Week 4

SUMMER CAMPS - WEEK 4: 7/12 - 7/16



  

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 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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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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JR. TRAVELERS

THE WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 3-6 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 7-8 | EBP: $360 | COST: $375

Jr. Travelers camp is the perfect combination of traditional camp activities, swimming at the Y and fun adventurous trips based out of the Watchung Reservation. Every week is different and full of fun! Possible trip destinations include Wild West City, FunPlex, Round Valley, Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Arcade, and 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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NASA Space Academy

SUMMIT YMCA

WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 6-10 | EBP: $300 | COST: $315

Mad Science and NASA® have teamed up to bring the excitement and wonder of space to our campers, for their chance to be a junior rocket scientist! We'll not only explore the science behind rocket construction but build our own. Through teamwork we'll 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 child's ticket to the stars. Let's journey through the galaxy with Mad Science!

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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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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 - Level 2

BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

WK: 4 | 9AM-12PM | Ages 8-12 | EBP: $310 | COST: $325

In this intermediate-advanced level of Bricks 4 Kidz Video Game Design camp, 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. They will broaden their understanding of variables, operators, and event-driven programming while applying existing knowledge in new ways of thinking about Scratch Programming. Each game progressively teaches more advanced capabilities within the video game design software. Students will be proud and excited to develop and play their very own video games.

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WILDERNESS ADVENTURES

THE WATCHUNG RESERVATION

WK: 4 | 9AM-4PM | Ages 8-12 | EBP: $320 | COST: $335

Children will explore the Watchung Reservation each day to learn learn fundamental wilderness survival techniques like how to read and use basic maps and compasses, emergency fire making, locating and purifying water in the field, reading and creating emergency signals, understanding common wilderness emergencies and take part in an introduction to wilderness first aid course.

 

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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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