in creating animations and games using data structures, algorithms and game design. Students will learn to create unique game design projects with functions that involve math and logic. Challenging problems are given in each class to enhance students understanding and encourage creativity

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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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